Master Kim

Biographical Chronology
Master Sung Hwan “Tiger” Kim

Master Kim was born in Seoul Korea.

1978
Training in WTF Taekwondo and Moo Duk Kwan Tang Soo Do
1983

Received first rank of yellow belt Kup #777
Rocky Mountain National Open intermediate forms Champion
Colorado state taekwondo Association sparring champion

1986 Sears AAU western regional Colorado/Wyoming state champion -Sears AAU Junior Olympics national sparring champion in Ahnemheim, CA

Sears AAU western regional Colorado/Wyoming state champion -Sears AAU Junior Olympics national champion in Newark, New Jersey -Dedication award form Kukkiwon for Taekwondo devotion

Received 2nd Dan Kukkiwon and 2nd Dan Moo Duk Kwan Tang So Do Black belt

Sears AAU western regional Colorado/Wyoming state champion

Sears AAU western regional Colorado/Wyoming state champion

AAU Colorado state champion

Received 3rd Dan Kukkiwon and 3rd Dan Moo Duk Kwan Tang Soo Do Black belt -USTU state sparring and forms champion -Governors Cup sparring/forms/weapons/breaking grand champion

USTU #93-D1-0159 district national D1 class referee -Graduated United States Taekwondo Instructors Union Special training course -Sears AAU western regional Colorado/Wyoming state champion

United States Extreme Sports Series national weapons champion -Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center special training team (Awarded best team of the year)

Received 4th Dan Kukkiwon and 4th Dan Moo Duk Kwan Tang Soo Do Black belt -Meritorious Commendation Award from Korea Taekwondo Moo Duk Kwan Association

Pan American Moo Duk Kwan Society Appreciation award

University of Colorado Denver, receiving BSBA

Received Korea Moo Duk Hae 5th Dan Tang Soo Do Black Belt Certification. -Received 5th Dan Kukkiwon World Taekwondo Black Belt Certification. -“Instructor of the year” award from the president of Governors Cup Tournament Director Rocky Mountain National Open Championship

Appreciation support award by the Southern Colorado Taekwondo Association
2001 World Taekwondo Seoul Academy research development member.
2002 Received Korea Moo Duk Hae 6th Dan Tang Soo Do Black Belt Certification.
2003 Master Kim coordinator for special events demonstrational team at Elitch Garden’s Six Flags

Author having published the first textbook containing both Taekwondo and Tang Soo Do forms.

Received 6th Dan Kukkiwon World Taekwondo Black Belt Certification.

Awarded 6th Dan Black Belt by the United States Taekwondo Grandmasters Society.

Received Korea Moo Duk Hae 7th Dan Tang Soo Do Black Belt Certification.

Coordinator for TKA special Events Demo team Six Flags and Peoples Fair.

Coordinator Summer Camp Taekwondo Kids.

Coordinator for TKA special events demo team for People’s Fair ,Nenos Seguro. El Grito

Disney Sponsored Coordinator for Tigerclaw Elite Championships.
2007

Disney Sponsored America’s Cup Championship Tournament Director, Largest Championship this millennium, bringing all styles of martial arts in one festival held at The National Western Complex.

Official Coach and Judge for Team Colorado at Disney World Elite Finials.

2008

Taekwondo Training Certified New forms curriculum by World Taekwondo Academy Sanctioned by Kukkiwon.

Award of Participation by World Hanmadang by Kukkiwon.

Disney Sponsored America’s Cup Championship Tournament Director, Largest Championship this millennium in the West, bringing all styles of martial arts in one festival held at The National Western Complex Arena.

Award of Appreciation by Disney and Tigerclaw Elite Championships.

Featured Actor in movie Marked for Death a ninja story.

2009 US National Hanmadang Referee certified 1st Class.

Demonstration coordinator for International Studies School.

Free Women’s self defense class Master Instructor.
2010

Women’s self defense class partnered with BCRF. All proceeds donated.

GLBT self defense class started and partnered with The Center.

2011

"Tiger Kim's Day" June 4th Proclamation by City of Denver Mayor Vital.

"Master Sung H Kim Day" June 4th Proclamation by Colo. Governor Hickenlooper.