1956 Began training in Tae Kwon Do and Karate under Instructor [Army Captain] Hong Sung In and Instructor Kim.
1958 Trained under Master [Major] Woo Jong Lim, Director of Tae Kwon Do for the Korean 1st Army.
1961 Taught Tae Kwon Do at largest Korean Army Training Center under Master [Lt. Colonel]
Woo Jong Lim and General Choi Hong Hi, assisted General Choi to create Gae-Baek Pattern and created High Jumping Side Kick.
1962 Won the First Korean Tae Kwon Do Championships in Sparring and Pattern in Won Joo city, in Korea.
This was the World First Tae Kwon Do Championship. Selected as a member of the
First Korean Army Representative Team.
1963 Won the First Korean Tae Soo Do [Tae Kwon Do, Tang Soo Do, Kong Soo Do] Full Contact Heavyweight
Championship in 3rd, 4th,5th Degree Black Belt Division. Won the Korean Tae Soo Do Representative Full
Contact Heavyweight Championship.
1964 Was invited by Malaysia Tae Kwon Do Association to teach.
Became one of the two First Professional Tae Kwon Do Instructors recognized by the South Korean Government.
1965 International Tae Kwon Do Federation [I.T.F.] was formed and received #5 Reorganization Plaque.
1970 Opened the first Tae Kwon Do school in Vancouver and Western Canada.
1973 Was a Member of I.T.F. Demonstration Team to tour the world in 1973,1978 1979 and 1981.
Was Chairman of I.T.F. Umpire Committee.
1980 Created Sparring Patterns. Designed the ITF Uniform Tree Logo.
1981 Promoted to 8th Degree Black Belt by ITF.
Was one of two ITF Representatives attempting to merge ITF with WTF.
Master Choi dropped support for General Choi because of his ties with communist North Korea.
2002 Became 9th Degree Black Belt.
2007 Published his book “The Korean Martial Art of Tae Kwon Do and Early History”.
Was inducted into the Tae Kwon Do Hall of Fame in New York, USA.
2012 Received the Queen Elizabeth ll Diamond Jubilee Medal Award for the dedication of teaching Tae Kwon Do
in Canada and around the world.
2013 Wrote “Traditional Martial Arts Philosophy” with Master Tom Thurston.
Continues to travel worldwide to teach and promote Tae Kwon Do.
2014 Made sparring patterns DVD in association with Tae Kwon Do International U K and
Tae Kwon Do association of Great Britain.
2015 Wrote “Traditional Martial Arts Philosophy” with Master Tom Thurston. Continues to travel worldwide to teach and promote Tae Kwon Do.