The One and Only Moo Duk Kwan Campaign

On August 17,2015 the United States Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation® successfully concluded its most ambitious public education initiative to date when it prevailed in a landmark trademark infringement defense action originally initiated April 10, 2012. The U.S. Federation won an historic court verdict and substantial monetary judgment against Moo Duk Kwan® trademark infringers thus reconfirming the U.S. Federation's right to exclusive use … [Read more...]

Kicking Cookies Raise $266
Karate Cookie Chaos in The Pan Yielded Donations In The Hand

Definitely a new concept.  A  Kick-a-thon in a pan! :) Board Director Charles Smith, Sa Bom Nim representing Region 10 members of the United States Soo Bahk Do Mo Duk Kwan Federation®  is always innovating and coming up with creative new ways to accomplish their goals in Region 10. In this case, his wife stepped up and crafted some really cool "Kickin Cookies" which were sold as a FUN-raiser to help preserve the Moo Duk Kwan® legacy. We … [Read more...]

Unclaimed Prizes Expire

Prizes allocated by the United States Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation Board for the 2014 Kick-a-thon campaign will expire 12/31/2014 if unclaimed. Current unclaimed prizes include a trip to the 2015 National Festival or the Moo Duk Kwan® 70th Anniversary in Korea. Other unclaimed prizes include: T-Shirts Text Books 1 Year Subscription Soo Bahk Do® Institute Lifetime Federation Memberships Organize your fundraiser today! Where … [Read more...]

Four Times As Many Kick-a-thon Prizes in 2014

Four Times As Many Prizes in 2014 The United States Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation® Board of Directors has approved four (4) prize periods during 2014 with National level prizes being awarded at the close of each prize period. You have multiple opportunities during 2014 to host or participate in a Moo Duk Kwan® Kick-a-thon when doing so best fits into your schedule.  And even if your studio’s schedule prevents one from being hosted, you … [Read more...]

Seven Characteristics of a Moo Duk Kwan® Quality Soo Bahk Do® Practitioner

What characteristics exemplify a Moo Duk Kwan® "quality practitioner"? Certainly, producing practitioners with technical excellence is a proud distinction of the Moo Duk Kwan® and some may think of "quality" only in terms of technical performance, but there are so many other dimensions to becoming and being a Soo Bahk Do® practitioner, that viewing quality through only the narrow lens of technique is like trying to see all of our art through … [Read more...]

Why Is Your Instructor So Happy?

Ask any instructor of the Soo Bahk Do® martial art system if they enjoy what they do and virtually all will tell you that they can think of no more personally rewarding experience than teaching students the skills and philosophy of the Soo Bahk Do® martial art and helping them discover their untapped potential and personal power. "Man is at his best when helping others, at his worst bettering others." -Moo Duk Kwan Founder Hwang Kee The … [Read more...]

National Moo Duk Kwan® Kick-a-thon At 2014 National Festival

Getting into the intense 10 round 2 hour long Moo Duk Kwan® Kick-a-thon session at the 2014 National Festival and Dan Leadership Convention July 17-20 in Salt Lake City, Utah is easy for Dans and eligible Gups because it only takes a few donations. Getting OUT? Well that will take considerable effort, extreme endurance, lots of heavy breathing and sweat. Did I mention, lots of sweat? Think you got what it takes? Get your sponsors and … [Read more...]

Take Your Best Shot!

Moo Duk Kwan® Kick-a-thons T-shirt Design Submissions Now Open! Richer Ahlers, Kyo Sa Nim (Region 1 Board Director and Certified Studio Owner)  has graciously agreed to create 4 custom designed t-shirts for participants of the 2014 Moo Duk Kwan® Kick-a-thons who raise $50 or more. And it gets even better because he is asking YOU to submit YOUR BEST KICKING SHOTS for consideration as a potential design element on the t-shirts! That … [Read more...]

Moo Duk Kwan® Kick-a-thoners And Prize Winners 2013

Moo Duk Kan® Kick-a-thon 2013 totals are in and the 2013 prize winners have been tabulated! First we'd like to thank each of you who participated in a 2013 Moo Duk Kwan® Kick-a-thons! Your t-shirts and prizes are now being packed and shipped to your studio from Headquarters. Your support has been very important and we thank you for taking personal action and supporting the Moo Duk Kwan® Kick-a-thons during 2013! Kwan Jang Nim's … [Read more...]

Kick-a-thon Increased Studio Enrollment 25 Percent

Did you know that hosting a Moo Duk Kwan Kick-a-thon® fundraiser could also increase your studio enrollment by 25% (twenty five percent)? That's what it did for DFW Soo Bahk Do®. Master Ed Horni employed an ingenious tactic for attracting sponsors for the Dallas Fort Worth Soo Bahk Do Kick-a-thon for the Moo Duk Kwan® and personally raised over $700  WITHOUT EVER APPROACHING A SINGLE PERSON TO SPONSOR HIM! Huh? That's right! AND his … [Read more...]

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