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A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE

TAE KWON DO-YUN MOO KWAN

YEONMUGWAN ASSOCIATION

DATES NOT KNOWN - The events of Yi Pyung Sun

1957 - Sang Kyu Shim begins instruction of Tae Kwon Do to U.S. Servicemen

1964 - Sang Kyu Shim opens a dojang in Detroit, Michigan

1973 - Harry Donald Howell begins instruction under William G. Park

1982 - Mr. Howell and Mr. Redmond open a dojang in Lewistown, Pa.

1985 - Mr. Howell joins the World Martial Arts Association and the Tae Kwon Do Yeon Mu Gwan Association is formally organized

1992 - Richard R. Clark Jr. becomes a member of the Tae Kwon Do Yeon Mu Gwan Association under William A. Yoder 

1994 - Richard R. Clark Jr. continues his instruction under Mr. Don Howell.

2001 - Richard R. Clark Jr. opens a dojang in McVeytown, Pa.

2009 - The Tae Kwon Do Yun Moo Kwan Yeonmugwan Assoc. becomes a charter school of Tactical Hapkido Alliance. Tactical Hapkido Alliance Charter Terminated by Decision of The TAE KWON DO-YUN MOO KWAN YEONMUGWAN ASSOCIATION (November 2013)

2010 - Instructor Rick Clark starts Iaijutsu classes at the Sakura Budokan dojo under Carl Long Sensei in Kingston, PA.

2011 - The Tae Kwon Do Yun Moo Kwan Yeonmugwan Assoc. becomes a charter school of The World Hapkido Federation.

2013 - The Tae Kwon Do Yun Moo Kwan Yeonmugwan Assoc. returns its charter school status with The World Martial Arts Association.