Author: Doug Cook

Hunter Stuart Student of the Month December 2017 Hunter is 11 years old and he was born at St. Anthony’s in Warwick. He attends the Warwick Middle School and his favorite subjects are math science and social studies. He enjoys watching the Yankees and Notre Dame Football and  goes...

Su Duk Byun Student of the Month November 2017 I lived in a small mountainous town in the central eastern part of Korea. When some of our peers went to school in larger town and returned home, they practiced Tangsudo. We gathered around to watch and gave...

  Leonardo Blic Student of the Month November, 2017 At the young age of 3 years old, Leonardo expressed an interest in martial arts. He was enrolled in the kickstart program at Chosun TaeKwonDo Academy in 2014 and learned the foundations and principles of TaeKwonDo through the tutelage...

Suzanne Bele Student of the Month September 2017 Though our family has been part of the Chosun family for many years, my personal taekwondo journey began only few years ago.  In that time, I have grown stronger in mind and body.  I feel as if my adult...

Tiffany Pabon Student of the Month July 2017 Tiffany is a strong, loving, intelligent, big hearted young lady with a Type A personality.She wants to become a surgeon when she grows up. She will be entering her senior year at Goshen Central High School in September. She is...

Victoria and Lana Alvarado Students of the Month May, 2017 Victoria (Tori) and Lana Alvarado are 8 year old twin girls who enjoy training at Chosun Taekwondo Academy.  Both currently Orange belts, look forward to the day they earn their Black belts.  In addition to training, they...

Rosa Cirillo Student of the Month April, 2017 I am a mother of two children, 5 and 7, married 8 1/2 years, and a gastroenterologist at Crystal Run for almost 15 years.  I started Taekwondo just over 1 year ago, and I was the last member of...

appeared in Warwick Advertiser January 9, 2017 WARWICK — Master Doug Cook, owner and head instructor of the Chosun Taekwondo Academy located at 60 Galloway Road in Warwick, was recently awarded his 7th degree black belt at a promotion examination overseen by martial arts legend, Grandmaster...