Can you say... PUERTO RICO!   The Puerto Rico MDKSBD® will be the host for this year's upcoming World Moo Duk Kwan® Symposium, designee Oscar Rosado Sa Bom Nim will host the national designees on the Island of Enchantment as the island is known.

Below is the official announcement from the Chairman:

World Moo Duk Kwan® National Designees,

I hope all is well with you and your families.

We are organizing the 2014 WMDK Symposium, a Zone Symposium. The dates have been set and we have developed an outline schedule, which is presented for your information.

ARRIVING AT SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO as guests of the WMDK membership of Puerto Rico, and their leader Oscar Rosado Sa Bom.


6 November – Thursday

1) Pick up from airport and check in

2) Dinner

3) First Symposium meeting

4) First night lodging


7 November – Friday

5) Meetings and training throughout the day and evening

6) Breakfast, lunch and dinner

7) Second night Lodging


8 November – Saturday

8) Meetings, training, sightseeing and banquet

9) All meals

10) Third night Lodging


9 November – Sunday

11) Breakfast

12) Final meeting if necessary

13) Check out and transportation back to airport


If a Zone Designee wishes to arrive in San Juan prior to the Symposium or stay later, they can contact their host, Oscar Rosado Sa Bom at He will also be providing additional information regarding registration and all other on-site arrangements.

Because this is a Zone meeting we suggest that all of you consider who you would like to designate to represent you and your Country’s members at the Symposium. This is your members’ opportunity to be represented and served by the WMDK.

Please ask your members for any issues that they feel would be important to present at the Symposium. Submit Agenda Items to me by 1 September and they will be included in the Symposium Agenda. The President will create a list of Agenda Items that I will submit to you in several months, so that you can gather your member’s input well ahead of the Symposium.

We thank you for your service and dedication to the WMDK.

Respectfully submitted,

L. Seiberlich


  • 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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