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January 6, 2021 2021 New Year greeting from the Australian Federation Chair

To all Australian Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation members, We have been through an interesting year that has led to huge changes in our daily lives. New opportunities arose that enabled us to connect in these difficult times, through Zoom. Strengthening our connections nationally for the benefit of all members. Some members embraced these opportunities and should...

December 19, 2020 End of Year message from the Australian Designee

As we prepare for the end of year break I wanted to reach out to the Australian WMDK membership and to each of you say thank you for organising your lives as you continue your pursuit of our art. This was no ordinary year, and there will be significant impacts for some time, yet you have maintained a link,...

September 27, 2020 Australian TAC Appointments by Kwan Jang Nim HC Hwang

On the 25th of September 2020, Kwan Jang Nim HC Hwang confirmed both Mark Koina Sa Bom Nim and Kim Wyles Sa Bom Nim to the Australian Technical Advisory Committee for another three years. Both have served on the Australian TAC since October 2017, and due to their efforts and accomplishments supporting all members within the Australian Federation, they were...

February 10, 2020 2020 New Year greeting from the Australian Federation Chair

To all Australian Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation members, We have seen members sitting testings at the Korea Ko Dan Ja Shim Sa.  The year also saw several members travel and train internationally strengthening connections worldwide. The TAC facilitated the Australian National camp in Berry, with 55 members attending receiving instruction from the Ko Da Ja in Attendance....

January 13, 2019 2019 New Year greeting from the Australian Federation Chair

To all Australian Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation members, Over the last 12 months we have seen Australian members attend testings at both the Korean and US Ko Dan Ja Shim Sa, and Australia’s first ever Chil Dan (7th Dan) certificate was awarded. 2018 also saw several members travel and train internationally, strengthening our international connections. The TAC...

November 25, 2018 Welcome William Johns SBN

Welcome to William Johns SBN (Yuk Dan, Dan Bon 20535), a member of the Australian Federation, who many of us met recently at SEALS 2018 in Melbourne. Johns SBN is a man with a great vibrant sustained Moo Duk Kwan heritage and is a direct student of our Kwan Jang Nim. Fortuitous for us here in Australia, this qualified senior...

October 18, 2018 SEALS 2018 wrap-up

The Australian Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation would like to thank the SEALS 2018 organising committee for their efforts. The SEALS organising Committee consisted of Region 5 members who demonstrated good leadership throughout SEALS and its organisation. Michelle McMillan JKN - Chairperson PJ Steyer SBN Leonie Broman SBN Master Derek Robertson Victor Griss JKN Chris McMillan...

May 5, 2018 SEALS 2018 – Melbourne, Australia

The next South East Asia Leadership Seminar (SEALS) will be hosted in Melbourne, Australia from 11th - 14th October 2018.   SEALS is an official Moo Duk Kwan event which has a great tradition of bringing international Moo Duk Kwan members together, strengthening our connection and identity, developing the leader within us and experiencing our philosophy in action.   We extend an invitation to dojangs and members worldwide...

February 18, 2018 2018 New Year greeting from the Australian Federation Chair

To all Australian Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation members,   2017 was an eventful year with many positive steps forward and strengthened connections around the country. In February 2017, Victoria was officially recognised as Region 5 with five active dojangs, demonstrating strong growth in that part of Australia. We have seen members sitting testings at the Korea Ko...

January 8, 2017 2017 New Year greeting from the Australian TAC Chairman

To all Australian Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation members.   2016 was perhaps the best year we’ve had in all the years we have been together as a formal Federation in Australia and we are grateful to have had your support and been given the opportunity to support you in being your best.   We have seen multiple Ko Dan...