Head Master Hong

Grand Master Soon W. Hong 7th Degree Tae Kwon Do Black Belt

Grand Master Hong grew up in Kyoung Ki Do - Dongdoo Cheon, Korea and has been training in Tae Kwon Do since he was six years old. Grand Master Hong received his first degree black belt when he was only eight years old. Highlights of his Tae Kwon Do career:

  • Instructor MH-3 Certification
  • 2006 CPR Certification
  • 2005 Founder of Sun Tae Kwon Do Academy (Peabody, MA)
  • 2005 Received 6th Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do (WTF/Kukkiwon)
  • 2004-1998 Head Instructor, Y.K. Kim's USA Tae Kwon Do
  • 2002 Sports Massage Certification - Level 2, Korea
  • 1999-1993 Internationally Renowned Korean Tigers Demonstration Team, Korea
  • 1996 Korean High School Sparring Team Coach
  • 1996 Five State USA Tour as Captain of Tigers Demonstration Team
  • 1996 U.S. Tae Kwon Do Championship
  • 1996 Certified Physical Education Teacher, Korea
  • 1995 SNK Cup Japan Open' 95 Tae Kwon Do Championships
  • 1994 Korean Tae Kwon Do Festival
  • 1994 Korean DongdooCheon Tae Kwon Do Association Demonstration Team Coach
  • 1994 Master Level Certification in Tae Kwon Do (Kukkiwon)
  • 1994 Master Instructors' License in Tae Kwon Do (USA and Korea)
  • 1993 Korean Tae Kwon Do Championship
  • 1992 Served as Tae Kwon Do Instructor for the 2nd Infantry of U.S. Army (Korea)
  • 1992 Served as Military Security for the U.S. Embassy in Seoul, Korea