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The Fire

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The Fire by Phil Duncan

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Moo Duk Kwan Founder Passed Away 10 Years Ago

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Last UpdatedSaturday, July 14, 2012July 14th, 2012 marks 10 years since the passing of Hwang Kee, the Moo Duk Kwan’s Founder, and perhaps this day is an opportunity for all who have been touched by his Moo Duk Kwan’s influence to warmly reflect on the source of all that which Moo Duk Kwan practitioners enjoy.          ...

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Jae Chul Shin, Dan Bon 698

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Last UpdatedWednesday, August 13, 2014  Jae Chul Shin Dan Bon 1599 1936-2012 Tuesday, a message of sympathy and flowers were sent to the Jae Chul Shin, Dan Bon 698 family on behalf of all members and officials of the U.S. Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation. Jae Chul Shin...

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Are You A Moo Duk Kwan Alumni?

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Last UpdatedMonday, April 8, 2013Kee Hwang founded his Moo Duk Kwan® martial arts schools in Seoul Korea in 1945 where he taught his martial art system to eager students and american military personnel.  In the early days of his Moo Duk Kwan® schools he named his martial art system that was taught in them Hwa Soo Do, then Tang Soo Do and later adopted the name Soo Bahk Do®. Today, only those organizations affiliated with the World Moo Duk Kwan are legitimately authorized to represent themselves as Moo Duk Kwan® schools providing instruction in the Soo Bahk Do® martial art system.  The U.S. Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation has sole and exclusive license to use these trademarks in the USA. The distinction between “Moo Duk Kwan” and “Soo Bahk Do” is analogous to Harvard University and a...

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1914-1944 Photos

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Last UpdatedMonday, October 15, 2012Before the Moo Duk Kwan… Home » 1914-1944 Photos » 1914-1944 1937_Hwang Kee_slide0005_image019.jpgDuring his free travel time from Manchuria to Seoul in 19371935_Hwang Kee High School Year BookHwang Kee at High School graduation Year Book. He is at top center photo. The most signatures in the middle are Japanese names.1935-10_Hwang_Kee_at_Manchuria_slide0008_image013.jpgHwang Kee at Manchuria field in October 1935. This photo was sent to his wife who stayed in Jang Dan Kun, Kyung Ki Province at that time.1931_Hwang_Kee_High_School_slide0004_image016.jpgHe graduated Do Sang High School in 19351923_Hwang Kee_at_Youth_.jpgHwang Kee at Seok Gon Ri, Jang Dan Myun, Jang Dan Kun, Kyung Ki Province, his home town in 19231941_Hwang Kee Before the MDK.jpgHwang Kee at the Khum Kang San (The Diamond Mountains) where located in North Korea.1900_Hwang Kee's_Father_slide0003_image009.jpgHwang Kee's father at his 76 years of birthday sit in front of his...

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1910-1945 Photos

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Last UpdatedTuesday, October 16, 2012Korea was occupied by the Japanese … Home » 1910-1945 Photos » 1910-1945 The Pacific War1910-1945_The pacific warProvisional Korean Government1910-1945_Provisional goverment for Korea was established in 1919Japanese Teachers1910-1945_Japanese teachers in Korea during the occupationJapanese Governor1910-1945_Japanese governor general in Korea during the occupationJapanese Brutality1910-1945_Japanese brutality druing the occupation.Cheong Sin Dae1910-1945_Cheong Sin Dae which is a group of women entertainers for the Japanese soldiers during the occupation.Tcheong San Ri Victory1910-1945_Tcheong San Ri great victory in 1921Cho Sun (early name for Korea) Governer Building1910-1945_Cho Sun (early name for Korea) Governor General BuildingBong Gil Yoon1910-1945_Bong Gil Yoon arrested by Japanese police after the worthy undertaking in 1932...

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Korea’s Living Legend

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Korea’s Living Legend

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Founder Kee Hwang Passing And Succession

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Last UpdatedSaturday, August 15, 2015Upon the Founder’ passing, the secure safe deposit box containing the succession document was opened (and videoed) in front of witnesses. Pursuant to provisions specified in the the U.S. Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation’s Charter And Bylaw Article V Section 2: BYLAWS ARTICLE V SECTION 2 Only one successor shall serve at a time and shall serve in accordance with the Charter and By-laws. The Grand Master shall name his successor and has done so in a sealed document entrusted to the Board of Directors.     In accordance with Bylaws Article V Section 2, an updated document providing for the Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan martial art system’s leadership succession has since been provided by H.C. Hwang, Kwan Jang Nim to the U.S. Board of Directors  and is securely stored in a safe deposit box...

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Trademarks and Service Marks

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Last UpdatedMonday, October 15, 2012Legitimately authorized Moo Duk Kwan schools and instructors can be identified by their use of the following, but not limited to the following, federally registered trademarks and service marks. Those seeking authentic training from duly credentialed instructors operating licensed Moo Duk Kwan schools teaching Founder Hwang Kee’s Soo Bahk Do Martial art system can identify them by these marks. Only those entities legally authorized to display these marks are providing legitimate and authentic Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan martial art instruction as intended by Founder Hwang Kee in his Moo Duk Kwan schools. To search a list of legitimately authorized instructors, schools and organizations click here. (forthcoming) Hwang Kee’s Moo Duk Kwan public identity and reputation are highly regarded and prized by many practitioners worldwide. Probably one of the most widely recognized marks of Moo Duk Kwan school used by authorized instructors and students to denote their affiliation with it is the...

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