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Undergraduate Programs

Korean Language & Culture Center

Department of Taekwondo

A wholly different brand. World class college of martial arts
As it is the representative course in Yong In University based on its philosophy, the students will grown to become international martial specialists.

As the world’s first specialized taekwondo department, Yong In University trains specialized manpower to succeed the traditional martial arts spirit based on pride. It plays a leading role in scientific inquiry and technology development. It is possible to acquire licenses to become physical exercise leaders, judges, game instructors 2nd class and practicing teachers after graduation, students are open to work as specialists in the various physical exercise fields such as sports related institutes, public officers, policemen, and security service field etc.

Program Objectives

The objective of this program is to train instructors with firm ideology for nation and world by research and analyzing the cultural values and technology, establishing new academic system and developing unique techniques.

Educational Goals

  • Training of specialized taekwondo instructors
  • Training of instructors for succession of traditional culture
  • Training of specialized instructors to raise the reputation of Korea

Education Programs

The education program undergoes dynamic analysis and practitioner training for combative conditioning through basic major courses as well as specific major course and it also provides the philosophic study that is related to martial artistic characteristics of taekwondo through various analysis. The department of taekwondo is the department that studies behavior scientifically in order to improve the techniques and develop the essence of martial arts and sports by inquiring through scientific meanings of teakwondo.

In the basic major course, it focuses on the basic practice and basic practices as well as basic training. In the specific major course, it has achieved great records in the domestic and overseas competition through fundamental training against combative participants. It is possible to acquire judgment and instructor licenses and 4th grade in taekwondo upon completion.

Department Characteristics

The department of taekwondo, the world’s first department of this kind, has been exerting itself in order to maintain the honor of the suzerain country. The students are composed by player group and exhibition group. The player group has accomplished excellent records in the Olympics, Asian games, Universidad competitions etc with great honor and the exhibition group is focusing on the distribution of teakwondo to the communist countries in Asia.

It is possible to acquire licenses in the field of physical exercise leadership, judgment, game instructor 2nd class and practicing teacher and it encourages students to acquire more than 3 kinds of licenses. After graduation, alumni have been contributing to the program and planning to support the distribution of teakwondo.

Faculty

  • Jin, Jung-eui
    • Bachelor's Degree at Physical Exercise: Yong In University (Bachelor's Degree at Physical Exercise)
    • Master's Degree: Kunkook University (Master's Degree at Pedagogy)
    • Doctorate Degree: Russia) Saint Petersburg State University (Doctorate Degree at Physical Exercise)
  • Kang, Sung-chul
    • Bachelor's Degree at Physical Exercise: Yong In University (Bachelor's Degree at Physical Exercise)
    • Master's Degree: Yonsei University (Master's Degree at Pedagogy)
    • Doctorate Degree: Sungkyunkwan Univeristy (Doctorate Degree at Science)
  • Yoon, Sang-hwa
    • Bachelor's Degree at Physical Exercise: Yong In University (Bachelor's Degree at Physical Exercise)
    • Master's Degree: Yonsei University (Master's Degree at Pedagogy)
    • Doctorate Degree: USA) Graduate School of Federal Sports (Doctorate Degree at Pedagogy)
  • Kim, Jung-Heon
    • Bachelor's Degree at Physical Exercise: Yong In University (Bachelor's Degree at Physical Exercise)
    • Master's Degree: USA) Minnesota State University (Master’s Degree at Sports Management )
    • Doctorate Degree: USA) Minnesota State University (Doctorate Degree at Sports Management )
  • Kim Joo Youn
    • Bachelor's Degree at Physical Exercise: Yong In University (Bachelor's Degree at Physical Exercise)
    • Master's Degree: Seoul National University (Master's Degree at Physical Exercise)
    • Doctorate Degree: Seoul National University (Doctorate Degree at Physical Exercise)