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    • Legitimate Moo Duk Kwan® Certification

      Legitimate Moo Duk Kwan® Certification

      Reading Time: 3 minutes. Moo Duk Kwan® certified instructors and Moo Duk Kwan® certified school owners voluntarily adhere to similar high standards and disciplined accreditation procedures like those employed by educational institutions. Moo Duk Kw...

      January 21, 2017
    • How Do I Get Moo Duk Kwan Rank® Certification?

      How Do I Get Moo Duk Kwan Rank® Certification?

      Reading Time: 1 minutes. Federation members have access to the following rank certifications from the Moo Duk Kwan®.   Transfers into the Federation who fulfill all requirements specified in the Member Manual may also have access to Moo Duk Kwan®...

      April 10, 2016
    • Testing

      Testing

      Reading Time: 1 minutes. The United States Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation® is the exclusive source of legitimate Moo Duk Kwan® certification in the USA pursuant to its Charter & Bylaws purposes and agreement with Moo Duk Kwan® Founder Hwa...

      April 10, 2016
    • Special Needs Hero Among Us In Scotch Plains, New Jersey

      Special Needs Hero Among Us In Scotch Plains, New Jersey

      Reading Time: 2 minutes. Special Needs Hero Among Us In Scotch Plains, New Jersey. Paul Del Sordo is a Moo Duk Kwan® internationally certified master level instructor (Sa Bom) for the proprietary Soo Bahk Do® martial art system and owner of Del ...

      September 30, 2016
    • Karate Changes Your Brain

      Karate Changes Your Brain

      Reading Time: 2 minutes. Karate Changes Your Brain. Brain scans carried out by researchers from Imperial College London and University College London have revealed distinctive features in the brain structure of karate experts......

      June 19, 2014
    • Gaining Independence Through Martial Arts

      Gaining Independence Through Martial Arts

      Reading Time: 1 minutes. Last Updated: Tuesday, April 5, 2016By Becka Kurtz, Executive Secretary Opportunity Manor Inc. 1908 Kruchten Court South PO Box 280 Sartell, MN 56377 Martial arts training is said to improve physical functions such as streng...

      October 20, 2012
    • Is Soo Bahk Do® Sweeter Than A Bag of Halloween Candy?

      Is Soo Bahk Do® Sweeter Than A Bag of Halloween Candy?

      Reading Time: 1 minutes. What's better than a bag of candy for Halloween and can also empower a child to protect themselves from bullies even when no authority figure is present to do so?  What can enhance a child's self esteem like nothing else...

      October 06, 2016
    • Conflict Resolution Strategies Are Inappropriate For Dealing With Bullying

      Conflict Resolution Strategies Are Inappropriate For Dealing With Bullying

      Reading Time: 2 minutes. Conflict resolution or peer mediation strategies, however, should not be used to address bullying problems because: Peer mediation/conflict resolution programs assume there is a bit of both right and wrong on both side...

      March 02, 2016
    • Moo Duk Kwan® Certified Instructors Combat Bullying Everyday

      Moo Duk Kwan® Certified Instructors Combat Bullying Everyday

      Reading Time: 4 minutes. Today in America, bullying has become an epidemic in our society and we see more and more evidence of parents, schools, universities, churches, governments, etc. adopting policies they hope will minimize bullying behavior. ...

      February 02, 2016
    • The Moo Duk Kwan Dan Bon

      The Moo Duk Kwan Dan Bon

      Reading Time: 4 minutes. The Moo Duk Kwan® Dan Bon system is a very important and traditional part of the Moo Duk Kwan® martial art organization. It is a source of great personal pride for Soo Bahk Do practitioners embracing the Moo Duk Kwan philos...

      March 16, 2013
    • Region 6 Dan Test May 3rd & 4th Enid Ok

      Region 6 Dan Test May 3rd & 4th Enid Ok

      Reading Time: 0 minutes. Last Updated: Monday, July 25, 2016...

      March 08, 2013
    • Region 9 Dan Test April 19th & 20th Lomita, Ca

      Region 9 Dan Test April 19th & 20th Lomita, Ca

      Reading Time: 0 minutes. Last Updated: Monday, July 25, 2016...

      March 08, 2013
    • Are You Doing It Wrong?

      Are You Doing It Wrong?

      Reading Time: 1 minutes. Du Mun Proper Sequence Timing For Red Belts And Dans...

      December 18, 2014
    • Do Rank Certificates Really Mean Anything?

      Do Rank Certificates Really Mean Anything?

