MISSION & OBJECTIVE
The mission of the United States Taekwondo Grandmasters Society, Inc., is to preserve and promote the tradition of action philosophy as Taekwondo education and to manage the superior national governing organization of Taekwondo in the United States.
Standardize and develop a top quality rank promotional system in the United States. Strengthen the congeniality of Grandmasters in the United States and nurture the growth of future Masters and Grandmasters in the United States. Develop quality curriculum based on updated scientific findings of the physical, mental and spiritual influence for human performance pertinent in Taekwondo. Develop a reward system that will benefit USTGS and mankind in general. Organize and promote top quality competition, nationally and internationally. Develop and promote cooperation with other organizations in Taekwondo, martial arts, sports, education and other related entities that support the mission of the USTGS.
PURPOSE & PURPORT
By putting the traditional Taekwondo spirit and philosophy of action of high ranks into practice and sharing wisdom, internal friendship and harmony are promoted, pride and dignity as utmost high-ranking grandmasters are maintained, setting an example for juniors and becoming respected senior members.
Externally, through Taekwondo education, we provide opportunities for health promotion and mental and physical training through physical activity to all people regardless of age, gender, or religion, and work together to embody the human image of leadership, respect, and peace pursuit contained in the spirit of Taekwondo.
In addition, we hope to contribute to the social community in which we live by providing a bright future through scholarship projects for future generations and character education for children and by dedicating ourselves to the safety and peace of humanity by participating in senior citizen projects.
2009: The Seventh Annual Meeting and the 4th Annual Hall of Fame (Held in Chicago.)
2008: The Sixth Annual Meeting and the Third Annual Hall of Fame (Held in Dallas)
2007: The Fifth Annual Meeting and the Second Annual Hall of Fame (Held in Las Vegas)
2006: The Fourth Annual Meeting and the First Annual Hall of Fame (Held in New York)
2005: The Third Annual Meeting (Held in Las Vegas)
2004: Visitation of Korea by 22 USTGS members; sponsored by Kukkiwon, the World Taekwondo
Federation and the Korean Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
2004: The Second Annual Meeting. (Held in Dallas, TX)
2003: The First Annual Meeting. (Held in Dallas, TX)
2002: The registration of the USTGS as a Non-Profit Organization for the Federal Government.