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Phil Duncan

Phil Duncan serves as the Executive Administrator of the U.S. Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation® providing and coordinating support services for the U.S. Federation Board, the Kwan Jang Nim, the U.S. Technical Advisory Committee, U.S. Regional Officials, U.S. Members, the Board Directors of the charitable non-profit U.S. Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan FOUNDATION and the World Moo Duk Kwan. He can be contacted at National Member Headquarters or philduncan@soobahkdo.com or (888) SOO-BAHK

"What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; What we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal."
Albert Pike

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Kwan Jang Nim H.C. Hwang- Moo Duk Kwan® History

Posted by on Oct 31, 2015 in H.C. Hwang, Moo Duk Kwan Leaders, Moo Duk Kwan School, Moo Duk Kwan Successor | Comments Off on Kwan Jang Nim H.C. Hwang- Moo Duk Kwan® History

Kwan Jang Nim H.C. Hwang- Moo Duk Kwan® History

 Kwan Jang Nim of Moo Duk Kwan® Martial art Organization H.C. (Hyun Chul) Hwang Dan Bon#509 This historical project would not have been possible without the guidance and historical input of Kwan Jang Nim H.C. Hwang. Written by Steven Lemner (Dan Bon 23703) Proof reading and historical input by Kwan Jang Nim H.C. Hwang (Dan Bon 509) Proof reading and historical input by Frank Bonsignore, Sa Bom Nim (Dan Bon 15805 ) Layout ,web design and proof reading by  Master Roberto Bonefont Sr. (Dan Bon  13927 ) Layout and web design by Phil Duncan, Sa...

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Welcome

Posted by on Mar 15, 2012 in H.C. Hwang, Hwang Kee | 0 comments

Welcome

Founder Hwang Kee’s Moo Duk Kwan martial art school had its humble beginnings in Seoul Korea in 1945.

Since those early days, his martial art system and his  Moo Do philosophy have grown in popularity to a worldwide phenomenon today.

This website is dedicated to connecting visitors with the authoritative history of the Moo Duk Kwan martial art school from its inception to its present day popularity.

We trust you will find your visit educational and enjoyable.

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Moo Duk Kwan® School Proudly Remembers Mr. Noah Lange Dan Bon #47891

Posted by on Sep 8, 2017 in Memorials, Moo Duk Kwan School | 0 comments

  The World Moo Duk Kwan Proudly Remembers… Mr. Noah Lange – Dan Bon #47891 February 8, 2002 – July 18, 2017 REST IN PEACE   Noah Lange, Dan Bon#47891, passed away unexpectedly on July 18th at the age of 15 years old.  Noah began Soo Bahk Do with Mary Williamson when in the 2nd grade.  He loved taking classes with his friends and putting on demonstrations to promote Soo Bahk Do.  He earned is Dan rank on April 21, 2012.  Noah was extremely proud of this accomplishment.  Noah used the discipline he learned as a Dan to become a...

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HAPPY 71ST ANNIVERSARY MOO DUK KWAN

Posted by on Nov 9, 2016 in Moo Duk Kwan, Moo Duk Kwan School | 0 comments

HAPPY 71ST ANNIVERSARY TO ALL WORLDWIDE MOO DUK KWAN MEMBERS, LET'S CONTINUE TO SPREAD THE ART AND OUR MOO DO PHILOSOPHY. About Latest Posts Phil DuncanPhil Duncan serves as the Executive Administrator of the U.S. Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation® providing and coordinating support services for the U.S. Federation Board, the Kwan Jang Nim, the U.S. Technical Advisory Committee, U.S. Regional Officials, U.S. Members, the Board Directors of the charitable non-profit U.S. Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan FOUNDATION and the World Moo Duk Kwan. He can...

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Moo Duk Kwan® School Proudly Remembers Eveline Moy Chin Dan Bon #47982

Posted by on Oct 25, 2016 in Memorials, Moo Duk Kwan School | 0 comments

Eveline Moy Chin  December 18, 1927 – May 3, 2015 Mrs. Chin's primary instructor has been Gene Riggs, Sa bom Nim, Dan Bon # 26263, since she entered the Moo Duk Kwan discipline in March of 2008, and received her 8th Gup in Sept of 2008. Mrs. Chin was promoted to E Dan in 2014 under Dan Bon #47982. Obituary for Eveline Moy Chin Devoted wife, cherished mother, beloved grandmother and great-grandmother, Eveline Moy Chin, age 87, passed away in Marshall, TX on May 3, 2015. Eveline was born on December 18, 1927 in Boston, MA. She is preceded...

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Personal Message from Kwan Jang Nim H.C. Hwang

Posted by on Oct 22, 2016 in 2016, Featured, H.C. Hwang | 0 comments

As many of you may know, the Kwan Jang Nim is constantly traveling around the world to spread the art of Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan, to increase its visibility and to standardize the art and the World Moo Duk Kwan for everyone.   With the recent loss of our Charter Member and Hu Kyun In, Robert Shipley, III, Sa Bom Nim, the Kwan Jang Nim wanted to share his thoughts on this tremendous loss for the World Moo Duk Kwan. “Shipley Sa Bom Nim was a special friend of mine since I met him in 1965. He spoke, wrote and understood the Korean culture...

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Moo Duk Kwan® School Proudly Remembers Frank Trojanowiz Dan Bon#13333

Posted by on Jun 9, 2016 in Memorials, Moo Duk Kwan School | 0 comments

Frank Trojanowicz, 75, of South Scranton, died Saturday surrounded by his family after a brief illness. His wife of 51 years is the former Nancy Coolbaugh. Born in Dickson City, son of the late Josephine Trojanowicz, Frank was a graduate of Dickson City High School. He was an Army veteran and an avid outdoorsman. Frank began his instructional career in the early 1960s, teaching one of the first Korean (Tang Soo Do) karate classes in the Northeast at the local YMCA in downtown Scranton. From that point, he continued to plant the seeds of what...

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Moo Duk Kwan® School Proudly Remembers John J. Basso, Esq., Dan Bon #38982

Posted by on Jun 2, 2016 in Memorials | 0 comments

John Joseph Basso, Esq., passed away peacefully at home on Sunday May 22, 2016, after a long illness surrounded by his wife and children. He was 63 years old. John was married to Kathleen (Mueller) Basso of St. Louis, MO for 5 days shy of 33 years. John was a PROUD father to three adult sons Raphael John Basso, Luke Henry Basso, and Zachary Emmett Basso. He was a stand-in father to his nieces Corie, Elaina, Gina, and Chrissy, whom he thought of as daughters. He is survived by his brother Donato Basso, II, his sisters, Mary Caccese, Margaret...

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2016 New Year Greeting
by H.C. Hwang

Posted by on Jan 1, 2016 in 70th Anniversary Info, H.C. Hwang, President's Vision Tour II, Trademark Enforcement | 0 comments

2016 New Year Greetingby H.C. Hwang

2016 New Year’s greeting

I hope this message finds you and your family in the best of health and spirits as you are receiving a bright New Year.

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