The International Tang Soo Do Federation™ is a traditional martial arts organization with specific standards and goals designed to help each student maximize potential as an individual as well as a martial artist. It requires and maintains strict guidelines in the operation of each member school. All certified instructors are required to attend frequent evaluation tests to assure the instruction you receive is of the highest possible standard and within the guidelines of the International Tang Soo Do Federation™ and its technical advisory board.
The Federation was founded by Choong Jae Nim Chun Sik Kim in 1984. The goal in the formation of the International Tang Soo Do Federation™ was to maintain the high standards of authentic Tang Soo Do. Teaching this martial art in its original form gave much needed roots to many thousands of Tang Soo Do practitioners world-wide. To achieve this goal, Choong Jae Nim C.S. Kim has dedicated a lifetime of training to create a standardization of instruction. With unending dedication, time and patience, Choong Jae Nim Kim has insured the continued peace and harmony of traditional Tang Soo Do.
Fenton Karate is proud to be a part of The International Tang Soo Do Federation™ under the direction of Grandmaster Chun Sik Kim.