Grand Master YH Park in LevittownGrand Master Y.H. Park

International Tae Kwon Do master Yeon Hwan Park is one of the world’s premier authorities on this popular martial art. He is a ninth-degree black belt, undefeated Korean national champion of Tae Kwon Do from 1971 to 1975 and former coach of the U.S. Olympic and Pan-American Tae Kwon Do team.

Master Park trained in his native Korea before teaching Tae Kwon Do in Africa and then settling in the United States. He has also served as president of the New York State Tae Kwon Do Association and the secretary-general of the United States Tae Kwon Do Union. He is the former vice president of the United States Tae Kwon Do Union and the publisher of USA Taekwondo Review. Park is a professor and lecturer and has coauthored “Black Belt Tae Kwon Do” and “Tae Kwon Do, Third Edition”, both for Checkmark Books, as well as 12 other books on the martial art. His latest book, “Tae Kwon Do, My Life and Philosophy” was published in 2009.

A major influence in the spread of Tae Kwon Do throughout the United States, Grand Master Park has been featured in the “New York Times” and “Newsday”, on the cover of nearly every major martial arts magazine and on major television networks. In 2008 he was elected President of the US TKD Union.

Grandmaster Park actively teaches about fifteen classes a week, from beginner to black belt competition training.

You can find books by Grand Master YH Park on