Dear Martial Arts Entusiast,
Welcome to the December, 2011 edition of the Chosun newsletter.
Master Cook awarded first place in essay contest hosted by the Embassy of the Republic of Korea November, 2011
Master Cook's essay, The Evolution of Taekwondo Poomsae, Hyung and Tul, won first place in a nationwide search hosted by the Korean Embassy for exceptional writing and artwork that capture the unique personal experiences and spirit of Taekwondo, Korea’s own martial art. Now in its third year, the essay contest has been a key embassy program for promoting and reaffirming the special bond between the United States and the Republic of Korea by bringing together people from diverse backgrounds with a common passion. Master Cook will attend an awards ceremony that will take place at the embassy’s Korean Cultural Center in Washington DC , where Ambassador Han Duk-soo will present certificates to prizewinners.