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Taekwondo Grand Master Jhoon Rhee Dies at 86

Master Jack Bobrow, Grand Master Jhoon Rhee, Master Mitchell Bobrow

Master Jack Bobrow, Grand Master Jhoon Rhee, Master Mitchell Bobrow Inaugural Taekwondo Hall of Fame Ceremony 2007

Grandmaster Jhoon Rhee, the man known as the “Father of American Taekwondo,” died Monday morning after a long illness.

Jhoon Rhee was a 10th-degree black belt credited with popularizing taekwondo in the United States, after emigrating from Korea in the 1950s. He opened his first taekwondo school in Washington, D.C., in 1962. Produced the National Karate Championship which was one of the most prestigious titles in Martial Arts since 1964. By the 1980s, Rhee had 11 schools in the Washington area. Rhee was the keynote speaker at the first Official Taekwondo Hall of Fame ceremony which was held in 2007.

Chun Rhee said funeral arrangements have not yet been finalized. He said information about a memorial service will be posted later this week.

Young Master Jhoon Rhee top photo 3rd from left.


New Otomix Ninja Warrior Combat Shoe in Stock!

Otomix maker of Bodybuilding and Martial Arts Shoes just released the all new Ninja Warrior Combat Shoe. Inspired by friend of owner Bruce Lee the Warrior comes in Yellow with black trim. Still lightweight and flexible this shoe lets you feel the floor.  Perfect for weightlifting, crossfit, rope/climbing and Martial Arts!


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New Otomix Dragon Taekwondo Shoe Now in Stock!

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Otomix MMA Wrestling Stingray Shoe Coming in New Colors Next Month!

Otomix begins delivering the long awaited Stingray Escape Fight Shoe in two new colors yellow and cobalt blue. Designed by champions for elite fighters. This specialized shoe is the favorite of all Mixed Martial Artists. The Stngray is now available iin colors black, camo, red or white. The red color will be a Limited Edition so place your orders early. Founder of Otomix Mitchell Bobrow a Taekwondo Hall of Famer claims that the Stingray Escape is the best performing shoe for all mat combative sports. Go to or call 800-597-5425 to place you order for April delivery.

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