We will be open for all regularly scheduled classes this weekend and Memorial Day, Monday May 28.

 

You may now wear a Jhoon Rhee T-Shirt instead of your uniform top!
(T-shirts must be tucked in with belt on top.)

The new 2018 Tshirts are now here!
Cost is $20 ($22 for non-members).

 

 

 

 

 

You may also wear Jhoon Rhee T-shirts from past years to class. T-Shirt Season goes until Labor Day.

 

Our next Belt Testing and Graduation will be the week of June 18, with the Graduation Ceremony being on Friday, June 22. Potential candidates will be notified via email.

 

We had 35 students pass their belt test and graduate to the next rank, including the following who received “Out Standing Marks”:

  • Luke Marshall (Purple Belt)
  • Steven Murphy (Blue Belt)
  • Elizabeth Marshall (Red Belt)
  • Jannah Zabadi (Red Belt)

In addition, Ryan Schaufelberger (2nd Brown Belt) was recognized as our Most Improved Student this month!

Congratulations, everyone!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our Jhoon Rhee Super Challenge Tournament is Saturday June 2, 2018.  This is our biggest event of the year! There will be hundreds of competitors from local schools competing for individual awards and the Super Challenge Cup for their school. Students can compete in Forms and Sparring divisions.

Please visit the Jhoon Rhee Super Challenge Website at www.superchallengetkd.com/mainevent.php to obtain more information and to register.

Pre-register by 12 PM Saturday, May 20 to save on the registration cost.

Please remember that the school will be closed June 2 for the tournament.

 

Grandmaster Rhee’s memorial service was filmed and is available on Vimeo by clicking here.

There were tributes by Linda Lee Cadwell (Widow of Bruce Lee), Chuck Norris, Tony Robbins and many other martial artists, actors, and politicians.

Master Pineda introduced the final tribute, a performance by Jhoon Rhee instructors and black belts of the musical form “Chosang” to God Bless America.

And, finally, Master Chun Rhee led a “Final Bow” to Grandmaster Rhee.

 

Memorial services for Grandmaster Jhoon Rhee will be held on Monday May 7 and Tuesday May 8.  See the link below for details.  All are welcome to attend. Students are encouraged to wear their TKD uniforms, but please refrain from wearing red.

Click here for the dates/locations of the memorial services

You can view the Memorial Program and list of speakers here.

Please note that Jhoon Rhee Arlington will be closed on Tuesday May 8.

 

WJLA’s news report on Grandmaster Rhee’s passing can be viewed here.

Master Pineda and Grandmaster Rhee’s daughter, Meme Rhee, will be interviewed live on WAMU on The Kojo Nnamdi Show on May 3 at 12 PM.  You can listen to the broadcast here.

WUSA9’s news report

WUSA9’s video report

WJLA’s video report

 

 

Our next Belt Testing and Graduation will be the week of May 14, with the Graduation Ceremony being on Friday, May 18. Potential candidates will be notified via email.

 

We had 51 students pass their belt test and graduate to the next rank, including the following who received “Out Standing Marks”:

  • Colby Chase (Gold Belt)
  • Kylen Mahaney (Blue Belt)
  • Jackson Weber (Red Belt)
  • Rachel Cervoni (2nd Brown Belt)

In addition, Bryant Lisk (1st Brown Belt) was recognized as our Most Improved Student this month!

Congratulations, everyone!