Grand Master Suh 9th Dan (6/9/1941 - 8/9/2019)
Grand Master Suh is one of the pioneers of Taekwondo in the Asia Pacific region.
He was one of the early Taekwondo students training with Grand Master Uhm and Grand Master Park. During the Vietnam War GM Suh was involved with training the US Forces in Vietnam.
Grand Master Suh moved to Australia and started this dojang (school) in the 1974. He has held positions such as Vice President of Taekwondo Australia and was also heavily involved with the development of Taekwondo in neighbouring countries such as Singapore and New Caledonia.
In 2015 GM Suh retired from active teaching after over 40 years.
Master Stephen Suh 6th Dan
Stephen started training around 1990 and has been an inspiration to countless students both as a co-student and as an instructor.
He has trained in Korea on numerous occassions and competed numerous times within Australia and in Asia in sparring and at the World Taekwondo Hanmadang (festival) in power breaking.
Master ZiChuan Lim 5th Dan
ZiChuan started Taekwondo in 1995 training with GM Suh until GM Suh's retirement and Master Seo Zoo Yong during uni. Since 2015 ZiChuan has trained under GM Shin Byung Hyun from CDK Korea.
He has competed and won at State and National level in sparring and State, National and Internationally in poomsae. ZiChuan was previously Assistant Instructor at The University of Sydney and Head Coach at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS).
Master Gem Zhang 4th Dan
Gem started training around 2006 and has taught kids classes for her original dojang in China for a number of years. She moved to Sydney in 2019 to study Masters of Media/Journalism at UNSW. Gem also trains with Instructor Andy and other members of the national poomsae team.
Instructor Andy Pham
Andy started training around 2011 and joined UTS TKD in 2015. He has won numerous Australian University Championships in poomsae and sparring and has represented Australia in poomsae. He has been on the UTS Elite Athlete Program since 2017.
Instructor David Le
David is from a Taekwondo family over in France. His father originally learnt Taekwondo from the Korean Army during the Vietnam war, his siblings all did Taekwondo and his brother runs a dojang in France too.
David was France University champion for sparring, French Freestyle Poomsae champion 6 years in a row and placed 5th at the World Poomsae Championships in Mexico (2014).
Junior Assistant Charles Wang