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Chin Mu Kwan Founded March 12, 1959

Over 60 years of Traditional Taekwon-Do


Chin Mu Kwan Taekwon-Do became a Federation (CTF) in 1966 around the same time the International Taekwon-Do Federation  (ITF) was formed. CTF is dedicated to promoting traditional Taekwon-Do, to maintain the highest standards and certifications in Taekwon-Do.

Founder: The Great Grandmaster Howard Y. Kang 9th Degree Black Belt (Kang, Yon Ho)
Chin Mu Kwan literally means “True Martial Art Home” we teach the “Art of Taekwon-Do” with less emphasis on the sport aspect. Our goal is to develop our members to be physically powerful and flexible, mentally strong, with a positive attitude towards life.

CTF Officials:
Founder and President:
Great Grandmaster Howard Y. Kang 9th Dan

Advisers to Great Grandmaster Kang, Founder CTF:
Grandmaster Stephen Davis 9th Dan
Grandmaster Fred DeStolfo 9th Dan

Vice Presidents:
Eastern PA – Grandmaster Harry Plichta 9th Dan (CTF Historian)
Western PA – Grandmaster Lenny Young 9th Dan
South TX – Grandmaster Bob Davis 9th Dan

Regional Directors:
Central TX – Senior Master Raymundo Gonzalez 8th Dan

Tenets of Taekwon-do
(Taekwon-Do aims at achieving):

Indomitable Spirit.

Taekwon -Do Oath:
I shall observe the tenets of Taekwon – Do.
I shall respect the instructor and senior.
I shall never misuse the Taekwon – Do.
I shall be champion of freedom and justice.
I shall build a more peaceful world.