Author: Doug Cook

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of a true legend and pioneer of taekwondo: Grandmaster Rhin Moon Richard Chun. Kwanjangnim's influence on Master Cook and the Chosun Taekwondo Academy in general is immeasurable. A memorial will be held to commemorate his...

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...

Parker Walters Student of the Month March, 2017 Parker is seven years old and enjoys swimming, reading, and playing (his #1 pass time is Thomas the Tank Engine). He also enjoys shopping at Toys R Us and loves going to church. For the past two years Parker...

Gabriella Adee Student of the Month February, 2017 Gabby has a broad range of interests and activities.  She likes the challenges TKD brings. In particular, she pushes herself physically to reach the next level while training using her jumping and kicking skills. Participation in the Leadership Team...