Grandmaster J C Shin
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WHO IS GRANDMASTER J C SHIN
Grandmaster   Jae   C.   Shin   is   the   founder   of   the   World   Tang   Soo   Do   Association, and is one of the leading figures of martial arts in the world today.
He   was   born   in   Korea   in   1936,   and   began   his   long   and   distinguished   career   in martial   arts   at   the   age   of   twelve.   During   his   childhood,   an   unknown   monk initially   inspired   in   him   a   strong   desire   to   learn   martial   arts.   Later,   he   joined Seoul   Moo   Duk   Kwan   central   gym   and   began   serious   study   under   Grandmaster Hwang Kee, a founder of the Korean Moo Duk Kwan system.
By   the   time   he   was   1st   Dan,   he   had   already   started   his   teaching   career   as   an assistant    instructor    at    the    central    gym.    After    that,    he    taught    at    Korean University,   Seoul   Central   YMCA,   various   colleges,   and   many   police   and   military institutions.     His     many     years     of     teaching     experience     and     his     extreme dedication   have   added   to   his   scientific   and   unique   methods   of   teaching   Tang Soo    Do.    His    six    fields    of    expertise    include    self-defense,    forms,    breaking, weapons,   health   care,   and   meditation.   He   has   evolved   these   separate   arts into   one   of   the   finest   and   most   effective   martial   arts;   The   World   Tang   Soo   Do system.
When    he    was    recruited    to    the    Korean    Air    Force    in    1958,    he    had    his    first    experience    teaching American   soldiers.   After   receiving   his   Master's   degree   in   Political   Science   at   Korea   University,   he came to the United States in order to extend his instruction of foreign students in 1968.
The   year   he   came   to   the   United   States   of   America,   Black   Belt   Magazine   honored   him   for   all   time   by devoting   a   full   chapter   to   him   in   the   book,   "20th   Century   Warriors,"   putting   him   in   the   company   of the   most   legendary   martial   arts   figures   ever.   Grandmaster   Shin,   one   of   the   most   respected   and well   known   masters   in   this   century,   is   one   of   the   few   masters   who   has   devoted   his   entire   life   to   the traditional    martial    arts.    In    addition    to    insisting    on    disciplined,    rigorous    training    and    exacting techniques,    he    has    always    preached    that    the    true    value    of    martial    arts    training    is    in    the application   to   everyday   life.   Teaching   children   is   one   of   his   favorite   pastimes   and   he   has   become an   expert   in   child   development.   His   advice   to   his   Black   Belt   instructors   is   good   advice   for   teachers of    all    kinds,    "When    examining    your    abilities    as    an    instructor,    examine    your    young    student's manners, attitudes, school reports and health conditions. Their improvements should mirror your own."
He   raised   three   Mottoes   for   his   leadership   of   nearly   8,000   black   belt   members:   TRADITIONALISM, PROFESSIONALISM   AND   BROTHERHOOD   and   he   brings   these   qualities   with   him   wherever   he   travels and teaches. Grandmaster Shin is respected as a true leader, teacher and master of masters .
20-12-1936 to 09-07-2012
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Grandmaster J C Shin
20-12-1936 to 09-07-2012
Grandmaster   Jae   C.   Shin   is   the   founder   of   the World   Tang   Soo   Do   Association,   and   is   one   of   the leading figures of martial arts in the world today.
He   was   born   in   Korea   in   1936,   and   began   his   long and   distinguished   career   in   martial   arts   at   the age   of   twelve.   During   his   childhood,   an   unknown monk   initially   inspired   in   him   a   strong   desire   to learn   martial   arts.   Later,   he   joined   Seoul   Moo   Duk Kwan   central   gym   and   began   serious   study   under Grandmaster     Hwang     Kee,     a     founder     of     the Korean Moo Duk Kwan system.
By   the   time   he   was   1st   Dan,   he   had   already   started   his   teaching   career as   an   assistant   instructor   at   the   central   gym.   After   that,   he   taught   at Korean   University,   Seoul   Central   YMCA,   various   colleges,   and   many police   and   military   institutions.   His   many   years   of   teaching   experience and   his   extreme   dedication   have   added   to   his   scientific   and   unique methods   of   teaching   Tang   Soo   Do.   His   six   fields   of   expertise   include self-defense,   forms,   breaking,   weapons,   health   care,   and   meditation. He   has   evolved   these   separate   arts   into   one   of   the   finest   and   most effective martial arts; The World Tang Soo Do system.
When   he   was   recruited   to   the   Korean   Air   Force   in   1958,   he   had   his   first experience   teaching   American   soldiers.   After   receiving   his   Master's degree   in   Political   Science   at   Korea   University,   he   came   to   the   United States in order to extend his instruction of foreign students in 1968.
The   year   he   came   to   the   United   States   of   America,   Black   Belt   Magazine honored   him   for   all   time   by   devoting   a   full   chapter   to   him   in   the   book, "20th    Century    Warriors,"    putting    him    in    the    company    of    the    most legendary   martial   arts   figures   ever.   Grandmaster   Shin,   one   of   the most   respected   and   well   known   masters   in   this   century,   is   one   of   the few   masters   who   has   devoted   his   entire   life   to   the   traditional   martial arts.    In    addition    to    insisting    on    disciplined,    rigorous    training    and exacting   techniques,   he   has   always   preached   that   the   true   value   of martial   arts   training   is   in   the   application   to   everyday   life.   Teaching children   is   one   of   his   favorite   pastimes   and   he   has   become   an   expert in   child   development.   His   advice   to   his   Black   Belt   instructors   is   good advice   for   teachers   of   all   kinds,   "When   examining   your   abilities   as   an instructor,   examine   your   young   student's   manners,   attitudes,   school reports   and   health   conditions.   Their   improvements   should   mirror   your own."
He raised three Mottoes for his leadership of nearly 8,000 black belt members: TRADITIONALISM, PROFESSIONALISM AND BROTHERHOOD and he brings these qualities with him wherever he travels and teaches. Grandmaster Shin is respected as a true leader, teacher and master of masters.
2018 © The information/content within the pages of the btsda.co.uk web site is the sole property of J Woodford, GBTSD & World Tang Soo Do Association.