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Richmond (Glen Allen, Henrico)
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Grandmaster Dong Family Martial Arts Instructor

Grandmaster Dong

Grandmaster Dong

Grandmaster Dong - 9th Degree Black Belt (the highest rank)

Grandmaster Seung Gyoo Dong has studied a variety of martial art forms since his childhood, gaining experience in Tae Kwon Do, Kung Fu (praying mantis style), Kum-do and weaponry.

Grandmaster Dong's Martial Arts Certifications:

  • 9th Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do
  • 9th Degree Black Belt in Kum Do
  • 9th Degree Black Belt in Ta Kyuk Do
  • Masters Degree In Physical Education
  • Inducted into Martial arts Hall of Fame 2016

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Other Distinguishments:

  • 1st King of the World Master Champion
  • Producer of 8 Martial Arts Videos
  • Published author of several books:  Progressive Sparring, Sparring Structure, Where Is My Black Belt, Martial arts Mastery (evolution of training)
  • Has trained more than 7000 black belts
  • Has guided 40 students to the level of Master or 5th degree black belt
  • Voted best school in Richmond
  • Recognized as favorite role model for children
  • Voted a top ten school in U.S.A

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Martial Arts Mastery & Where Is My Black Belt?

Grandmaster Dong is a pioneer of martial arts in this country. He achieved the title of Master in Korea in 1970, and in 1971, he came to the United States and began teaching in the Washington, D. C. area. He opened his first school in Harrisonburg, Virginia, in May of 1973, later moved to Charlottesville and in October, 1981, he established the Headquarters branch in Richmond, Virginia, where it remains today. He now has 25 branch schools in the United States and Australia.

Grandmaster Dong has been the subject of numerous articles in newspapers and magazines, as well as television interviews. He has been featured on the cover of the international Tae Kwon Do magazine, Tae Kwon Do Times. He has also produced eight martial arts video tapes, which have been distributed nationally. In addition, Grandmaster Dong has written several books on Tae Kwon Do, Progressive Sparring and Sparring Structure. His most recent book explores the philosophy of martial arts in the form of a novella entitled, "Where Is My Black Belt?"

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TKD Times - July '89

In November, 1999, Grandmaster Dong competed in the Grandmaster's King of the World Martial Arts Tournament held in Korea. Grandmaster Dong took the title of the first King of the World Speed Breaking Grandmaster Champion in the competition.

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King of the World

Grandmaster Dong continues to seek ways to improve his own knowledge in order to benefit his students and other martial artists. He recently completed a Master's Degree in Physical Education. 

Grandmaster Dong's schools are some of the oldest and most prestigious in the USA.

Although he is a world-renowned Grandmaster, he still actively shares his knowledge with students at all levels and continues to offer personal instruction at his headquarters school in Richmond, Virginia.

 



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