■ Summary of activity history(Jinyoung Ssangkum Ryu Haedong Kumdo)
Chong Jae Kim, Jeong Seong
President of the United World Haedong Kumdo Federation
Founder of Two Swords System-Jinyoung Ssangkum Ryu
and its dissemination in about 50 countries
– Dissemination of Korean Martial Arts and Spiritual Culture to the Worldwide global village
■ World competitions in Busan and domestic and international events in the world
■ Many TV appearances in many countries
■ Irish Prime Minister and many letters of appreciation from many countries
– Contribution to Martial arts and ongoing health promotion and moral and humanity cultivation
■ Textbooks for two Swords Training (Korean version) Vol.1 and Vol. 2
■ “Think out of the box” through Haedong Kumdo Training
(English version) Vol. 1
■ Editing and correction
English Version – The Ultimate guide to the Korean Sword Martial Art
(2007, South Africa)
French Version – De La ceinture blanche A LA CEINTURE NOIRE
■ “Right way for correct practice” of Series vol.1 – vol.5 publications and more
3. Collaboration with related organizations in Busan city
-Contribute to local cultural development and civilian emotional promotion
■ Cameo performances and martial arts guidance at the Busan Municipal Dance Company
and Theater Company etc.
■ A number of performances at the prestigious cultural center halls & many outdoor presentations
4. Detailed Activities
● Overseas activities began with seminars and demonstrations at the Tulsa Convention Center in Oklahoma, USA in 2001 which was first official JSKR-HK seminar, and after a traveling seminar in the United Kingdom in 2005, followed by a series of overseas events in South Africa, the UK and the Netherlands in September of that year, which have been made Haedong Kumdo establish a bridgehead in EU, since then, Jinyoung Ssangkum Ryu HK in the martial arts with spiritual culture & philosophy are still being distributed throughout the world.
● For announcement of hosting and opening the 2009 World Haedong Kumdo Championship in Busan
This event made the tour stopped in Brasil, Canada, Germany, Turkey etc. at same year to inform and make some briefing presentation.
About 600 player and 400 domestic and foreign guests over 20 countries were invited, and in July of the year 2009, it was finished successfully at the Dongui University Indoor Gymnasium in Busan.
Before its opening ceremony, a promotional video was aired on KBS TV for a month. (Also Broadcasted on KBS, YTN, KNN TV nationwide on that day which are biggest main TV Channel in Korea)
● Every year, it is spreading in about 6-10 countries throughout the world through such kind of events like championship and seminars etc.
This dissemination is my mission while living to deliver “Love” which is the starting and ending point in life in order to build “Sound Body, Sound Mind” that I have been learning from nature so far.
Teaching Martial arts by the principle of nature is to promote health & happiness which will lead our better life in quality, surely with better training in the martial arts.
National and international workshops throughout the world along with the introduction and demonstration of JSKR Haedong Kumdo through local TV and other media, in the end, informing and teaching how to improve and enhance morals and humanity through Jinyoung Ssangkum Ryu, so that they can get to understand what the reality and essence of human life under one principle in nature which will be best in both martial arts training and life.
◾ Castlebar in Ireland
Awarded a letter of appreciation from the Prime Minister (Prime Minister), directly read and delivered by the mayor of Castlebar (Oct. 2013)
◾ Smolensk in Russia Vice Mayor’s Letter of Appreiation (July 2012),
◾ NC Governor’s Letter of Appreciation in USA(March 2011)
◾ The numerous plaques of appreciation which were meaningful moments in each country.
In Korea, unlike the way that the existing Haedong Kumdo was advanced, the two swords system with Kimu training which is Jinyoung Ssangkum Ryu, its methods passed down from the old times, especially which made meditation and breathing training suitable for the present era of the 21st century with ease and simple, and also its purpose is to cultivate a sound body, human morality and humanity by teaching the principles and laws of mental and physical activation and healing etc. through Kimu training along with physical one.
◾ Championships for making strong body with competition at gym and
Performances for cultivating creativities with showings at the cultural center hall
which will be held once a year.
◾ The first performance of Haedong Kumdo
began at the Busan Cultural Center Hall (2001).
◾ For two swords system, published
textbook vol. 1 (2001) and vol. 2 (2004).
◾ In 2015
Vol. 1 “Think out of the box through Haedong Kumdo Training”
Published in English, has already been distributed all over the world.
◾ Editing and Corrections
Haedong Kumdo textbook (English version, 2007) published in South Africa,
The French version of Haedong Kendo textbook (2013) published in France.
In addition, for not only “improving the quality of human life” related to “martial arts and practice”, but also realizing “the essence and reality of all religions and scriptures”, issued Publication of a series of book vol.1~vol.5(Korean version) for a correct practice to help improve the quality of human life.
<<Summary of activity history>>
Period : 2000 to 2018
◾Event notification & Training motivation for frequent visits of foreigner
◾Participation in training, competitions and performances, cultural experience, tourism
◾Many domestic competitions and performances organized in Busan
◾Haedong Kumdo first performance organized
(June 24th, 2001 Busan Cultural Center)
◾Host the 2009 World Championship(September 25th, 2009, Busan Dongui University)-Broadcasting for the KBS TV for one month before its opening as a promotional video for the introduction of World Champ.
◾India, South Africa, Iran, UK, Canada, UAE, Romania, Finland, Ireland, Sri Lanka, Uganda, Tanzania, Uzbekistan, etc. Visited to Korea by group or individual Haedong Kumdo Training at the HK Headquarters in Busan with event activities together
◾ PSB, KNN TV aired on several times.
