Important Song Moo Kwan Dates

March 20, 1944
  • Supreme Grand Master Byung Jick Ro founded Song Moo Kwan and opened the first school of Modern Taekwondo

 

1965
  • Grandmaster Jay Hyun brought Song Moo Kwan to the United States founding the 'Karate Center' in Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

1980
  • Senior Grand Master Hee Sang Ro took over 'Karate Center' in Minneapolis upon Jay Hyun's retirement

 

2000
  • Senior Grand Master Hee Sang Ro founded North American Kung Fu Association and Kung Fu(Wu Shu) class is added to Song Moo Kwan.

 

2001
  • Senior Grand Master Hee Sang Ro founded World Hosinsul Federation and Hapkido(Hosinsul) class is added to Song Moo Kwan.

 

2005
  • Senior Grand Master Hee Sang Ro founded Aerican Taeguek Kumdo Association and Kumdo class is added to Song Moo Kwan.

 

2006
 

  • Senior Grand Master Hee Sang Ro re-dedicated the Song Moo Kwan Central Gymnasium as the 'World Martial Arts Center' to reflect that the spirit and vision of Song Moo Kwan has grown beyond Taekwondo.

 

2014

2015