|HEADQUARTERS - BOGOTA|
Main: Av. Suba No. 128A-44, Tel. 571-2265475, Fax 571-2264263
Second: Calle 94 No. 20-32, Tel. 571-6914403
|Universidad de los Andes, Buckingham School.|
The CHONJI TAEKWON-DO SCHOOL was founded in 1981 by Master Jorge Puerto, VII Dan black belt and his wife Sabunim. Giselle Urrego, V Dan black belt.
The school is currently the leader institution in Colombia in promotion of original Taekwon-Do.
We have two main schools, in Bogotá: Av. Suba and Defensa Civil Chicó. There are also two more schools members of our organization: one in Palmira, Valle, under the direction of Mr,. Froilan Quiroga, III Dan and the other one in Chocontá, under the direction of a II Dan, Mr. Henry Gomez There are some additional groups led by our instructors in some schools or universities.
This is an official school of the INTERNATIONAL TAEKWON-DO FEDERATION (ITF), under PLAQUE No. 5291.
The ITF has its main headquarers in Vienna , Austria. The Federation governs and regulates the programs, grading and and evolution of ITF Taekwon-Do in the World.
The school can test and certify students from beginners up to IV Degree Black Belt.
Master JORGE PUERTO is the Director and the Official Representative of the International Federation of Taekwon-Do in Colombia.
As an active member of the International Taekwon-Do Federation, we have attended several national and international activities::
The school has received several awards because of its good performance at international level.
Grand Master Sereff , President of the United States Taekwon-Do Federation (USTF), granted Master Puerto the Taekwon-Do sculpture of loyalty, during the seminar in Miami in 1996.
In1998, the school was honored with a special Prize from the OTPA Organization (Original Taekwon-Do Promotion Association), because of its invaluable labor in the promotion, teaching and diffusion of the Original Taekwon-Do in our country. In that occasion only two schools in the world were granted this prize.
In September 1999, during XI ITF Taekwon-Do World Champ held in Argentina, Master Jorge H. Puerto was granted the "Outstanding Instructor" award, great honor received directly from General Choi.