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Master Jun Kyu Kim
  • 7th Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do

  • 5th Degree Black Belt in Yong Moo Do

  • 35 Years of Tae Kwon Do Experience

  • Degree in Tae Kwon Do from Yong-In Univeristy in Seoul, Korea

  • Korean National Champion

  • Member of the Korean Tiger Demonstration Team

  • President of South Carolina ATU

  • USA Tae Kwon Do Certified Referee

  • Team World Class (TWC) Director and Head Coach

  • Vice President of South Carolina USAT

  • Former Head Master Instructor of World Class Tae Kwon Do in Buffalo, NY

A native of Seoul, Korea, Master Kim began training in Tae Kwon Do at 5 years old. He competed extensively in Korea as a member of various elementary, middle and high school teams. He was highly successful as a competitor and held the title of national champion multiple times.

Upon graduating high school, Master Kim was accepted to Yong-In University. Established in 1953, Yong-In University is Korea’s premier school for Korean athletes. Its varying athletic programs have produced countless international competitors and Olympic team members in every sport.

At Yong-In, Master Kim was selected to be a member of the Korean Tigers Demonstration Team. The Tigers are an international touring performance group that provide Tae Kwon Do exhibitions for martial arts schools and events throughout the world. Master Kim traveled extensively with the Tiger Team and performed at major international Tae Kwon Do tournaments including the 1993 World Championships at Madison Square Garden and the 1994 U.S. Open at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.


As an instructor, Master Kim has held the position of Head Master for the World Class Tae Kwon Do Centers in Buffalo, NY. Under the guidance of U.S. National Team Coach Grandmaster Sun Chong, Master Kim oversaw the development and design of curriculum and teaching plans for over 1300 active students. In 2000, Master Kim opened his own school where he has continued to refine his teaching techniques.

Master Kim is a highly dynamic demonstrator and teacher. His phenomenal level of skill and energy excite students for ever single class. With over 35 years of Tae Kwon Do experience, Master Kim is dedicated to helping every member of the school gain the maximum benefit from their training.

Master Michelle Bartlett Kim
  • 6th Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do

  • 30 Years of Tae Kwon Do Experience

  • 6 Time New York State Champion

  • National and International Competitor

  • Member of US National Team, Korean Exchange

  • World Tae Kwon Do Federation International Poomsae Referee

  • USA Tae Kwon Do Certified Referee

  • Team World Class (TWC) Director and Head Coach

  • Former Head Instructor of World Class Tae Kwon Do in Buffalo, NY

Master Michelle Kim began her Tae Kwon Do training under Grandmaster Sun Ki Chong in Syracuse, NY. After achieving Black Belt at 13 years old, she went on to become one of the top female Tae Kwon Do competitors in the United States. As part of the U.S. Tae Kwon Do team that traveled to Korea, she gained valuable experience on the culture and training of Tae Kwon Do.

Upon completing her competitive career, she was selected by Grandmaster Chong to serve as Head Instructor at the World Class Tae Kwon Do Headquarters school in Buffalo, NY. With over 19 years of professional teaching experience, Mrs. Kim brings tremendous enthusiasm, motivation, and skill to every student. Currently a 6th Degree Black Belt, Mrs. Kim continues to study and develop her Tae Kwon Do skills.

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