About Rhee TaekwondoThank you for showing interest in Melbourne University Rhee Taekwondo Club, a recognised sporting club of Melbourne University Sport (MUS) at the University of Melbourne (UoM). Our classes are open to everyone, not just for Melbourne University students. MUS is in a unique position to offer two styles of taekwondo under separate schools;•Melb Uni Rhee Taekwon-Do Club(Rhee MUTKD) - Non-competitive, self defence style (Affiliated with Rhee International Taekwondo), •WTF MUTKD Club - Competition/Olympic style (Affiliated with W.T.F Taekwondo) Please note that this website only deals with Rhee Taekwondo and its training schedules only.Rhee International Tae Kwon Do (Australia) is a traditional, non-competitive martial art aimed at self defence training. Victoria's Master Chong Hyup Rhee is one of the 12 original "Masters of Tae Kwon Do" sent by the Korean Tae Kwon-Do Association in the 1960s to take Tae Kwon Do to the rest of the world. He has been training students in Victoria since 1970.Which aims to achieve the following characteristics in our members:•Fitness and good health•Self-defence•Self-control•Self-discipline•Self-confidence•Integrity•Perseverance•Courtesy and respectRhee International Taekwondo has been established over 45 years with training centres (dojangs) throughout Australia and New Zealand. Master Instructor, Master Chong Chul Rhee is widely known as the Father of Australian Taekwondo. Since 1971 Rhee Taekwondo at Melbourne University has been under the guidance of Master Instructor Chong Hyup Rhee, brother of Master Instructor Chong Chul Rhee who operates the Victorian Rhee Taekwondo Network. The art of Rhee International Taekwondo involves numerous dynamic techniques. Combining the skilled application of powerful kicks and punches, blocks, dodges and interceptions, with the philosophy and traditional teachings of Rhee Taekwondo, the practitioner attains physical and mental strength to apply in their day-to-day life. The discipline, mental training and various techniques of Rhee Taekwondo also provide the grounds for engendering in the practitioner a strong sense of justice, fortitude, compassion, humility and resolve.Every movement of Rhee Taekwondo is scientifically designed, with a specific purpose in mind. Many of the movements involve beneficial stretching of the arms, legs and torso. Expertly taught by qualified instructors, regular practice of Rhee Taekwondo ensures limitless benefits for a fulfilling way of life.