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Regional Training for all Dan members in Region 2 will be held this Sunday, June 28, 2015.  Dan training will begin at 11 a.m. sharp and will end at 1 p.m. Again this is open to all Dan members.   Regional Ko Dan Ja are also invited to attend and help support and participate in […]

  Dear Fellow Moo Do In,                                                                                                                June 22, 2015 The 2015 National Festival is just around the corner, scheduled to begin on July 30th through August 1st 2015 in Danvers, Massachusetts, USA, a beautiful region not far from Boston!    Region 1 Leadership undertook an aggressive initiative and succeeded in hosting the 2015 National Festival, […]

                        Dear Region 2 Studio Owners and Region 2 members… wishing you and your families the best of health and the very best in Moo Do training. The R2 Examiners have announced the regional training schedule for 2015.  There is no charge for this training. […]

The Foundation has kick started a Holiday Fundraiser where proceeds are earmarked for approved purposes and for use by the enrolled Studio raising the funds. For example, try this Holiday Fundraiser Idea “Candy Cane Action Figure” craft ornament sale.

69 Years of Moo Do Excellence, celebrate this important milestone, by paying a special tribute to our Founder, Hwang Kee, and Kwan Jang Nim H.C. Hwang on November 9th 2014 by performing Ki Cho Hyung Il Bu in Do Bok, and post your video on facebook to share with the world.    Next  year be sure to […]

Did 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 you can also fast forward (2X, 4X and 8X speed) to get through longer videos quickly without missing […]

The Foundation Board of Directors is happy to announce a new campaign focused on assisting Federation members with payment of 2014 National Festival Registration.

APRIL 13,2014 NEW YORK  MILITARY ACADEMY (HIGH SCHOOL) 78 ACADEMY AVE. CORNWALL-ON-HUDSON, NEW YORK 12520 TOURNAMENT LINE UP AT 9:30 REGISTRATION FORM

  Soo Bahk Do Reflections is a blogsite maintained by Tim Bennett Sa bom Nim, Dan Bon #40068, of Miramar Martial Arts Academy, Encinitas (San Diego area). CA.  His articles are written for the Moo Duk Kwan® stylists and Soo Bahk Do® Practitioners. He recently participated in the 2013 USA Ko Dan Ja Shim Sa and Moment with the Masters in […]

  The USA Ko Dan Ja Shim Sa is almost completed, with the end of this week.  Above is a wonderful picture that was posted by Cort Stinehour Sa bom Nim of Ellenville Moo Duk Kwan, while attending the 8 Day Masters Evaluation that we know as the Ko Dan Ja Shim Sa. Pictured above […]

Thanks to the new bidding process being piloted by the Board of Directors, you have an opportunity to literally bring the National Festival to your backyard (or wherever you want it to go) by bidding for your preferred destination!

SBN Kostas Papadopoulos, pictured on the left,  (World MDK Designee for Greece & Euro TAC Chair) will be visiting Region 2 from Dec. 3-22, 2013 (this will be his first visit to the U.S.A.). He is eager and enthusiastic about coming here and experiencing/sharing great Moo Do with us.   Any Studio owner willing to host and share in this Moo […]

Carbondale PA – On October 26th 2013, Students of the Upper Valley Soo Bahk Do Karate School, 28 8th Avenue, Carbondale competed in the 28th Annual Winding River Karate Studio Invitational Karate Championships Windsor NY. Studio Owner John E. Martines and 12 student members represented their studio against 22 other studios within the NY, NJ, […]

Leaders gaze into the unknown and see not a chasm filled with fear and hesitation, lacking a bridge across with solid footing, rather leaders see a vivid image of their desired outcome across the way and they march bravely toward it. – Phil Duncan

Hu Kyun In Frank Bonsignore, Sa bom Nim, and Original Charter Member, along with Dan members and various Ko Dan Ja Members from Region 2  met at the Moo Duk Kwan Academy in Liberty, New York.  Joseph Poppo Sa bom Nim and Jo Kyo Nim Dos Santos hosted the training session at the Liberty Moo Duk […]

  Opening Ceremonies presided by H.Y. Kwon Sa Bom Nim, 9th Dan and  Frank Bonsignore Sa Bom Nim, 8th Dan and other supporting Leadership in Region 2, such as Frank Schmerhorn Sa bom Nim, 8th Dan, the regional examiners, Cort Stinehour and Denise Mullin, and the numberous Ko Dan Ja members that showed up to […]

Dear Moo Duk Kwan Supporter, I trust this message finds you and your family in the best of health and spirits. Thank you for your very strong support of the Federation’s and Foundation’s fundraising goals iand we hope you will continue your strong support to help us continue pursuing our Mission objectives and Chartered purposes. […]

In the hamlet of Wallkill, James Kirby, Sa bom Nim has his dojang and teaches there on a weekly basis.  Recently he and his students provide the hamlet with an exhibition of Soo Bahk Do® Moo Duk Kwan® for the Hamlet Harvest Faire.  Here are some pictures taken by Veronica Mock and posted on facebook. Wallkill Karate […]

Greetings to all, embedded is the Official Dan Shim Sa Announcement from your TAC Chairman and your Regional Examiners, click on the link above the form and download the WORD DOCX document.  You can scroll through the document below however, it may no fully convert correctly so the formatting may be off.  If you have […]

SELECTION IS COMPLETED AND WE WANT TO THANK ALL THE PARTICIPATING DAN MEMBERS WHO SHOWED UP TO BOTH QUALIFYING EVENTS.  ALL THE PARTICIPANTS SHOWED GREAT PRIDE IN REPRESENTING THEIR DO JANGS AND THEIR REGION IN THE QUALIFYING EVENTS.  IT WAS A GREAT TURN OUT ON BOTH DAYS. THANKS TO OUR REGIONAL EXAMINERS FOR ORGANIZING AND […]

The Foundation asks for your help distributing the enclosed informational brochure detailing how interested supporters can contribute to the Foundation’s important campaigns focused on increasing public awareness of, and participation in, our art.

The Foundation also seeks to provide financial support to the Federation thus providing new participation opportunities for individuals who otherwise may not have an opportunity to experience Soo Bahk Do®.

REGION 2 NEWS – WELCOME NEW KO DAN JA ! May 21, 2013: Master Dae Keun Kwon (Standing 3rd from left) of Kwon’s Soo Bahk Do in Manhasset, NY travels to attend Master Peter Murray and Master Erik Orella‘s 4th Dan promotion ceremony at Soo Bahk Do HQ in Springfield, NJ. Region 2 now has […]