Grand Master began his training in 1961 under the Moo Duk Kwan System, earning his 1st Degree Black Belt in 1962.
As a 6th Degree, he became the Official Instructor of the Korean Army for 2 years. In 1979, Grand Master was invited by the Prime Minister of Peru to teach and train more than 5000 officers and special forces of the Peruvian Military. During this time he was also named the National Technical Director and Chief Instructor of the Peruvian Tae Kwon Do Federation.In 1981, he was the Peruvian National Coach for the 5th World Tae Kwon Do Championships and received honors from Peru's Chief Commander of the Ministry of War and the Ministry of Defense.Grand Master also coached for the 8th World Championships in Barcelona Spain as a 7th degree.
During the 1990's, Grand Master received various letters of appreciation and honor from Dr. Un Yong Kim, then President of Kikkiwon as well as from the International Olympic Committee for his contributions and dedication to the sport of Tae Kwon Do. Today, Grand Master has achieved 9th Degree Black Belt and resides as President of USAT MAC Florida. Grand Master leads two academies: one in Miami Lakes, FL and the other in Atlanta, GA. He has hopes to expand his Tae Kwon Do philosophy to aspiring athletes and future Masters.As of late, he provides consulting for Olympic directors, Olympic coaches and athletes. He leads and attends seminars both locally and internationally. Most recently, Grand Master was asked to teach the Peruvian Special Forces Commando Unit modern forms of hand to hand combat.