KDJSS Team

The Moo Duk Kwan® annual Ko Dan Ja Shim Sa in the USA is a large scale event with Kwan Jang Nim H.C. Hwang, Kwan Jang Nim, Senior Advisory Committee Members, Hu Kyun In, Technical Advisory Committee Members and local hosts in attendance and diligently focused on ensuring your experience is up to Moo Duk Kwan® standards.

H.C. Hwang

Kwan Jang Nim

Craig Hays, 23132, Sa Bom

TAC Chairman 2017-2020

Russ Hanke

Senior Advisory Committee

Daymon Kenyon

TAC Weh Gong Bu

Jeff Griggs, Sa Bom 23269

TAC Ki Sul Bu 2017-2020

Josh Lockwood, Sa Bom, 29755

TAC Heng Jeung Bu 2017-2020

Dae Kyu Chang

TAC Shim Gong Bu

Michael Zickafoose, Sa Bom, 30699

TAC Heng Jeung Bu 2017-2020

Bill Nelson

TAC Neh Gong Bu

Jennifer Gibbons, Sa Bom, 32238

TAC Ki Sul Bu 2017-2020

Cash Cooper

TAC Chairman

Craig Hays

TAC Weh Gong Bu

Jeff Griggs

TAC Weh Gong Bu

Jared Rosenthal, Sa Bom, 32740

TAC Jin Heung Bu 2017-2020

Cort Stinehour, Sa Bom, 33190

TAC Jin Heung Bu 2017-2020

Josh Lockwood

TAC Neh Gong Bu

Jennifer Gibbons

TAC Shim Gong Bu

Sue Fittanto, Sa Bom, 41586

TAC Assistant Digital Media

John Mahony

KDJSS Host

Ken Campbell

Medical Staff

Ed Horni, Master, 36429

TAC Assistant 2017-2020

Ed Horni, Master, 36429

TAC Assistant 2017-2020

Josh Duncan, Sa Bom, 29793

TAC Assistant 2017-2020

Kwan Jang Nim

H.C. Hwang

Moo_Duk_Kwan_Fist_Established_1945_2014_trans_300x319H.C. Hwang, Kwan Jang Nim is the son and appointed successor of Moo Duk Kwan® martial art school founder Hwang Kee.

He attends each Ko Dan Ja Shim Sa and works with the Technical Advisory Committee to assure Moo Duk Kwan® standards are met by all candidates prior to the issuance of Official Moo Duk Kwan® rank certification.

TAC Chairman 2017-2020

Craig Hays, 23132, Sa Bom

Craig Hays, Moo Duk Kwan® Dan Bon #23132 Sa Bom is an internationally certified Master level practitioner and master level Instructor (Sa Bom) of the Soo Bahk Do® martial art system taught in Moo Duk Kwan® schools worldwide.

Craig Hays was appointed by Kwan Jang Nim H.C. Hwang as Technical Advisory Committee Chairman 08/10/2017 to 08/10/2020.

He also serves as one of Kwan Jang Nim H.C. Hwang's appointed representatives on the Board of Directors of the United States Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation®. 

  • TAC Chairman 08/10/2017 to 08/10/2020
  • Technical Advisory Committee Weh Gung Bu 2005-2017
  • Appointed Board Director effective 11/26/2014
  • Craig Hays, Sa Bom
  • (214) 850-6832
  • craigbhays@yahoo.com
  • Moo Duk Kwan® Dan Bon 23132

Senior Advisory Committee

Russ Hanke

Russ Hanke serves as one of Kwan Jang Nim H.C. Hwang’s appointed representatives on the Senior Advisory Committee.

He is an internationally certified Master level practitioner and master level Instructor (Sa Bom) of the Soo Bahk Do® martial art system taught in Moo Duk Kwan® schools worldwide.

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TAC Weh Gong Bu

Daymon Kenyon

Daymon Kenyon serves as one of Kwan Jang Nim H.C. Hwang’s appointed representatives on the Technical Advisory Committee Weh Gong Bu.

