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Grand Master Ki Soo Jung - 8th Degree Black Belt

Posted: March 28, 2018

Grand Master Ki Soo Jung

Read below to learn more about Grand Master Jung's martial arts career and accomplishments.

  • 1971: Started Taekwondo in 7th grade at Man-Kyong Middle School
  • 1972: 9th Chulra-Bukdo Championship - 1st Prize
  • 1973: Graduated Man-Kyong Middle School
  • 1974: 1st prize in Chulra-Bukdo, 11th Individual Championship Tournament
  • 1974: 3rd Prize in 1st Korea Middle and High School Champion Tournament
  • 1974: Won Official Commendation in Educational Association of Chulra-Bukdo
  • 1974: 1st Prize in Preliminary Race of 2nd Korea Athletic Meet Championship
  • 1975: 1st Prize in Chulra-Bukdo New Talent Championship Tournament
  • 1975: 2nd Prize in the 12th Individual Championship Tournament
  • 1976: Awarded an Official Commendation from Man-Kyong High School
  • 1976: Graduated Man-Kyong High school
  • 1978: Entered Korea Judo University
  • 1978: 2nd Prize in Korea Taekwondo Championship Tournament
  • 1979: Entered the Army, 5th division (ROK Marines)
  • 1980: 1st Prize in President Loyal Grant Championship Tournament
  • 1980: 1st Prize in Korea Athletics Meet for Kyungki-Do representative selection

  • 1981: 3rd Place in Army International Qualifying Championship
  • 1982: Returned to Korea Judo University  
  • 1982: Awarded the fourth class instructor
  • 1983: Certificate of the national instructor
  • 1985: Graduated from Young In University
  • 1986: Trainer in the USA Training Center
  • 1988: Established the US Taekwondo Center
  • 1989: USA Master Demo Team
  • 1991: Certificate of USA referee
  • 1993: Won Official Commendation from World Taekwondo Headquarters (Kukkiwon)
  • 1994: Coach in Pan-America Taekwondo Championship
  • 1995: Coach in the Olympic festival
  • 1995: Awarded Testimonial of Guidance Membership
  • 1996: Awarded the Certificate of International Referee
  • 1999 - 2001: Coach in the World Taekwondo Championships.
  • 2006 - present: Colorado President of US Taekwondo Leaders Union
  • 2008: Silver Medalist 2008 World Hanmadang
  • 2008: Advisor to the World Taekwondo Federation
  • 2008: Appointed to the President's Task Force for the U.S. Taekwondo Committee, previously known as the U.S. Taekwondo Federation
  • October 2010: Honorably presented the rank of Eighth Dan
  • 2012: Appointed U.S. Calegate Team Leader.
MASTER SEAN JUNG, GRANDMASTER KI SOO JUNG, INSTRUCTOR JULIET JUNG