Kwan Jang Nim Voelker and I have organized this trip together because we knew many of our senior students expressed a desire to go to Korea but felt it was more of a dream. We took action and were able to mobilize the entire World Dang Soo Do Union and the US Goodwill Tang Soo Do Association. I've personally been to Korea three times. I can say I look forward to this up and coming trip as I know it will really be amazing. We will have access to the most Senior Tang Soo Do Kwan Jang Nims (the Seniors of my teacher, KJN Song Ki Kim). I really don't want you to miss this because, having been the one who conceived of this trip, because of the size and magintude of work in putting a trip like this together, I can honestly say in my lifetime I don't see a trip like this happening again. I cannot stress this enough: this is a once in a lifetime trip!
The Tang Soo Do "Founding Fathers Tour - Korea 2010" will really be a great experience. We'll be staying in 5-Star Hotels, visiting all the great sites of Korea, training on exotic beaches, seeing magazine cover quality waterfalls, and visiting with the few remaining Senior Tang Soo Do Moo Duk Kwan Kwan Jang Nims still alive in Korea (connecting with our roots). This amazing event will take place from 4-12 Aug 2010. There will be a Dan Certificate Ceremony for Students who'd like to receive Certification from the World Dang Soo Do Union. Words like "spectacular" and "amazing" (though often over-used!) really won't describe this trip. This will truly be a once in a lifetime experience and I don't want you to miss it!
I'm really looking forward to being able to take a trip to the birthplace of Tang Soo Do with a group of senior students from SKTSD, USGTSDA, and the WDU. The last trip to Korea was 1995 (15 yrs ago), the one before that was 1989 (20 yrs ago). For a Tang Soo Do practitioner, this truly will be a once in a lifetime trip.
Simply and concisely put: This won't be happening again and I really don't want you to miss it. So, if you want to go - make it happen!