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Kwan Jang Nim, supported by the Heritage Task Force attended the WDU/USG National Championships in Norwich Connecticut on Saturday Oct. 5th! The event began Friday with a Task Force meeting and dinner with senior Ko Dan Ja from around the world. Saturday’s opening ceremony was filled with historical reunions from many of the Moo Duk Kwan Alumni! The energy of the event was truly moving and inspiring as we move forward with the next steps of the Heritage Program!
Began training in 1967 at the age of 16, as a member of the Brooklyn Highland Park Y.M.C.A., under the guidance and training of Mr. Mike Masley, Jr., Dan Bon 10180, and tested for Cho Dan on June 18, 1969. Now a certified 4th Dan Ko Dan Ja, and was issued his original testing date Dan Bon 13927 by Kwan Jang Nim H.C. Hwang based on his petition to honor that date and evidence showing Mr. Mike Masley and his instructors, Mr. Robert Sohn, Dan Bon 6037 and Mr. Vincent Nunno, Dan Bon 7291, were legitimate representatives of the Founder, and Kwan Jang Nim Hwang Kee and the Korean Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Association in 1969.