A student of Jeong Suk Kim (Dan # 158), Grandmaster Kim began
training in Tang Soo Do in 1951. In 1956 he began teaching Tang Soo
Do and has been dedicated to the growth of the art ever since.
nearly 60 years experience in Tang Soo Do, Grandmaster Kim is one of
the most senior Tang Soo Do figures living today.
He was instructor of the Korean military army brigade at Osan, Korea
later founded the Tang Soo Do School at the US Air Force base, Osan,
Korea in March of 1958.
January 31, 1960 he founded the Tang Soo Do Regional headquarters at
Kyoung Ki province of Korea.
thousand of his former students have gone on to become high ranking
Masters and Grandmasters around the world. Among those are
Grandmaster Mariano Estioko, the second American to ever receive a
Black Belt in Tang Soo Do and founder of the Western Pacific Tang
Soo Do Association, and Grandmaster Chun Sik (C.S.) Kim, founder of
the International Tang Soo Do Federation.
also founder and president of the
Soo Do Union.
Moo Son Tang Soo Do was honored to
be able to train under Grandmaster Song Ki Kim when we were invited
to Triangle Tang Soo Do. Below are some of the photos.
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