2022 Anniversaries

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75 Years

Grandmaster Andy Ah Po
Carmichael, California

Grandmaster Andy Ah Po, 9th Dan and founder of the Tang Soo Do Martial Way Association, began his martial arts training in 1947 in Hawaii at age 6, studying Si Lum Gung Fu. He later achieved Black Belts in Jiu Jitsu, Aikido, and Japanese Karate before leaving the islands in 1959 to join the Air Force, and in that same year began his lifelong training in Tang Soo Do Moo Duk Kwan.

60 Years
55 Years

Grandmaster Charles Ferraro  New Listing
West Haven, Connecticut

Grandmaster Ferraro, 9th Dan, has trained in a variety of martial arts since beginning his Tang Soo Do studies in 1967 with Grandmaster Robert Cheezic. They include Shotokan, Goju Ryu, Jiujitsu, Aikido and Kenjitsu. He has also trained in Filipino martial arts (Kali, Escrima, Arnis), Okinawa weapons, Tai Chi Chuan, as well as natural healing (Reiki). He is the founder of the Tang Soo Do Mi Guk Kwan Association and currently is a student of Grandmaster Andy Ah Po.

50 Years

Master Frederick Scott
Aston, Pennsylvania

Master Frederick Scott, 8th Dan, began his Tang Soo Do career in 1972. He is the founder of the Traditional Tang Soo Do International and Chief Instructor of Amkor Karate Institutes which he formed in 1977. While in the United States Army during the Vietnam War, he lived in Okinawa and has trained with many of the most knowledgeable Asian Masters in the world today. Master Scott has also served as a consultant to the Philadelphia Flyers, the Philadelphia Phantoms, Philadelphia 76ers, and several NFL players.

45 Years

Master Kevin Watson  New Listing
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Master Watson began his training in Tang Soo Do / Soo Bahk Do under Dennis Miller in 1977. Over the years, he has been able to meet and train with many teachers in a variety of martial arts. He currently trains under Grandmaster Andy Ah Po under whom he was awarded his 6th Dan. The consummate Traditional Martial Artist, he has also been training in Kuniba-Ha Shito-Ryu under William H. Price, Soke since 1992 and is a 7th Dan Shihan in that system.

AmKor Karate Institutes
Aston, Pennsylvania

The first AmKor school was established in 1977 by Master Frederick Scott, founder of Traditional Tang Soo Do International. Since then, additional AmKor Karate schools have been established throughout Pennsylvania and have earned an outstanding reputation for high quality instruction and competitive excellence. 

40 Years

Master William Ott
Abington, Pennsylvania

Master William Ott began training in January of 1982 under Mr. Robert McGovern and Master Chang, Tong In. He has trained with some of the most knowledgeable Tang Soo Do practitioners in the world and is currently a student of Master Frederick Scott of Aston, PA. He also celebrates 22 years of operating his school, American Tang Soo Do Karate in Lansdale, PA.

35 Years

30 Years
25 Years



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