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Master Jee Hoon Sohn

  • Kukkiwon Official 8th Dan Black Belt

  • Yong-In University, Masters in Sports Education (Taekwondo Specialist)

  • President of Korean Taekwondo Association of Canada (2017 - Present)

  • Vice President of Korean Taekwondo Association of Canada (2007 - 2015)

  • Head Facilitator of Taekwondo Canada Poomsae Committee (2014)

  • Kukkiwon Advisory Council (2011)

  • Korean Olympic Taekwondo Demonstration Athlete (1992 - 1996)

  • Kukkiwon Licensed Master Instructor

  • 2nd Class Certified Kukkiwon TKD Judge Test Examiner

  • Canadian NCCP Certified Coach

  • Canadian NCCP Master Instructor

  • Korean Taekwondo University Association Member

  • World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) Citation, Development of Taekwondo

Some of his recent achievements include:

  • 3rd Place, Poomsae International Championship (2022)

  • 2nd Place, Pan American Senior Poomsae Championship (2022)

  • 1st Place, Poomsae Grand Prix I Championship (2021)

  • 1st Place, Poomsae Grand Prix II Championship (2021)

  • Korean National TKD Champion

  • U.S. Open TKD Champion 

  • Presidential Sports Award from President George Bush

  • 2nd Place, Korean National Championship (Lightweight Division)

  • 2nd Place, Korean President Cup (Welterweight Division)


  • MLB L.A. Dodgers Taekwondo Demonstration Show (1997)

  • 1994 NBA Games Korea National Taekwondo Tour 

  • KBS National Cup (1994)

  • I.O.C. 100th Season Centurion Cup (1994)

As a certified Taekwondo practitioner for over 45 years, Master Jee hoon Sohn has been teaching and coaching TKD, all while competing himself in both International and National tournaments. 

Having also competed in traditional sparring and Poomsae, Master Sohn has extensive firsthand experience in teaching WTF Taekwondo to students of all ages and backgrounds; certified to teach, coach, and referee in Canada & Korea. 

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