Council of Masters

The primary responsibility of the council of masters is to oversee the application of new members and recommend members for Dan promotion.


  • Any master, instructor, or student who trained under Grandmaster Kim for a substantial period of time
  • Can trace the origins of their training back to Grandmaster Kim (must provide documentation)


  • Any master, instructor or student who did not train under Grandmaster Kim
  • Must be able to trace the origins of their training (must provide documentation)