Rhee Taekwon-Do (not to be confused with Jhoon Rhee Taekwondo) is a chain of about 1,200 taekwondo schools in Australia and New Zealand founded by Chong Chul Rhee ("the father of Australian taewondo") that practices ITF Taekwon-do. From the Rhee Taekwond-Do website:
- In Rhee Tae Kwon Do, we train in the original military style of Tae Kwon Do designed for unarmed self-defence. As a South Korean marine, World Master Chong Chul Rhee taught hand-to-hand combat to the armed forces and was selected to assist in the formalisation of the martial art of Tae Kwon Do. Master Rhee is one of the twelve original Masters of Tae Kwon Do officially appointed by the South Korean government to spread their art across the world. Master Rhee is the founder and head of our school, and as such it is a traditional Kwan (school) employing traditional martial etiquette to ensure the safety of all students whilst training. Following the military method also gives students a systematic, tried-and-tested curriculum that supports ease in learning the art correctly and effectively. We offer students the security and future of being part of Australia's largest martial art school that spreads across the breadth of our country, as compared to being just a member of a local club or association. Students have the recognition of training under and being directly graded by the Father of Australian Tae Kwon Do, World Master Chong Chul Rhee.
- We teach the original style of Tae Kwon Do that some refer to, in Korean, as "Chang-Hon." Our style is the Tae Kwon Do that the ITF (International Taekwon-Do Federation) derived from and that the WTF (World Taekwondo Federation) went the sporting way from. All current Tae Kwon Do styles worldwide ultimately came from the same style we continue to train and persevere in within Rhee Tae Kwon Do.