is not the property of one nation, it belongs to everybody in the
world who chooses its way. The World Taekwon Mudo Academy was
conceived to compliment the World TaeKwondo federation and to
exist in harmony"
The World Taekwon
Mudo Academy is founded by Grand
Master Kim Yong Ho, 9th Dan. The way of Mudo
brings us on a journey to the source of Taekwondo's original
martial values. With boundless energy and dedication Grand Master
Kim has traveled around the world for more than four decades,
teaching, running workshops, counseling and is still doing so,
with unfailing determination and charisma true to the spirit of a
It is a policy of the world Taekwon-Mudo
Academy to give anyone practicing TaeKwondo
Martial arts is more than just
winning medals and breaking more bricks than your neighbor. It is
a science of our human potentials - a way to enhance our natural
abilities. A journey into our inner self - a cultivation of our
outer self. A fabulous journey bringing about richer perception of
ourselves and others.
In adopting the way of
Mudo, the individual practices
TaeKwondo in it's integrity. Every
aspect of the art is taken into consideration and given the
appropriate attention so as to ensure that the individual gets
optimal results during training as well as precise and profound
understanding of what this Korean art is all about.
As much as the traditional approach
is emphasized, the sport aspect of the art has not been neglected.
On the the contrary, modern
Kyurugi TaeKwondo enthusiasts have
much to gain from the way of Mudo. As
we all know, mental control, stress and injuries inevitably plays
a great role in the delicate equilibrium of competitors, affecting
more often than not their performances. Mudo
provides the essentials for better mental concentration and stress
control as well as minimizing risks of injuries through
appropriate training methods.
For those who chose not to compete
in the discipline of "Kyurugi" (Free
provide for them the other aspects of the art such as patterns,
breaking techniques, on step sparring and self-defense to excel
in. Where tradition is important,
Mudo concept foresees the necessity to
evolve. For that creativity is encouraged for those competing in
the above mentioned fields.