Jung Hwa Choi

CHOI, Jung-hwa is the only son of General Choi Hong Hi and is the president of one of the three International Taekwon-Do Federations, specifically the one headquartered in the United Kingdom. Choi was born in 1955 and began studying taekwondo when he was seven years old.

In 1982 Choi was convicted in absentia in Canada on charges that he conspired to assassinate the president of South Korea (then a military dictatorship), Doo-Hwan Chun. Choi served his prison term in Canada and was barred from traveling to South Korea until 2004.