2019 Anniversaries

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65 Years


Grandmaster Hyun Chul Hwang
Springfield, New Jersey

Son of the late Great Grandmaster Hwang Kee, Grandmaster H. C. Hwang, 9th Dan, began his martial arts training on May 5, 1954 at the age of 7. He earned his Cho Dan at the age of 9, becoming the youngest Dan holder in Korea at that time. He is current president of the U.S. Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation and the World Moo Duk Kwan. 
 

60 Years


Grandmaster Robert Cheezic
Cheezic Tang Soo Do Federation - Wolcott, Connecticut

An original student of Grandmaster Jae Chul Shin, Grandmaster Cheezic began his Tang Soo Do training in 1959 while serving in the U.S. Air Force in Korea. In a 1974 "Official Karate" interview, Grandmaster Shin remarked, "Of the thousands of students I have trained, only two have attained champion status - Chuck Norris and Bob Cheezic". On January 2nd, Grandmaster Cheezic also celebrated his 80th birthday.
 

55 Years
 

 

50 Years


Grandmaster Wesley Jenkins
Waldorf, Maryland

A veteran of numerous martial arts championships, Master Jenkins, 8th Dan, began training in 1969 at the age of 13 under Grandmaster Robert Beaudoin, and earned his black belt in 1975. While in the Army from 1976-1979, he taught Tang Soo Do while stationed in West Germany. In 1994, he moved to Waldorf, Maryland and began studying Tang Soo Do under Grandmaster Myung Seok Seo. He is currently a member of the World Dang Soo Do Union under Grandmaster Song Ki Kim.
 

45 Years


Master John Correljé
Tang Soo Do Chon Kyong - Schoonhoven, Holland

Master Correlje started training in 1974 at age 16 under Kyo Sa Bram Matahelamual. He is head instructor at Tang Soo Do Chon Kyong in Schoonhoven and co-founder of the All Tangsoodo Organization. Other arts studied include Judo, Tae Kwon Do, Gun Bong Do and boxing. He received his 1st Dan from Grandmaster Kang Uk Lee, and is currently a 6th Dan. This year also marks the 40th anniversary of his dojang, Tang Soo Do Chon Kyong, which began under the name of Huk-Tti Schoonhoven.
 

40 Years
 

 

35 Years


Master Dean Kelly
McMurray, Pennsylvania

Master Dean Kelly, 7th Dan, began training in Tang Soo Do under Grandmaster C.S. Kim
in 1984, and earned his black belt in 1988. Master Kelly emphasizes the importance of loyalty in Tang Soo Do, as he continues to train with C.S. Kim today. This year also marks the 25th year that he has been the instructor at C.S. Kim Karate, McMurray, and has trained nearly 500 students to the rank of black belt and over twenty students to the rank of Master. He has also had countless students win grand champions.
 

30 Years
 
 
25 Years
 
 


 

 

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