Grandmaster Son visits Santa Barbara in 2003

Grandmaster Son in Santa Barbara (2003)

Chung Do Kwan Tae Kwon Do was brought to the United States by Grandmaster Duk Sung Son in 1963. Grandmaster Son spread the martial art throughout the United States and beyond.


Grandmaster Son teaching forms in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara instructors Jonathan Morrow-Jones and Ron Gans, as well as others within the school, received their black belts directly from Grandmaster Son.

Grandmaster Son continued to teach until his death in 2011.