He is an internationally certified Master level practitioner and master level Instructor (Sa Bom) of the Soo Bahk Do® martial art system taught in Moo Duk Kwan® schools worldwide.

He also serves as one of Kwan Jang Nim H.C. Hwang’s appointed representatives on the Board of the United States Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation®. 

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TAC Ki Sul Bu 2017-2020

Jeff Griggs, Sa Bom 23269

Jeff Griggs, Moo Duk Kwan® Dan Bon #23269 Sa Bom is an internationally certified 7th Dan Master level practitioner and master level Instructor (Sa Bom) of the Soo Bahk Do® martial art system taught in Moo Duk Kwan® schools worldwide.

Griggs Sa Bom Nim has been appointed by Moo Duk Kwan® President H.C. Hwang to serve on the United States Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation® Technical Advisory Committee, Technical Performance sub-committee (Ki Sul Bu) 2017-2020.

He was also previously appointed by the Kwan Jang Nim to serve on the TAC Weh Gung Bu 2005-2017.

Griggs  Sa Bom Nim was also previously appointed by the Technical Advisory Committe Chairman as a Regional Examiner for Region 8 (MO,ID,UT,CO,NM) of the United States Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation®.

In 1993 he was Region 8 Team Hyung Co-Champion, has served on the Region 8 Board and actively supports Regional and National events.

Born and raised in Aspen, CO.  Owner and Chief Instructor of the Rocky Mountain Martial Arts II in Basalt, CO.    

Starting date – April 10, 1979

Instructor – Jeff Moonitz, Hu Kyu In

 

TAC Heng Jeung Bu 2017-2020

Josh Lockwood, Sa Bom, 29755

Josh Lockwood, Moo Duk Kwan Dan Bon 29755, is an internationally certified Master level practitioner and master level Instructor (Sa Bom) of the Soo Bahk Do® martial art system taught in Moo Duk Kwan® schools worldwide.

He has been appointed by Moo Duk Kwan® President H.C. Hwang to serve on the United States Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation® Technical Advisory Committee, Administrative sub-committee (Heng Jeung Bu) 2017-2020.

He was previously appointed by Kwan Jang Nim and served on the TAC Neh Gung Bu since 2011.

Lockwood Sa Bom Nim was also previously appointed by the TAC Chairman as Regional Examiner for Region 5 (MI, Il, IN, OH) of the United States Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation®.

He actively supports Regional and National events.

TAC Shim Gong Bu

Dae Kyu Chang

Dae Kyu Chang serves as one of Kwan Jang Nim H.C. Hwang’s appointed representatives on the Technical Advisory Committee Shim Gong Bu.

He is an internationally certified Master level practitioner and master level Instructor (Sa Bom) of the Soo Bahk Do® martial art system taught in Moo Duk Kwan® schools worldwide.

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TAC Heng Jeung Bu 2017-2020

Michael Zickafoose, Sa Bom, 30699

Michael Zickafoose, Moo Duk Kwan® Dan Bon #30699 Sa Bom is an internationally certified Master level practitioner and master level Instructor (Sa Bom) of the Soo Bahk Do® martial art system taught in Moo Duk Kwan® schools worldwide.

He has been appointed by Moo Duk Kwan® President H.C. Hwang to serve on the United States Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation® Technical Advisory Committee, Administrative sub-committee (Heng Jeung Bu) 2017-2020.

Zickafoose Sa Bom Nim  was also previously appointed by the TAC Chairman as Regional Examiner for Region 5 (MI, Il, IN, OH ) of the United States Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation®.

He has also previously served as an assistant to the Technical Advisory Committee and actively supports all Regional and National events.

TAC Neh Gong Bu

Bill Nelson

Bill Nelson serves as one of Kwan Jang Nim H.C. Hwang’s appointed representatives on the Technical Advisory Committee Neh Gong Bu.