      Reading Time: 0 minutes. More than 15,000 times per year dedicated practitioners in Moo Duk Kwan® schools earn authentic rank certification for their training achievements in the Soo Bahk Do® martial art system....

      June 02, 2012
    • Rank Testing

      Rank Testing

      Reading Time: 1 minutes. Last Updated: Wednesday, February 22, 2017Students who have achieved sufficient skill and fulfilled the necessary rank requirements may be provided with an opportunity to test for rank advancement. Beginner ranks (Gup) test...

      January 01, 2012
    • Special Needs Hero Among Us In Scotch Plains, New Jersey

      Special Needs Hero Among Us In Scotch Plains, New Jersey

      Reading Time: 2 minutes. Special Needs Hero Among Us In Scotch Plains, New Jersey. Paul Del Sordo is a Moo Duk Kwan® internationally certified master level instructor (Sa Bom) for the proprietary Soo Bahk Do® martial art system and owner of Del ...

      September 30, 2016
    • Lockhart's Karate Academy Is A Featured Aliso Viejo Business

      Lockhart's Karate Academy Is A Featured Aliso Viejo Business

      Reading Time: 1 minutes. Sa Bom Nim Danny Lockhart's Aliso Viejo Soo Bahk Do® Academy is a featured business in his local community and you'll enjoy the excellent promo video they prepared educating the public about his Moo Duk Kwan® certified sch...

      September 09, 2016
    • Soo Bahk Do® Instructor Changing Lives In Oklahoma

      Soo Bahk Do® Instructor Changing Lives In Oklahoma

      Reading Time: 2 minutes. Soo Bahk Do® Instructor Changing Lives In Oklahoma Dwayne Townsend is an internationally certified Master level practitioner of the Soo Bahk Do® martial art system taught in Moo Duk Kwan® schools worldwide.  He operates a...

      October 31, 2014
    • Legitimate Moo Duk Kwan® Certification

      Legitimate Moo Duk Kwan® Certification

      Reading Time: 3 minutes. Moo Duk Kwan® certified instructors and Moo Duk Kwan® certified school owners voluntarily adhere to similar high standards and disciplined accreditation procedures like those employed by educational institutions. Moo Duk Kw...

      January 21, 2017
    • Testing

      Testing

      Reading Time: 1 minutes. The United States Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation® is the exclusive source of legitimate Moo Duk Kwan® certification in the USA pursuant to its Charter & Bylaws purposes and agreement with Moo Duk Kwan® Founder Hwa...

      April 10, 2016
    • Jo Kyo, Kyo Sa, Sa Bom Instructor Certification Opportunities

      Jo Kyo, Kyo Sa, Sa Bom Instructor Certification Opportunities

      Reading Time: 1 minutes. Members interested in applying for certification from the Moo Duk Kwan® to become Jo Kyo, Kyo Sa, Sa Bom Certified Instructors of the Soo Bahk Do® martial art system need to plan ahead and acquire the respective Instruc...

      March 14, 2014
    • Soo Bahk Do® Instructor Changing Lives In Oklahoma

      Soo Bahk Do® Instructor Changing Lives In Oklahoma

      Reading Time: 2 minutes. Soo Bahk Do® Instructor Changing Lives In Oklahoma Dwayne Townsend is an internationally certified Master level practitioner of the Soo Bahk Do® martial art system taught in Moo Duk Kwan® schools worldwide.  He operates a...

      October 31, 2014
    • Louis Barrier Wenatchee War Veteran

      Louis Barrier Wenatchee War Veteran

      Reading Time: 1 minutes. Louis Barrier Wenatchee War Veteran Resumes Soo Bahk Do Training At Age 83 and is striving to earn a black belt in the Korean karate discipline of Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan, becoming one of the oldest people in the Northwes...

      August 21, 2014
    • Lifetime Member John Juliano, Dr. Dan Bon 19785

      Lifetime Member John Juliano, Dr. Dan Bon 19785

      Reading Time: 1 minutes. The United States Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation® welcomes Dr. John Juliano from Region 2 today as a new Lifetime Member. He is pictured in this photo with fellow Lifetime Members Rick Wilcox, Sa Bom Nim and Pat M...

      March 12, 2014
    • The Moo Duk Kwan Dan Bon

      The Moo Duk Kwan Dan Bon

      Reading Time: 4 minutes. The Moo Duk Kwan® Dan Bon system is a very important and traditional part of the Moo Duk Kwan® martial art organization. It is a source of great personal pride for Soo Bahk Do practitioners embracing the Moo Duk Kwan philos...

