Participating Masters

GM Albert Cheeks

GM Raymond Lee

GM Lee Fayton

GM Wes Cozart

GM Jack Dark

GM Frank Jones

Master Bernard Floyd

Master Kenneth Li

Master Marcus Floyd

Master Derrick Butts

Master Hercules Baxter

Master Wendell Goins

Master Ben Sumner

Master Quentin Cheeks

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)