GRAND MASTERS' BIOGRAPHIES

Grand Master David Praim
A TSD pioneer under Master J Lee while serving in the military. Received his Cho Dan '61 in Korea. Appt Dir of MDK'67 for MI by GM Hwang Kee. First inductee in MI Hall of Fame in "Master, Fdr of Am. Martial Arts". Chuck Norris presented the "25 Yrs in Martial Arts" awards. 8th Dan under GM JJ Kim
Grand Master Adrian Hitch
Ph.D., Dip.T., Grad. Dip. in Curriculum Design., Grad. Dip. Educ. Admin., Dip. F.L. Journ., Dip. T.E.F.L., Grad. Cert.Studies of Asia. CDK 9th Dan, MDK 8th Dan 18 yrs, Kukkiwon 8th Dan, Hapkido 8th Dan, International Referee for WTF, Hapkido-Self Defense Fed. Pres, Senior Poomsae Judge,
Grand Master Angel DeJesus
Pres. Taekwondo Institute of America, Inst. US Conceal Carry Asc.,10th Dan Taekwondo Boxing (Taekwondo, Arnis and Brazilian jiu-jitsu), 52 yrs martial arts, 45 yrs teaching, Dow Corning Process Control Analyst, Pastor of The Church 25 yrs, Founder of Quantum Theology Learning Center 20 yrs.
Grand Master Greg Boliard
PRESIDENT AND FOUNDER MUSA KWAN TANG SOO DO FEDERATION 9TH DAN, 52 YEARS TANG SOO DO 34 YEARS PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHER 32 YEARS IAIDO SAMURAI SWORDSMANSHIP, 30 YEARS VOLLEYBALL COACH, 36 YEARS BISNESS OWNER
Grand Master Dave Weatherly
Pres N America Hapkido Asc, 9th Dan HSMK, 60+ Yrs Experience, Retired National Champion, Graduated #1 From Korean Instructors College,1st Non-Oriental To Become A Master Highest Ranked American (Hapkido) “Best Martial Art Inst” By Korean Gov BB In 7 Diff. Martial Arts 48 Yrs Martial Art School Owner
Grand Master Michael Baird
President and founder of Tampa Bay Tang Soo Do Center. Teaching in the Tampa Bay area Since 1978 8th Dan Certification thru American Kwan Tang Soo Do and World Tang Soo Do General Federation. Three time Hall of Fame instructor. Background in Tae Kwon Do and Judo 47 years experience in Tang Soo Do
Grand Master Walt Rodd
FOUNDER RODD’S MARTIAL ARTS, WORLD MOO DUK KWAN GENERAL FEDERATION, AMERICAN KWAN TANG SOO DO FEDERATION MARTIAL ARTS HALL OF FAME '12 & '14, 49 YEARS TANG SOO DO 9TH DAN UNDER GRAND MASTER CHOUNG KEE WOONG
Grand Master Lee Harper
PRESIDENT AND FOUNDER CHOO MOK KWAN STARTED TRAINING IN THE AIR FORCE 1966. TRAINED IN SHOTOKAN KARATE AND JUDO AND CHINESE KEMPO TRAINED IN TAE KWON DO AND SHOREI RYU TRAINED IN TANG SOO DO 1973 TO THE PRESENT MULTIPLE DOJANGS IN KENTUCKY, MISSISSIPPI, AND INDIANA PROFICIENT IN MANY WEAPONS
Grand Master John Lee
MA Computer Science (American Uni.) MA Mechanical Engineering (Wayne State Uni.), MUSA Kwan Tang Soo Do Fed. 8TH DAN Sep'16, Shidoin #519 Jan'99, 2016 Promoted for “Registered Holy Fire II Karuna Reiki Master” by William Rand of the International Center for Reiki Training. 2018 Reiki GM Cert May'18
Grand Master Ken Marsh
Hard core traditional Tang Soo Do master from North Carolina.MUSA KWAN TANG SOO DO FEDERATION 8TH DAN TANG SOO DO 50+ YEARS MARTIAL ARTS - JUDO AND TANG SOO DO 30 YEARS INSTRUCTING TANG SOO DO FORMER USAF LAW ENFORCEMENT LINAGE FROM GRANDMASTERS: JAE JOON KIM, GREG BOLIARD
Grand Master David Schwartz
248-892-2016 Member: Director of Karate Institute ID#81, Member: World Moo Duk Kwan Tang Soo Federation ID#14618, Chief Instructor of Bloomfield Hills KI Tang Soo Do and Oakland County KI Tang Soo Do, Certified Competition Referee World Karate Commission and Michigan Sport Karate Circuit
Grand Master Joe Hernandez
9451 S. Main St., Plymouth MI (est. 1989) (248) 881-2821 Education: Assoc. Science in Architecture, BSET Mechanical Engineering (WSU) Martial Arts Certification: • KUKKIWON 7TH DAN Dec. 20, 2005 • World Chang Moo Kwa • UTB 8th Dan Nov. 4, 2012 • Han Moo Kwan (HON) 4th Dan June 6, 1986
Grand Master Ibraham Ahmed
KUKKIWON 7TH DAN '02, Korea Tae Kwon Do HMK Asc 9th Dan '10, Korea World Tae Kwon Do HMK 10th '19, U.S. Hapkido HMK 10th Dan '19, World Martial Arts College10th Dan '17, Urban Combat Hapkido Fed. 10th Dan '17, Tai Chi Yang Style 1997
Grand Master James Saffold
President and Founder of American Kwan Tang Soo Do Federation and International VP of the World Tang Soo Do General Federation-Korea. Received 10th Dan from the Leaders of the Korean Federation. MA Degree in Administration and is a retired Asc. Professor of Criminal Justice Retired PD Lieutenant
Grand Master Eugene Humansky
Founder of Universal Tea Kwon Do Botherhood

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