A MESSAGE FROM GRANDMASTER COOK
Since its establishment in 1980, the United States Taekwondo Association was diligently overseen by its founder, Grandmaster Richard Chun, 9th dan black belt and one of the highest ranking master instructors within the borders of the United States. Shortly before his passing in November of 2017, Grandmaster Chun appointed Grandmaster Doug Cook as his sole successor in leading the organization forward.
ABOUT THE USTA
It is the goal of the USTA to stimulate excellence in the learning, practice, and teaching of traditional taekwondo, under the direction of president and CEO, Grandmaster Doug Cook. The United States Taekwondo Association will help organize curricula for accredited schools and assist instructors plan and implement their programs more effectively The Association maintains a National Registry of individual and group members at its headquarters in Warwick, New York.
ABOUT OUR FOUNDER
Dr. Richard Chun was a 9th Dan International Grand Master Instructor of Taekwondo and a member of the Black Belt Hall of Fame. In 2004, Dr. Chun was added to the Taekwondo Times Hall of Fame by Taekwondo Times Magazine.