Master Jun Kyu Kim
A native of Seoul, Korea, Master Kim began training in Tae Kwon Do at 5 years old. He competed extensively in Korea as a member of various elementary, middle and high school teams. He was highly successful as a competitor and several times held the position of national champion.
Upon graduating from high school, Master Kim as accepted to Yong-In University. Established in 1953, Yong-In University is Korea’s premier school for Korean athletes. Its varying athletic programs have produced countless international competitors and Olympic team members in every sport.
At Yong-In, Master Kim was selected to be a member of the Korean Tigers Demonstration Team. The Tigers are an international touring performance group that provide Tae Kwon Do exhibitions for martial arts schools and events throughout the world. As a member of the Tiger Team, Master Kim traveled extensively and performed at major Tae Kwon Do tournaments including the 1993 World Championships at Madison Square Garden and the 1994 U.S. Open at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
As an instructor Master Kim has held the position of Head Master for the World Class Tae Kwon Do Centers in Buffalo, NY. Under the guidance of U.S. National Team Coach Grandmaster Sun Chong, Master Kim oversaw the development and design of curriculum and teaching plans for over 1300 active students.
Master Kim is a highly dynamic demonstrator and teacher. His phenomenal level of skill and energy excite students for ever single class. With over 25 years of Tae Kwon Do experience, Master Kim is dedicated to helping every member of the school to gain the maximum benefit from their training.
- 6th Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do
- 5th Degree Black Belt in Yong Moo Do
- 30Years of Tae Kwon Do Experience
- Earned Degree in Tae Kwon Do from Yong-In Univeristy in Seoul, Korea
- Korean National Champion
- Member of Korean Tiger Demonstration Team
- President South Carolina State ATU