Master Han Taekwondo formally known as U.S. Taekwondo College in Springfield, Virginia, was first opened in 1983 by Grand Master Han. Grand Master Han, a 9th Degree Black Belt, was born in a small rural town in Seoul, Korea. He began studying Tae Kwon Do at the age of 8 and has for more than 50 years dedicated his life and taught the art of self-defense right here in Springfield, Virginia.
Grand Master Han was a Former World Champion, Olympic Torchbearer, and the U.S. Team Coach in the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, Korea.
Grand Master Han is still actively teaching at Master Han Taekwondo alongside his instructors Master Mark Back, Master Su Ha, Ms. Jennifer Han, and Ms. Lynn Vo.
What is Tae Kwon Do?
Tae Kwon Do is a Korean Martial Art that is the basic study of self-defense using bare hands and bare feet. Tae in Korean means to strike or break with the foot. Kwon in Korean means to strike or break with the fist.
Do in Korean means way, method, or path. Thus Tae Kwon Do means the way of the hand and the foot
Why choose Master Han Taekwondo?
We are dedicated to promoting health, strength, and longevity. It is our goal to provide our students with a program that will benefit them throughout their lifetimes. We want all of our students to be successful outside of the dojang, as well as within. Training in Tae Kwon Do can help people of any age or fitness level: develop better exercise and dietary habits, build strength and stamina, develop flexibility, and build self-confidence. All of these qualities will prove to be invaluable throughout your lifetime.
It is our goal to make your training at Master Han Taekwondo a positive experience. So what are you waiting for? Come join the Master Han Taekwondo family and experience the benefits of Tae Kwon Do today!
" Martial Arts is more
than just self-defense.
It is a philosophy, it is
a way to improve your life."
-Grand Master K.S. Han
Click the video to watch G.Master Han teach basic self-defense on WUSA Channel 9 News