Moo Duk Kwan "Family Tree"


It's important to know the "family tree" of any martial-arts instructor, because there are many "self-promoted" instructors, masters, and grandmasters whose credentials may be suspect.  On this page you'll find the family tree for Grandmaster Johnson's style of Taekwondo, Moo Duk Kwan.  Beginning with Moo Duk Kwan's Founder, Great Grandmaster Hwang Kee, you will see the master instructor for each of the individuals listed.

2014 World Championships

Great Grandmaster Hwang Kee
1914-2002
Moo Duk Kwan founder

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Grandmaster Kang Uk Lee
1936-present
Founder and President of the
International Tang Soo (Soo Bahk) Do Federation

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Grandmaster Bobby Kim
1942-present
Founder and President of theAmerican MooDukKwan Taekwondo Association

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Grandmaster Russ Johnson
1946-present
President, Taekwondo for Seniors