◾ Oriental Martial Arts Experience-joined from UK, UAE, Canada, Romania, SA etc.
– Youngsan University(June 11st 2006)
◾Hanultang Samulnori performance concert
(Aug.14th 2000) at the Ayumodosi Nature Park in Daemado
◾Hanultang Samulnori “Harmony of traditional music and everyday music”
– Co-starring with Haedong Kumdo (Gwangju city Cultural Center, Oct.6th 2001)
◾Opening ceremony of the 1st Busan Performing Arts Festival -Kummu demonstration with two swords(Busan Geumjeong Cultural Center Aug. 30th 2001)
◾ “Beyond the song of the sword” (Admiral Lee Sun-sin performance, Busan Cultural Center) – Martial Arts Instruction (November 16th, 2003)
◾Busan City Dance Company 50th Regular Performance, “Byeokgong” at the Busan Cultural Center) – Co-starring and martial arts instruction (Dec. 11st 2003)
◾Hanultang Samulnori Performance
– Gwangju city Cultural Center (Sept. 22nd 2004)
◾Busan Municipal Theater Company, “Prince Hamlet”
– Martial Arts Instruction (March 20th 2005)
◾Busan Municipal Theater Company, “Calmen”
– Co-starring and Martial Arts Instruction(May 27th 2007)
◾Traditional Madang Drama, “Kwangdaeyusa” Performed with “Mac” theater group in Busan – Busan Haeundae Cultural Center (Dec,5th 2008)
◾World Championship Busan hosting presentation through 4 times tour
-. July 18-19th 2007 events in Victoria, Canada
(Victoria TV interview Televised)
-. Same year July 20th – 29th
Touring events at Sao Paulo, Santa Catarina, Port Eligo, El Salvador, etc., in Brasil
– Port Eligo TV interview aired on
-. Same year July 30th – Aug. 1st
Participated in the General Assembly of the German World Martial Arts Competition (Reginberg, Germany)
-. Same year Aug 2nd – 3rd
German Haedong Kendo Seminar (Izmeiny, Germany)
-. Aug. 21st -26th 2007
Demonstration of Haedong Kendo at Turkish Martial Arts Festival (Kaizer in Turkey)
-. Same year Aug. 27th -28th
Haedong Kumdo Seminar in Croatia (Spilt, Croatia)
-. Sept. 24th – 30th 2007
Argentina Dojang meeting (Brazil team attended),
explained participation in World Champ competition.
-. Participated in TAFISA general meeting (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
-. Oct. 21st – 24th 2007
Haedong Kumdo Event Presentation ( Mayo, Ireland)
-. Same year Sept. 24th – 30th
Dutch TSD & Haedong Kumdo Competition and Presentation
(Gronien in Netherlands)
◾Overseas TV broadcasts, newspapers, magazines, and many interviews and so on
-. Sept. 18th – Oct.13th 2005
During a tour in South Africa, the UK, the Netherlands, and China,
Haedong Kumdo Seminars and 2009 World Champ presentation
was given in each country.
Also South African event camp training aired on South African national TV
-. July 24th 2006
On Russian Sakhalinsky TV
Haedong Kumdo interview and demonstration televised
-. November 2006
Brazil RBS TV Haedong Kumdo introduction and demonstration aired on
-. July 18th 2007
Aired Haedong Kumdo on Victoria TV in Canada
-. July 13th – 15th 2012
On Russia Smolensk TNT TV and REN TV
Haedong Kumdo introduction and events televised
-. Nov. 1st – 17th 2012
Meeting with a director of Tulua sports committee in Colombia. Broadcasted Haedong Kumdo Introduction and Interview with him on Tulua TV
-. May 8th 2013
Russia Smolensk REN TV Haedong Kendo Event and Interview Introduced on TV at annual events.
-. April 15th 2014
On Germany Bochem NRW TV
Haedong kumdo introduction and demonstration
-. Sept. 20th 2016
At the Moldova Chisinau National University of Sports gave a lecture about a principle of nature, “Love”.
Haedong Kumdo interview aired on Chisinau TV.
-. Nov. 10th 2014
Haedong Kumdo events and interview televised on Medellin TV in Colombia
-. Jan. 17th 2018
Interview with Haedong Kumdo in Mexico City, Mexico aired on TV
Finland, Sweden, Norway, Germany, France, Belgium, Sri Lanka, India, Brazil, Philippines, Pakistan, Canada, Argentina, United States, Ireland, USA, Croatia, Turkey, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Denmark, United Arab Emirates, Greece, Spain, Bulgaria, Italy, France, South Africa, Belgium etc. In about 50 countries, spreading Jinyoung Ssangkum Ryu Haedong Kumdo as one of modern martial arts in order to make sound body & sound mind physically and mentally through Haedong Kumdo competitions and seminars according to each national association.
Contributing to the cultivation of morality and character for trainees around the world through physical strength improvement and understanding of the principle, law and truth of nature for better life in quality.
=>TAFISA and United World Haedong Kumdo Federation members photos
=> Participation of TAFISA World Congress Argentina 25th
=> TAFISA and United World Haedong Kumdo Federation members photos
=> Textbook for two swords system(Korean & English version), first in HK
=> Participation by SA Group of 2nd International Martial Arts Festival in Pyungyang, North Korea(Aug. 22nd to 29th 2006)