      March 16, 2013
    • Region 6 Dan Test May 3rd & 4th Enid Ok

      Region 6 Dan Test May 3rd & 4th Enid Ok

      Reading Time: 0 minutes. Last Updated: Monday, July 25, 2016...

      March 08, 2013
    • Region 9 Dan Test April 19th & 20th Lomita, Ca

      Region 9 Dan Test April 19th & 20th Lomita, Ca

      Reading Time: 0 minutes. Last Updated: Monday, July 25, 2016...

      March 08, 2013
    • Legitimate Moo Duk Kwan® Certification

      Legitimate Moo Duk Kwan® Certification

      Reading Time: 3 minutes. Moo Duk Kwan® certified instructors and Moo Duk Kwan® certified school owners voluntarily adhere to similar high standards and disciplined accreditation procedures like those employed by educational institutions. Moo Duk Kw...

      January 21, 2017
    • Testing

      Testing

      Reading Time: 1 minutes. The United States Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation® is the exclusive source of legitimate Moo Duk Kwan® certification in the USA pursuant to its Charter & Bylaws purposes and agreement with Moo Duk Kwan® Founder Hwa...

      April 10, 2016
    • Actualizing Martial Arts: Defensive Tactics The End Game

      Actualizing Martial Arts: Defensive Tactics The End Game

      Reading Time: 1 minutes. Actualizing Martial Arts: Defensive Tactics The End Game seminar Thursday July 18th 8:45 to 10:15 PM senior level seminar is open to 4th through 8th Dans....

      June 29, 2013
    • Are You Doing It Wrong?

      Are You Doing It Wrong?

      Reading Time: 1 minutes. Du Mun Proper Sequence Timing For Red Belts And Dans...

      December 18, 2014
    • Submit Your Video To The Soo Bahk Do Institute

      Submit Your Video To The Soo Bahk Do Institute

      Reading Time: 1 minutes. While you can upload your video to YouTube or  Facebook or any number of other websites, only when you upload it to the Soo Bahk Do® Institute does it become part of the official  Moo Duk Kwan® martial art school global r...

      August 20, 2014
    • The Soo Bahk Do Institute Fast Forwards And Rewinds Videos

      The Soo Bahk Do Institute Fast Forwards And Rewinds Videos

      Reading Time: 1 minutes. Last Updated: Monday, July 25, 2016Did you know that the Soo Bahk Do® Institute allows you to watch all videos in slow motion (1/2, 1/4 and 1/8 speeds) so you can see exactly how a technique is performed? Did you know that y...

      August 01, 2014
    • Kang Family Are Newest Lifetime Members & Moo Duk Kwan® Preservationists

      Kang Family Are Newest Lifetime Members & Moo Duk Kwan® Preservationists

      Reading Time: 1 minutes. Congratulations go out to the Kang Family who are the Federation's newest Lifetime Members & Moo Duk Kwan® Preservationists!...

      February 16, 2016
    • I love Soo Bahk Do!

      I love Soo Bahk Do!

      Reading Time: 1 minutes. Submit your testimonial about your training experience in the Soo Bahk Do martial art...

      February 16, 2016
    • New Year Greeting 2016

      New Year Greeting 2016

      Reading Time: 3 minutes. 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....

      January 01, 2016
    • MOO DUK KWAN® Wins Landmark Trademark Infringement Case

      MOO DUK KWAN® Wins Landmark Trademark Infringement Case

      Reading Time: 1 minutes. On August 17, 2015 Federal District Judge, Robert Mariani handed down a winning verdict to the MOO DUK KWAN®  in the landmark Federation trademark infringement case filed by the United States Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federa...

      August 19, 2015
    • Moo Duk Kwan® Identity Defense FAQ

      Moo Duk Kwan® Identity Defense FAQ

      Reading Time: 8 minutes. Who is the United States Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation® suing?  International Tang Soo Do Moo Duk Kwan Association a.k.a Tang Soo Karate School, Inc. and Robert Kovaleski and Eric Kovaleski  ...

      October 24, 2014

U.S. Military Membership Program

http://youtu.be/x2L3skZ7FEw During the 08/24/2011 meeting of the 501c4 Board of Directors of the U.S. Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation, the Board accepted and adopted the U.S. Military Membership Program as proposed by Sa Bom Nim Bill Nelson of the Technical Advisory and author of "Your Weapon Within." Sa Bom Nim Bill Nelson proposed the Federation offer free memberships to all military personnel in recognition of their ...

