Who's Who in Tang Soo Do


Grandmaster Chung Il Kim
10th Dan
Pin # 475



Grandmaster Chung Il Kim is the President of the International Association of Korean Martial Arts (IAKMA). He has been training in the Korean martial arts for over 51 years and teaching for over 40 years. His instructor in Korea was Master Se Jhoon Oh (Pin # 26). Master Oh was a student of Grandmaster Hwang Kee, Tang Soo Do's founder.

Grandmaster Kim is a 10
th degree Black Belt in Korean Martial Arts, and is one of the highest ranking Black Belts in the world in Tang Soo Do.

He trained the Korean police for three years in self defense tactics and techniques. He was also an International Champion in the 1960's.

Grandmaster Kim has been teaching in the U.S. since 1970 and currently teaches the Black Belt classes in Tang Soo Do Karate and Tae Kwon Do at Kennedy's Martial Arts Academy in Elk Grove, Illinois.



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