He is an internationally certified Master level practitioner and master level Instructor (Sa Bom) of the Soo Bahk Do® martial art system taught in Moo Duk Kwan® schools worldwide.

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TAC Ki Sul Bu 2017-2020

Jennifer Gibbons, Sa Bom, 32238

Jennifer Gibbons, Moo Duk Kwan® Dan Bon #32238 Sa Bom is an internationally certified Master level practitioner and master level Instructor (Sa Bom) of the Soo Bahk Do® martial art system taught in Moo Duk Kwan® schools worldwide.

Gibbons Sa Bom Nim has been appointed by Moo Duk Kwan® President H.C. Hwang to serve on the United States Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation® Technical Advisory Committee, Technical Performance sub-committee (Ki Sul Bu) 2017-2020.

She was also previously appointed by the Kwan Jang Nim and served on the TAC Shim Gung Bu 2001 - 2017.

She is an instructor at both Aspen and Basalt branches of Rocky Mountain Martial Arts.

  • TAC Ki Sul Bu Bu  08/10/2017 to 08/10/2020
  • TAC Shim Gung Bu 06/01/2011 to 08/10/2017
  • Region 8 Regional Examiner 08/31/2005 to 06/01/2011
  • Sixteen time National Champion in Hyung and/or Sparring
  • USA National Demonstration Team 2001
  • Region 8 Team Hyung National co-Champion 1997
  • Starting date-September 26, 1989
  • Instructor-Jeff Moonitz, Sa Bom Nim

TAC Chairman

Cash Cooper

Cash Cooper serves as Kwan Jang Nim H.C. Hwang’s appointed Technical Advisory Committee Chairperson for the United States Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation®. 

He is an internationally certified Master level practitioner and master level Instructor (Sa Bom) of the Soo Bahk Do® martial art system taught in Moo Duk Kwan® schools worldwide.

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TAC Weh Gong Bu

Craig Hays

Craig Hays serves as one of Kwan Jang Nim H.C. Hwang’s appointed representatives on the Technical Advisory Committee Weh Gong Bu.

He is an internationally certified Master level practitioner and master level Instructor (Sa Bom) of the Soo Bahk Do® martial art system taught in Moo Duk Kwan® schools worldwide.

He also serves as one of Kwan Jang Nim H.C. Hwang’s appointed representatives on the Board of the United States Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation®. 

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TAC Weh Gong Bu

Jeff Griggs

Jeff Griggs serves as one of Kwan Jang Nim H.C. Hwang’s appointed representatives on the Technical Advisory Committee Weh Gong Bu.

He is an internationally certified Master level practitioner and master level Instructor (Sa Bom) of the Soo Bahk Do® martial art system taught in Moo Duk Kwan® schools worldwide.

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TAC Jin Heung Bu 2017-2020

Jared Rosenthal, Sa Bom, 32740

Jared Rosenthal, Moo Duk Kwan® Dan Bon #32740 Sa Bom is an internationally certified Master level practitioner and master level Instructor (Sa Bom) of the Soo Bahk Do® martial art system taught in Moo Duk Kwan® schools worldwide.

He has been appointed by Moo Duk Kwan® President H.C. Hwang to serve on the United States Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation® Technical Advisory Committee, Moo Duk Kwan® Preservation sub-committee (Ki Sul Bu) 2017-2020.

Rosenthal Sa Bom Nim  was previously appointed by the Kwan Jang Nim as the Youth Leadership facilitator.

He has been training in the art of Soo Bahk Do® since the age of seven years old.

