Kenyon's Soo Bahk Do Celebrates 50 years of Moo Do Excellence.



Congratulations to Kenyon's Soo Bahk Do, for opening its doors to their dojang over 50 years ago in 1967, in the San Diego Area.  Originally started by Damon Kenyon's Father and Sa Bom Nim, Fred Kenyon.  Fred Kenyon Sa Bom Nim was instrumental in helping form the United States Federation during the 70's, he was a Charter Member of the US Tang Soo Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation.  His son, Damon Kenyon Sa bom Nim followed his father's vision and has continuously maintained the doors of his dojang for 50 years.  A Sa Bom Nim and 8th Dan in Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan, Damon Kenyon Sa Bom nim and his wife Vicki, also a a 6th Dan and their daughters, all practitioners and lifetime Dan Members, continue the tradition established in 1967.

Our sincere congratulations on such an accomplishment to the community in San Diego.

Soo Bahk!

Roberto Bonefont, Sr.

Region 2


  • 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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