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Han Mu DO

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Dr. He-Young

Han Mu Do, a distinguished Korean martial arts system, traces its origins back to the visionary leadership of Grandmaster Dr. He-Young Kimm. With a profound passion for martial arts, Dr. Kimm embarked on a remarkable journey of training, research, and innovation that would shape the landscape of martial arts forever.

Born in Korea, Dr. He-Young Kimm dedicated his life to the pursuit of martial arts excellence. Over four decades, he delved into numerous styles, including Judo, Hapkido, Taekwondo, and Kuk Sool Won, attaining prestigious ranks and honing his expertise. Throughout his extensive training, Dr. Kimm encountered a diverse array of martial arts masters, learning from their unique perspectives and absorbing the wealth of knowledge they imparted.

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Martial Art

Driven by a desire to expand the boundaries of Korean martial arts, Dr. He-Young Kimm embarked on an intensive journey of historical research. He delved into ancient texts, conducted interviews with esteemed masters, and immersed himself in the cultural and philosophical foundations of the Korean martial arts heritage. This dedicated exploration allowed him to uncover hidden gems of traditional techniques and philosophies that deserved recognition and preservation in modern self-defense systems.

In 1989, Dr. He-Young Kimm brought his vision to life by establishing Han Mu Do. The system, officially registered with the Korean Government as a recognized style of Korean martial arts, embodies the balanced integration of traditional techniques and innovative philosophies. With an unwavering commitment to excellence, Dr. Kimm formulated a comprehensive curriculum that emphasizes physical techniques, mental discipline, and spiritual growth.


Today, Dr. He-Young Kimm and Han Mu Do continues to thrive, spreading its influence across the globe. Through his tireless efforts, Dr. Kimm has cultivated a community of dedicated practitioners who embrace the principles of self-cultivation and helping others. His profound impact on the world of martial arts has not only enriched the lives of countless individuals but also elevated the status of Korean martial arts as a whole.

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