About Cary Tang Soo Do

Grand Master Ken Marsh – 8th Dan ( Kwan Jang Nim)

Member of:
Mu Sa Kwan Tang Soo Do Federation
Grand Master Greg Boliard

Cary Tang Soo Do provides excellent Karate/martial arts by paying attention to each student’s development emphasizing proper technique and encouraging personal growth and mutual respect.

We train in a non-commercial atmosphere, where there are no long term contracts and students enjoy reasonable prices. The studio is conveniently located for students from Raleigh, Cary, Holly Springs and Apex.

Master Marsh and his instructors are certified through the MUSA Kwan Tang Soo Do Federation to ensure techniques and standards are consistent with those teachings of Grandmaster Jae Joon Kim and Grandmaster Greg Boliard.

Master Ken Marsh and Grand Master Jae Joon Kim
Grandmaster Jae Joon Kim and Master Ken Marsh


A student’s developmental pace is important. However, it is not a race to a belt, but a journey through knowledge. Students’ are allowed progress at their own pace. Testing is conducted when a student (in the opinion of the instructors) has gained the required knowledge and has improved in relation to the student’s ability: not in comparison to other students skills or a set time frame (minimum training times are required).

Since their ancient use and application on the battlefield, martial arts like Tang Soo Do have permeated and woven themselves into every culture.

Many people have a natural curiosity and respect towards the fighting arts because they offer benefits that can’t be taken away from the practitioner; self-confidence, discipline and the ability to defend oneself against those that intend to cause you or those you love harm.

Tang Soo Do is a powerfully effective method of self-defense.This refined style of martial art is known for having a very effective training method for self-discipline, self-confidence, physical fitness, stress management and the ultimate form of self-defense techniques. Whether you are 10 or 80, male or female, handicapped or physically fit, we encourage you to explore Tang Soo Do and develop your true potential as a martial arts practitioner.