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Founder Hwang Kee’s Moo Duk Kwan martial art school had its humble beginnings in Seoul Korea in 1945.

Since those early days, his martial art system and his  Moo Do philosophy have grown in popularity to a worldwide phenomenon today.

This website is dedicated to connecting visitors with the authoritative history of the Moo Duk Kwan martial art school from its inception to its present day popularity.

We trust you will find your visit educational and enjoyable.

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Five Moo Duk Kwan 8th Dan Rank Certifications Awarded

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Perry Araeipour, Sa Bom Nim captured an historical moment through the lens of his camera when for the first time in history, as five members were awarded their 8th Dan rank certifications at the same time.  The members came from all across the  United States Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation®  and were  awarded their Moo Duk Kwan® 8th Dan certificates by H.C. Hwang Kwan Jang Nim on November 21, 2014 in Ramona California at the 2014 Ko Dan Ja Shim Sa.

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The World Moo Duk Kwan® Proudly Remembers Yong Duk Kim, Dan Bon 2

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With great sadness we humbly announce the passing of Master  Kim, Yong Duk, Dan Number 2. Master Kim, Yong Duk was one of Grandmaster Hwang Kee’s original students. He is pictured below standing second from left.  This announcement was posted on the internet.

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Hwang Kee In Karate Illustrated
Founder Tang Soo Do Moo Duk Kwan (Karate Illustrated Jan 1982)

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“Fear starts more conflicts that bravery.” Hwang Kee Founder Tang Soo Do Moo Duk Kwan (Karate Illustrated Jan 1982 page 85)

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Walter Okarah Dan Bon 31147

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This entry is part of 5 in the series Moo Duk Kwan Memorials

Walter Okahara Dan Bon 31147. Sadly, he  passed away Monday, 11 September, surrounded by his family and  close friends and although that was the last time we saw him, Master  Walter Okahara lives on in the many hearts he touched and in the  Moo Duk Kwan’s unique history as his exemplary energy shaped it.

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Soo Bahk Do Institute

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Kwan Jang Nim H.C. Hwang introduces the Soo Bahk Do...

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Jae Joon Kim, Dan Bon 38

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This entry is part of 5 in the series Moo Duk Kwan Memorials

Respectfully submitted to remember an early Tang Soo Do Moo Duk Kwan® Pioneer, who during the “Golden Years” of the Moo Duk Kwan® helped establish the Korean Moo Duk Kwan® through his instruction and involvement.

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