Happy 78th Anniversary World Moo Duk Kwan/ Happy Birthday Chang Shi Ja Hwang Kee
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Nov 9th 2023 marks the 78th Anniversary of the Moo Duk Kwan, started by our Chang Shi Ja Hwang Kee, and we also remember him on his date of Birth, also November 9th.  Every year, we take a moment to remember him and his lifelong contributions to the art he so dearly shepherd, along with his devotion son, our Kwan Jang Nim H.C. Hwang.  The dedication and commitment of these two human beings, has influenced close to over 60 thousand Dan members and Gup members throughout the World Moo Duk Kwan.  Happy Anniversary to all.  Soo Bahk!


  • Roberto Bonefont

    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.

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