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Monday, Wednesday, Friday

9:30 am-8:00 pm

Tuesday, Thursday

9:30 am - 8:15 pm

Saturday

9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Sunday

CLOSED

ADDRESS

3295 S. Cooper St., #131

Arlington, TX 76015

Ph 817-468-7522

Fax 817-468-7782

masterydkim@gmail.com

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About Master Y. D. Kim

  • Started training traditional Tang Soo Do at the age of 5

  • Over 40 years of martial arts experience

  • Currently 8th Degree Black Belt

  • Chairman of the International Tang Soo Do Federation Technical Advisory Committee

  • Trained in the art of Korean Kumdo

  • Trained in the art of Moo Sul with focus on Bong Sul (Long Staff)

  • "Martial Arts Times Magazine" (Mexico) cover and featured article

  • "Black Belt Magazine" (March 2012) cover and featured article

  • Received Masters in Business Administration and Legal Ethics.

  • Attended Law School in Baltimore, Maryland.

  • Worked as a legal aid on the September 11th Victims' Compensation Fund

About Y. D. Kim Karate + Fitness

Opened since October 2007, Y. D. Kim Karate and Fitness has helped its students, regardless of age, to become the best they can be - physically and mentally through the authentic teachings of Tang Soo Do.  Tang Soo Do is the original Martial Art of Korea with its origins dating back almost 2,000 years ago.  Tang Soo Do philosophy is traced back to a group of young warriors from the ruling families at that time.  This traditional Martial Art still adheres to its original philosophy from ancient times and is only available at Y. D. Kim Karate and Fitness where you can become a better person and a more productive member in today's society.  

Our Instructors
Kyo Sa Nim Dale Harman
3rd Dan Black Belt
Kyo Sa Nim Nanette Penson
3rd Dan Black Belt
Kyo Sa Nim Leesa Mansen
3rd Dan Black Belt
Kyo Sa Nim Adin Hudson
2nd Dan Black Belt
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Master Y. D. Kim
Owner and Chief Instructor
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10 Articles of Faith - Principles of Tang Soo Do

  1. Be loyal to your country.

  2. Be obedient to your parents.

  3. Be loving between husband and wife.

  4. Be cooperative between brothers.

  5. Be faithful between friends.

  6. Be respectful to your elders.

  7. Be faithful between teacher and student.

  8. Know the difference between good and evil.

  9. Never retreat in battle.

  10. Always finish what you start.

About The International Tang So Do Federation

Y. D. Kim Karate and Fitness is a proud member of the International Tang Soo Do Federation.  The International Tang Soo Do Federation was founded in 1984 by Choong Jae Nim Chun Sik Kim to maintain the high standards of authentic Tang Soo Do.  Today, the organization has over 70 member schools worldwide.  The International Tang Soo Do Federation requires that all of its certified instructors attend frequent seminars and evaluation tests.  In order to ensure that the guidelines and high standards are implemented by each instructor worldwide, the ITF formed the Technical Advisory Committee.  Master Y. D. Kim is Chairman of The Technical Advisory Committee.  Being part of a highly respected organization ensures that we, at Y. D. Kim Karate and Fitness, give YOU the best and most authentic Tang Soo Do instruction.  

We encourage you to visit the International Tang Soo Do Federation's website to learn more.  

Master Y. D. Kim with Choong Jae Nim Chun Sik Kim at the International Tang Soo Do Federation 14th World Championship in 2016.  

Kyo Sa Nim Nanette Penson

3rd Dan Black Belt