Master Cha's life has been devoted to his pursuit of Tae Kwon Do. He achieved his World Tae Kwon Do Federation 8th degree Black Belt in 2019.
Joo-han Cha is well known in Korea for his success as a Tae Kwon Do competitor, his dedication as a coach, his skill as an instructor, and for his knowledge as a graduate student. Master Cha has competed at all levels in Korea and Canada: city, provincial and national and achieved success at each.
In addition to his experience as a competitor, he has strong academic credentials. He completed a Bachelor of Education degree in Coaching Guidance, specifically in Tae Kwon Do, and holds a Master of Science Degree in Sport Psychology. Master Cha also holds an instructor certificate, coaching license, and national referee license.
Master Cha has coached students to success at the national, provincial, regional, and city level in both Canada and Korea. He has been a full-time Tae Kwon Do instructor in Canada since 2002, and assisted his master in the decade previous. Master Cha opened Red Phoenix Tae Kwon Do in 2002, and has operated Red Phoenix Tae Kwon Do in Calgary in 2005.