  • 1994 Achieved 1st Dan
  • 2001 Established Moo Duk Kwan at the State University of New York at Albany
  • 2003-2004 Trained extensively in Korea and attended Yonsei University Korean Language Program
  • 2004 Achieved 4th Dan in Korea
  • Competed successfully in numerous Regional, National and International tournaments
    • U.S. National Champion (Master's Form) 2005, 2007, 2011, 2012, 2016, 2017
      • Silver Medalist 2010, 2013, 2014
    • U.S. National Champion (Master's Sparring) 2016, 2017
    • European Champion (Master's Form) 2006
  • 2005 Achieved Bachelor's of Arts Degree
  • 2005 Established Moo Duk Kwan at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • 2007 Achieved Master's of Arts Degree
  • 2009 Established Oregon Moo Duk Kwan
  • 2009 Achieved 5th Dan in Korea
  • 2015 Achieved 6th Dan in Korea
  • 2017 Appointed to the U.S. Technical Advisory Committee (TAC)

Master Rosenthal continues to attend Regional, National and International events to further his personal growth and for the development of Oregon Moo Duk Kwan.

He operates a successful Moo Duk Kwan® Certified school in Oregon.

TAC Jin Heung Bu 2017-2020

Cort Stinehour, Sa Bom, 33190

Cort Stinehour, Moo Duk Kwan® Dan Bon #33190 Sa Bom is an internationally certified Master level practitioner and master level Instructor (Sa Bom) of the Soo Bahk Do® martial art system taught in Moo Duk Kwan® schools worldwide.

He has been appointed by Moo Duk Kwan® President H.C. Hwang to serve on the United States Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation® Technical Advisory Committee, Moo Duk Kwan® Preservation sub-committee (Ki Sul Bu) 2017-2020.

Stinehour Sa Bom Nim  was previously appointed by the Technical Advisory Committee Chairman, Cash Cooper Sa Bom Nim as a Regional Examiner for Region 2 (NY, PA, NJ, MD, DE, DC) of  the United States Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation®.

He has also served as an elected Board Director for members of Region 2.

He operates a successful Moo Duk Kwan® Certified school in Ellenville, New York and actively supports all Regional and National events.

TAC Neh Gong Bu

Josh Lockwood

Josh Lockwood serves as one of Kwan Jang Nim H.C. Hwang’s appointed representatives on the Technical Advisory Committee Neh Gong Bu.

He is an internationally certified Master level practitioner and master level Instructor (Sa Bom) of the Soo Bahk Do® martial art system taught in Moo Duk Kwan® schools worldwide.

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TAC Shim Gong Bu

Jennifer Gibbons

Jennifer Gibbons serves as one of Kwan Jang Nim H.C. Hwang’s appointed representatives on the Technical Advisory Committee Shim Gong Bu.

She is an internationally certified Master level practitioner and master level Instructor (Sa Bom) of the Soo Bahk Do® martial art system taught in Moo Duk Kwan® schools worldwide.

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TAC Assistant Digital Media

Sue Fittanto, Sa Bom, 41586

Susan Fittanto, Moo Duk Kwan® Dan Bon 41586 has been appointed by the Technical Advisory Committee Chairman as a Technical Advisory Committee Assistant 08/10/2017.

She also serves as the Board representative elected by United States Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation® members in Region 8.

She is an internationally certified Master level practitioner and Master level instructor (Sa Bom) of the Soo Bahk Do® martial art system taught in Moo Duk Kwan® schools worldwide.

  • TAC Assistant 08/10/2017 - 08/10/2020
  • Region 8 Elected Director 2017-2019
  • Susan Fittanto, Sa Bom
  • (970) 618-8967 cell
  • sfittanto@gmail.com
  • Moo Duk Kwan® Dan Bon 41586
  • Board Vice Chairman 02/28/2017 - 02/28/2018
  • Board Vice Chairman 02/28/2016 - 02/28/2017
  • Region 8 Elected Director 2017-2019
  • Board Treasurer 02/28/2016 - 02/28/2016
  • Board Treasurer 02/28/2014 - 02/28/2015
  • Region 8 Elected Director 2014-2016 (1st Term)

 

 

TAC Assistant

Michael Zickafoose

Michael Zickafoose provides technology support services and administrative support as a TAC Assistant for the 2015 Ko Dan Ja Shim Sa event in Ramona, CA.

