Grandmaster Chang Hae Choi

Grandmaster Chang Hae Choi


Choi Tae Kwon Do offers classes for kids
Choi Tae Kwon Do offers classes for kids

Children’s Classes

Ages 6-12

Choi Tae Kwon Do offers classes for adults and juniors, too.
Choi Tae Kwon Do offers adults & juniors classes, too.

Adult & Junior Classes

Jr. Ages 13-17; Adult Ages 18+

Welcome to our school’s website. Choi Tae Kwon Do has been open and accepting students in the Chicago area for over 50 years. One of the oldest traditional tae kwon do institutes in the nation, we have nine regular instructors and accept students of all ages and abilities. Our curriculum includes specialty self-defense classes and fitness programs as well as our traditional tae kwon do training. Visitors are welcome to audit classes as well as participate on a trial basis with prior instructor notification. Call School Director Edward T. Schroeder at 708-524-2792 for more information.

Our Pledge

1. To train both mind and body through Tae Kwon Do training.

2. To be a courageous opponent of untruth.

3. To promote friendly relations amongst all people.

4. To obey all rules of our school and instructor.

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Born in 1939 in Dae Gu, Korea, International Grandmaster Chang Hae Choi began his Tae Kwon Do training at the age of 12. He achieved the rank of Black Belt at age 16. During his first seven years of training, he practiced three times a day, seven days a week. He holds an 8th degree Black Belt in the formal Chang Moo Kwan style and has gone on to develop a new style called Tong IL (Kwan Jang Nim). His first school (Do Jang) was located at 3596 N. Milwaukee Avenue in Chicago, Illinois.

Grandmaster Chang Hae Choi also holds the rank of Black Belt in Hapkido and in the sport of Judo. His experience includes teaching, judging, and giving demonstrations in Germany and Canada as well as many locations throughout the U.S.

Grandmaster Chang Hae Choi teaches seminars as well as group and private lessons. His two schools in the Chicagoland area accept students of any age and ability, those with and without prior martial arts training. Lessons include special self-defense, fitness training, mental focus, and confidence-building, as well as traditional Tae Kwon Do.

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References: E. Schroeder, Institute Director and