Martial Arts

I am a second degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do and Hap Ki Do.

I am a black-brown belt in Kuk Sool Won.

I’m not fanatical but keep up with the various Mixed Martial Arts, Boxing, and Martial Arts associations/events.

 Favorite Boxers

Favorite Active Boxers:

  • Prince Naseem Ahmed
  • Vitali and Wladimir Klitschko
  • Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao

Favorite Retired Boxers:

  • Joe Calzaghe
  • Ricky Hatton
  • Kosta Tszyu
  • Cassius Clay/Mohamed Ali

Favorite Martial Artists

Favorite Active Martial Artists and Mixed Martial Artists

  • Cung Le

Favorite Past or Retired Martial Artists

  • Master Ki Oh Chang (my past Kwan Jang Nim in Schaumburg)
  • Master Sang Chel Chung (my past Kwan Jang Nim in Chicago)
  • Bruce Lee – One of my early idols and inspiration
  • Sho Kosugi
  • Stephen Hayes – Helped fan an early interest in practical martial arts.



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