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 Universal Tae Kwon-Do Federation




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Our Motto: To unify mind and body, and individual with community.                                  

Our Mission: To spread the teaching of Tae Kwon Do as a civilian martial art using the principles and  methods developed by Grandmaster Han Cha Kyo, in order to develop character, spirit and health so that individuals can realize their potential in their ever-expanding community.

Tenets of Tae Kwon Do:

Courtesy Ye Ui
Integrity Yom Chi
Perseverance In Nae
Self-Control Guk Gi
Indomitable Spirit Baekjool Boolgol
Community Service Sawe Bongsa
Love Sarang 





Student Training Manual (introductory guide for beginning ranks) Special thanks to Mr. Luongo and Ms. Haycraft  

Student HANDBOOK.pdf    

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The Universal Tae Kwon Do Federation (UTF) was founded by Grandmaster Han Cha Kyo in 1981. Our Co-Presidents, appointed by Grandmaster Han, are Master James Langlas (VIII Dan) and Master Paul Irvin (VIII Dan). Today they continue his pioneering work.








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Postal address 3435 SE Raymond
Portland, OR 97202
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