“Tae Kwon Do begins and ends with respect.”


Greetings Grandmasters, Masters, Instructors, Coaches, Officials, Athletes & Parents,

As president of the Korean American Taekwondo Union, it is my pleasure to bring to you the 11th N.C. Open Taekwondo Championship.  I want to recognize the work of all the students, athletes, instructors, masters, parents and staff that have made this tournament possible.

On behalf of the Korean American Taekwondo Union, I am especially excited to host this year’s championship. This is a fantastic opportunity for our state’s athletes to display their talent and commitment to hard work.

With this exciting opportunity ahead, we are committed to producing the most successful N.C. Open Championship to date. We are excited to provide all of our coaches, athletes, and parents the best competition experience.

We look forward to seeing you – thank you for your continued support!

Yours respectfully,

 Yang S. Kim

Grand Master  Yang  S. Kim

President of The KATU