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The World Moo Duk Kwan Remembers John W. Huff, Sa Bom Nim, Dan Bon #22668
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The World Moo Duk Kwan Proudly Remembers...                   Photo Gallery courtesy of Joshua Duncan, Sa bom Nim, a loyal student and friend of John W. Huff, Sa Bom Nim.  May he rest in everlasting Peace. SOO BAHK!   In Memoriam, and Moo (more…)Read more “The World Moo Duk Kwan Remembers John W. Huff, Sa Bom Nim, Dan Bon #22668
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The World Moo Duk Kwan Remembers Chung, Wha Yong Sa Bom Nim, Sip Dan, #410
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  This day, Saturday, October 28, 2023, The World Moo Duk Kwan® received the very sad news of the passing of one of the Moo Duk Kwan's® influential Moo Do In.  Chung, Wha Yong was a practitioner who helped develop the art in the country of Malaysia during the late (more…)Read more “The World Moo Duk Kwan Remembers Chung, Wha Yong Sa Bom Nim, Sip Dan, #410
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The World Moo Duk Kwan® Proudly Remembers Master Arthur Pryor, (1944-2022), Charter Member, and Former US SBDMDK® Federation Ko Dan Ja
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On Dec 30th, 2022, we lost another Charter Member of our Federation.  Master Arthur Pryor, during his tenure in the Federation, was a contributor to the formation of the US Federation.  I personally knew of him, because we trained at the same Dojang in Brooklyn, NY during the mid 1960s, (more…)Read more “The World Moo Duk Kwan® Proudly Remembers Master Arthur Pryor, (1944-2022), Charter Member, and Former US SBDMDK® Federation Ko Dan Ja
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The World Moo Duk Kwan Proudly Remembers Alex Baran, Sa Bom Nim, Dan Bon #27164, 1944-2022
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The World Moo Duk Kwan® Proudly Remembers Alex Baran, Sa Bom Nim, #27164, 1944-2022, passed away on Dec 9, 2022, after a courageous fight against covid.  An original student of Master Donald Southern, as a dedicated practitioner, who went on to open his dojang under the name of Baran's Soo (more…)Read more “The World Moo Duk Kwan Proudly Remembers Alex Baran, Sa Bom Nim, Dan Bon #27164, 1944-2022
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World Moo Duk Kwan® Proudly Remembers John F. Riegler, Sa Dan, Sa Bom Nim, Dan Bon #31199
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The World Moo Duk Kwan® would like to extend our sincere condolences to the Riegler family on their loss of a Moo Do In, Ko Dan Ja, who is well known in Region 2, and in his community of Liberty, New York.  His obituary paints a picture of a sincere (more…)Read more “World Moo Duk Kwan® Proudly Remembers John F. Riegler, Sa Dan, Sa Bom Nim, Dan Bon #31199
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World Moo Duk Kwan® Proudly Remembers, Urs Spöerri, Sa Bom Nim, Dan Bon: #26021 (March 31, 1953 – June 2, 2022)
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From Kwan Jang Nim H.C. Hwang - Urs Spöerri (March 31, 1953 – June 2, 2022) Dan Bon: 26021 He started training under HC Hwang from January 1981 at the Dojang in Springfield, NJ, while he was residing in Fanwood, NJ.  He was from Switzerland and working in financial field (more…)Read more “World Moo Duk Kwan® Proudly Remembers, Urs Spöerri, Sa Bom Nim, Dan Bon: #26021 (March 31, 1953 – June 2, 2022)
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World Moo Duk Kwan Proudly Remembers Brian L. Wilbourn, Pal Dan, Sa Bom Nim, Dan Bon 20641.

We have recently lost Brian L. Wilbourn, Sa Bom Nim, July 13, 1955 - February 23, 2022, a Region 6 Leader and Mentor to many, many practitioners, throughout the United States.  Known to have been the "first to bring Soo Bahk Do to Texas" according to Gene Riggs Sa Bom (more…)Read more “World Moo Duk Kwan Proudly Remembers Brian L. Wilbourn, Pal Dan, Sa Bom Nim, Dan Bon 20641.”
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World Moo Duk Kwan Proudly Remembers William A Weber, Yuk Dan, Sa Bom Nim, Dan bon 23641

We only learned recently that we lost another Moo Do In, William A. Weber, Yuk Dan, Dan Bon #23641, (9/9/1964 - 02/2022),  normally seen at the Springfield HQ in recent years, passed away.  Bill Weber SBN, as he was known, was a person of character, a quiet demeanor, but a (more…)Read more “World Moo Duk Kwan Proudly Remembers William A Weber, Yuk Dan, Sa Bom Nim, Dan bon 23641”
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World Moo Duk Kwan Proudly Remembers Ernesto Méndez, Master, Sa Dan, Dan Bon #26574
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El World Moo Duk Kwan, junto con el WMDK Argentina, recuerda con orgullo y respeto al Maestro Ernesto Méndez, Sa Dan, y fiel miembro del Argentino Moo Duk Kwan Mundial. Recibimos información del Designado del Argentino Moo Duk Kwan Mundial, Sa Bom Nim Francisco Blotta, # 19455, que el Maestro (more…)Read more “World Moo Duk Kwan Proudly Remembers Ernesto Méndez, Master, Sa Dan, Dan Bon #26574
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World Moo Duk Kwan Proudly Remembers Master Marcelino Tizon (John) Natividad Jr., Dan Bon #14435
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The World Moo Duk Kwan regrets to announce the passing of Master John Natividad, Alumni and Significant Contributor to the Moo Duk Kwan Legacy.  Master Natividad, known as the "Giant Killer," during his early years as National and International Competitor during the late 1960s and 70s, after receiving his 1st (more…)Read more “World Moo Duk Kwan Proudly Remembers Master Marcelino Tizon (John) Natividad Jr., Dan Bon #14435
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