Long before the event he assists the TAC with organizing and compiling the workbook that all candidates use for reference during the week to help keep everything moving according to schedule.

He also serves as one of the Technical Advisory Committee's Appointed Regional Examiners in Region 5 of the United States Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation®.

He is also an internationally certified Master level practitioner and master level Instructor (Sa Bom) of the Soo Bahk Do® martial art system taught in Moo Duk Kwan® schools worldwide.

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KDJSS Host

John Mahony

John Mahony served as the local host and coordinator for the annual Ko Dan Ja Shim Sa event in Ramona, CA. He facilitated all aspects of managing the event to assure all participants have the best possible experience. He has brought his experience forward to new Ko Dan Ja Shim Sa locations and continues to help facilitate this important Moo Duk Kwan® event.

He also serves as one of the Technical Advisory Committee's Appointed Regional Examiners in Region 9 of the United States Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation.

He is an internationally certified Master level practitioner and master level Instructor (Sa Bom) of the Soo Bahk Do® martial art system taught in Moo Duk Kwan® schools worldwide.

He also serves as one of Kwan Jang Nim H.C. Hwang’s appointed representatives on the Board of the United States Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation®. 

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Medical Staff

Ken Campbell

Ken Campbell serves as the medical resource during the week long Ko Dan Ja Shim Sa. Ken has donated his week of service to the Federation's Ko Dan Ja candidates many times.

Ken is a registered nurse practitioner and provides comprehensive medical support for candidates during this arduous training experience.

Medical Volunteer

TAC Assistant 2017-2020

Ed Horni, Master, 36429

Ed Horni, Moo Duk Kwan Dan Bon 36429, is an internationally certified 5th Dan Master level practitioner and Instructor of the Soo Bahk Do® martial art system taught in Moo Duk Kwan® schools worldwide.

He has been appointed to serve as a Technical Advisory Committee Assistant 2017-2020.

Master Horni has previously been elected by fellow members to serve as the Region 6 (TX, AR, OK, MO, KS) representative on the Board of Directors of the United States Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation®.

He was also twice elected by fellow Board Directors to serve as Board Treasurer and twice as Chairman of the Board.

Master Horni has also been instrumental in leading a number of Board projects and spearheading multiple Federation initiatives.

He operates a successful Moo Duk Kwan® Certified school in Dallas, Texas and actively supports Regional and National events.

TAC Assistant 2017-2020

Ed Horni, Master, 36429

Ed Horni, Moo Duk Kwan Dan Bon 36429, is an internationally certified 5th Dan Master level practitioner and Instructor of the Soo Bahk Do® martial art system taught in Moo Duk Kwan® schools worldwide.

He has been appointed to serve as a Technical Advisory Committee Assistant 2017-2020.

Master Horni has previously been elected by fellow members to serve as the Region 6 (TX, AR, OK, MO, KS) representative on the Board of Directors of the United States Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation®.

He was also twice elected by fellow Board Directors to serve as Board Treasurer and twice as Chairman of the Board.

Master Horni has also been instrumental in leading a number of Board projects and spearheading multiple Federation initiatives.

He operates a successful Moo Duk Kwan® Certified school in Dallas, Texas and actively supports Regional and National events.

TAC Assistant 2017-2020

Josh Duncan, Sa Bom, 29793

Josh Duncan, Moo Duk Kwan® Dan Bon #29793 Sa Bom is an internationally certified 6th Dan Master level practitioner and master level Instructor (Sa Bom) of the Soo Bahk Do® martial art system taught in Moo Duk Kwan® schools worldwide.

He has been appointed to serve as a TAC Assistant 2017-2020.

Duncan Sa Bom Nim  has also been appointed by the TAC Chairman as Regional Examiner for Region 9 (CA, HI ) of the United States Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation®.

He was also previously appointed by the Kwan Jang Nim as the Chairman of the National President's Vision Tour Committee.

He operates a successful Moo Duk Kwan® Certified school in Lomita Park, CA and actively supports Regional and National events.