Seminar with Grand Master Greg Boliard

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Title: Seminar with Grand Master Greg BoliardLocation: Wilmington, NCLink out: Click hereDescription: Seminar along with Dan Testing (different from the testing on Friday) will be held in Wilmington on Sat. April 14th. We will be leaving no later than 7:30am that morning. Grand Master Greg Boliard will be there along with other Masters. Seminar is […]

Dan Testing

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Title: Dan Testing Location: Hope Church Facility Link out: Click here Description: Dan Testing will be Friday April 13th @ Hope Church Location. We will be having 4 testers participating. Mr. Mark Heinze going for 1st Dan, Mr. Jay Rocker going for 2nd Dan, Asst. Instructor Mr. Alden Galvanek going for 3rd Dan and our […]

CARY TANG SOO DO ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE

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We are pleased to announce Cary Tang Soo Do has officially transferred membership the Mu Sa Kwan Tang Soo Do Federation under the leadership of Grandmaster Greg Boliard, 9th Dan.  Grandmaster Boliard was one of the earliest students of Grandmaster JJ Kim upon his arrival in the USA. He was trained by Grandmaster JJ KIM […]

Personal training and physical conditioning

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Every one of us has heard Master Marsh talk about the purpose of class.   It’s a time to learn and absorb knowledge on techniques, forms and other aspects in the art of Tang Soo Do.  It is not an exercise class dedicated to physical conditioning.  Physical conditioning should be part of your personal training regime. Strength, power […]

Meaning of Tang Soo Do

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Literally translated the word Tang, means Tang Dynasty of China which reflects the shared cultural background between China and Korea (617 – 907 AD).  Soo means hand, but it implies fist, punch, strike or defense, etc., and Do means way of life or art.  Thus Tang Soo Do means the Korean classical martial art which […]

Tang Soo Do Belt System

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By and large, Tang Soo Do uses the colored belt system that was instituted by Jigoro Kano and first used in Karate-Do by Gichin Funakoshi.  However, minor deviations according to organization and/or individual school are commonplace.  One differentiating characteristic of the Moo Duk Kwan style is that the traditional black belt, or dan rank, is frequently […]