Rhee International Tae Kwon Do Australia 1970 - 1979
Impromptu flying side piercing kick Twimyo Yopcha jirugi by Hans Fricke and flying turning kick Twimyo dollyo chagi by Stephen Yip, Sydney 1981
In dedication: a black felt-pen sketch of Master Rhee Chong Chul by Hans Fricke. 1982
Australian Tae Kwon Do Federation Instructors Certificate, 1974
Hans Fricke, after having met Master Rhee in Perth WA in 1970, became his personal student for the next 8 years and in '73 established the first Rhee International Tae Kwon Do Centre in Brisbane Street, Surrey Hills and, till his retirement in '78, held the position of manager for RITA in Sydney.
Having trained exclusively in Judo and Goju Karate before, Hans became an enthusiastic student of Rhee-TKD where he received a 2nd degree black belt, an instructors license, and was made a RITA Senior Instructor.
Father of Australian Tae Kwon Do
Rhee International Tae Kwon Do Federation Degree Certificate, 1976.
Flying side thrusting kick Twimyo Yopcha Tulgi by Hans Fricke.
Twin foot kick Sangbal-Chagi attacking two targets by Hans Fricke.
Front rising kick Ap-cha Ollgi by Hans Fricke.
Jumping side thrusting kick Twimyo Yopcha Tulgi by Hans Fricke with Stephen Yip.
An instructors night-out 1977
Rhee International Tae Kwon Do Demonstration at the Adelaide Apollo Stadium S.A. 1972.
Back row standing:
July Grading, Sydney 1974
Copies of some old Polorid training photos taken by Mrs. M. Wollmann in 1975 at the Brisbane Street Training Centre.
Hans Fricke; flying high kick Twimyo Nopi Chagi ...
flying twin foot kick Twimyo Sangbal Chagi ...
and overhead kick Twio Nomo Chagi over a chair.
Receiving 2nd degree black belt in RITA from master Rhee Chong Yoon next to master Rhee Chong Hyup. Photo by master Rhee Chong Chul.
Class of 1978.
RITA Instructors at the Elizabeth Street RITA Centre, Sydney.
L to r: Geoffrey Stubbs 2nd dan; Brian Bambah 1st dan; Hans Fricke 2nd dan; Master Rhee Chong Yoon; Chua Chong San 2nd dan; Trevor Geoghan 2nd dan; Paul 1st dan.
Any errors in dates, venues and names are unintentionally.
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Japanese Swordsmanship - Hans Fricke sensei's Curriculum Vitae
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Master Rhee Chong Chul & Hans Fricke Kyoshi