Daeshik Kim

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Associate Professor, 1974-1996


Internationally recognized expert in the Martial Arts

Honorary Awards

  • Held title of “Great Grand Master Kim”, highest title in the field of Martial Arts
  • Recognized by both the State of Georgia, and Texas House of Representatives
  • Awarded a National Medal by the Republic of Korea, 1992

Career Highlights

  • Executive Director, International Council on Martial Arts Education
  • 10th Degree Black Belt in Hosin-Hapkido
  • 9th Degree Black Belt in Taekwondo and Judo
  • President, National Collegiate Judo Association, United States
  • Chair, Physical Education Dept, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
  • Director, Korean Amateur Sports Association
  • Director, Korean Judo Association
  • Olympic Games Official, several times
  • Author of more than 25 books on the Martial Arts
  • Considered the “Father” of Collegiate Martial Arts in the United States