National and International Announcements, News And Updates

Stay up to date on noteworthy Federation and International happenings by browsing the announcements, news and updates

Board Chairman Update For March Meeting

Reading Time: 2 minutes. The Board of Directors met on March 1, 2017. Following are the major issues that were addressed.

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Mar

Board Directors Current

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15
Feb

How To Submit Proposals To The Board Of Directors

Reading Time: 3 minutes. In an effort to develop ideas into proposals please proceed as follows if you would like your proposal to be considered by the Board of Directors.

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11
Feb

Board Chairman Update For January Meeting

Reading Time: 2 minutes. Greetings, I hope this finds you all in good health and spirits. The Board of Directors met on January 18, 2017. Following are the major issues that were addressed.

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21
Jan

Legitimate Moo Duk Kwan® Certification
Its so much more than just paper

Reading Time: 3 minutes. Moo Duk Kwan® certified instructors and Moo Duk Kwan® certified school owners voluntarily adhere to similar high standards and disciplined accreditation procedures like those employed by educational institutions. Moo Duk ...

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21
Jan

2017 New Year Greeting From Kwan Jang Nim

Reading Time: 4 minutes. 2016 was a busy year for the Moo Duk Kwan® worldwide and it was filled with very meaningful Moo Duk Kwan® events and activities. I would like to express special thanks to all who participated in International, ...

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30
Dec

Do Ladies Hate Polo Shirts?

Reading Time: 1 minutes. Online ordering for the current lineup of official licensed Moo Duk Kwan® apparel ends on November 28 and not one person has ordered a polo shirt for a lady which raises a question, "Do ladies hate polo shirts?" :) 

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21
Nov

Submit Votes For Board Directors 501c4 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes. Submit Votes For Board Directors 501c4 2016. Section 3-A Individuals holding Dan rank shall enjoy all rights and privileges as determined by the Board, plus the right to vote in Federation matters if they are over the ...

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Nov

How Will You Celebrate Your Moo Duk Kwan® History Nov 9th?
How About With Official Licensed Moo Duk Kwan® Swag

Reading Time: 1 minutes. For the first time ever, officially licensed Moo Duk Kwan® apparel is available in several name brands in a wide variety of colors and styles until November 28, 2016 when this campaign ends.  Online ordering closes on ...

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4
Nov

Smile When You Shop
Support The Foundation Partnership With Amazon Smile

Reading Time: 1 minutes. Smile When You Shop. The United States Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan FOUNDATION has partnered with Amazon through their Amazon SMILE program for 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations to receive donations to the FOUNDATION from ...

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2
Nov

A Word From The Board Chairman November 2016
Ron Strong Sa Bom Nim

Reading Time: 3 minutes. Greetings,  I hope this finds you all in good health and spirits. The Board of Directors met on October 26, 2016. Following are the major issues that were addressed.

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Oct

Is Soo Bahk Do® Sweeter Than A Bag of Halloween Candy?

Reading Time: 1 minutes. What's better than a bag of candy for Halloween and can also empower a child to protect themselves from bullies even when no authority figure is present to do so?  What can enhance a child's self esteem like nothing else ...

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6
Oct

Trick or Treater Safety School
A Community Service Program

Reading Time: 1 minutes. Halloween is despised by some and enjoyed by others, but regardless of your perspective about Halloween I am sure you agree that safety is important. Safety is especially important on Halloween when young kids may be ...

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4
Oct

Trick Or Treaters Welcome!
Have you ever Trick or Treated for Halloween by Text Message?

Reading Time: 1 minutes. Have you ever Trick or Treated for Halloween by  Text Message? No? Well, during the Federation's Fall membership Drive  you can Halloween Trick or Treat us from anywhere, in or out of your costume during THE ENTIRE MONTH ...

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3
Oct

Special Needs Hero Among Us In Scotch Plains, New Jersey
Del Sordo Pediatric Martial Arts

Reading Time: 2 minutes. Special Needs Hero Among Us In Scotch Plains, New Jersey. Paul Del Sordo is a Moo Duk Kwan® internationally certified master level instructor (Sa Bom) for the proprietary Soo Bahk Do® martial art system and owner of ...

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30
Sep

What Do These Members All Have In Common?

Reading Time: 1 minutes. What Do These Members All Have In Common? They all recently became Lifetime Members during the Federation's Fall Membership Drive. If you have been thinking about it, but haven't taken action, remember that you can save ...

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Sep
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