Grandmaster Chong Su
Pin # 8308
Grandmaster Chong Su Kim was born in
Song Tan, Korea, and immigrated to the U.S. in 1977 and settled in
York, PA, which became his second home. He received his U.S.
citizenship in 1982.
He is the co-founder and President of
Tang Soo Do Federation, which he organized in 1986. He is
a former undefeated all Asian Bantamweight Champion (1968) and the
first Korean master to train and exchange skills at the Shaolin
He appeared on the cover of Tae Kwon
Do Times in 1991, in Dojang Magazine in 1994, and the cover of
Combat Magazine (U.K.) in 1995.
In 1997 he was in the Martial Arts
Gallery of Fame with movie star Cynthia Rothrock and Eric Lee, and
in 1998 appeared on The Nite with The Stars at CBS with Chuck
Norris, Steven Segal, Don "The Dragon" Wilson and Ernie Reyes Jr.
and Sr.. In 1991 he was with Arnold Schwarzenegger at Battle of
Columbus, in Ohio.
Grandmaster Kim is also very
civic-minded. He was the President of the Korean Association of
York, PA in 1999 and Vice-President of the Central PA Korean
Association in 2001. He has traveled the world in order to help
needy people and promote the benefits of Tang Soo Do for everyone.
He has raised tens of thousands of dollars for charity through his
own organization and has helped organizations raise hundreds of
thousands of dollars for the same.
He is internationally known and
respected as a champion, talented teacher, and a deep philosopher.
Grandmaster Kim still strives for constant improvement in himself
and his students and seeks to make Tang Soo Do a priceless
investment in life for everyone.