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J Kim Martial Arts
Tang Soo Do
Highest Quality Instruction Since 1992


MEET THE INSTRUCTORS 

 
Great Grandmaster Song-Ki Kim

Great Grandmaster Song-Ki Kim was the protégé and former top ranked student of Supreme Grandmaster Hwang-Kee
who founded Tang Soo Do Moo Duk Kwan. 
Great Grandmaster Song-Ki Kim started teaching Tang Soo Do in 1956 and is current president of the World Tang Soo Do Union. 
He devoted himself as an instructor of Tang Soo Do for over 60 years. 
Many students were trained and inspired from him.
Over a thousands of his former students have become Masters and Grandmasters around the world.   

* He has been dedicated to the teaching of traditional Korean Martial Art of Tang Soo Do. 
* He has over 60 years experience of Tang Soo Do.
* He started teaching in 1956.
* Instructor of the Korean military army brigade at Osan, Korea in 1957.
* He founded the Tang Soo Do School at Osan US Air Force base(K-55) in Korea in March 1958.
* He founded the Tang Soo Do Regional headquarters at Kyoung Ki province of Korea in January 31, 1960.
* Over a thousand of his former students have become  top Masters and Grand Masters around  the world.
* Currently World Dang Soo Do Union President.


Grand Master Jino Kim

He was five years old when he began his lesson in Tang Soo Do. 
At eleven years old, he obtained his first black belt. Since then, it has become part of his life. 
The greatest single influence in his life will always be his father (Great Grand Master Song Ki Kim)
He learned not only physical techniques, but more importantly, Strong Tang Soo Do Spirit.
In 1980, He realized his specialty was in teaching, and he have found great fulfillment in these experiences. 
He would like to make a difference in people's lives through his knowledge of the art of Tang Soo Do.
The tradition of Tang Soo Do has continued here in America when Master Jino Kim brought it here from Korea.

* 1st Degree Black Belt Tang Soo Do in 1975 (Korea Tang Soo Do Fed. #19025)
* 7th Degree Black Belt, Certified from World Tang Soo Do Union (July 2003)
* 8th Degree Black Belt, Certified from World Tang Soo Do Union (April 2012)
* 47 Years Tang Soo Do experience
* Degree in Physical Education from Korea's Dan-Kook University/Korean Army(1983-1990)
* Instructor at Song Tan Moo Duk Kwan (HQ of the World Tang Soo Do Union) in Korea
* Arrived here in the USA in Aug. 1991
* Founder of the Continental Tang Soo Do Federation & J. Kim Martial Arts in Dublin, Ohio (June 1992)

 


Master Daniel Lim

* Certified Instructor from World Tang Soo Do Union 
* Certified instructor from Continental Tang Soo Do Federation.
* 7th World Tang Soo Do Union National Championship 
  Sparring Grand Champion, Sacramento, CA (July 2007)
* 8th World Tang Soo Do Union National Championship 
  Sparring Grand Champion, Seattle, WA (April 2008)

 

  
Instructor Mr. David Lim

* Certified Instructor from World Tang Soo Do Union
* Certified Instructor from Continental Tang Soo Do Federation.
* 2015 Top Martial artist Championship
Forms Grand Champion (March 07)

  
Instructor Ms. Heather Wieland

* Certified Instructor from World Tang Soo Do Union
* Certified Instructor from Continental Tang Soo Do Federation.

 
Instructor Mr. Gibran Britt

* Certified Instructor from World Tang Soo Do Union
* Certified Instructor from Continental Tang Soo Do Federation.

 

Asst. Instructors

 
Mr. Israel Mendoza


Mr. Steven Light

 


Mr. Kris Scott