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December, 2020
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Alex Krijger is a 4th Dan Hwa Rang Do® Instructor of the Netherlands, who holds the title of Susuk Sabum (Chief Instructor). He is the highest- ranking Hwa Rang Do Instructor in the Netherlands with over 25 years of experience and oversees all the clubs.

Hwa Rang Do Dojoonim Dr. Joo Bang Lee & Grandmaster Taejoon Lee's Disciple Alex Krijger December 2020 Budo International
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November, 2020
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Preface by Grandmaster Taejoon Lee:

Hwa Rang Do Dojoonim Dr. Joo Bang Lee & Grandmaster Taejoon Lee's Disciple Master David Kijek November 2020 Budo International
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April, 2020
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My parents were inseparable, truly loving and passionate towards each other.  They had four children, myself, and two daughters with one son on the way.  So the decision to leave Korea and leave his family behind was terribly difficult for him.  However, he was driven by his ambition to share his beautiful art with the World, but also a promise

Grandmaster Dr. Joo Bang Lee April 2020 Budo International
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March, 2020
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An interesting story comes to mind about the Jang Choong Park.  It was a large central park, very popular and frequented by many people for social activities, exercise, sports, and other gatherings, but it was also infamous for another reason, for fighting.  Many times, my father would be challenged by the local gangs as my father and his high l

Grandmaster Dr. Joo Bang Lee March 2020 Budo International
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February, 2020
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Today we bring to the pages and front cover of our magazine the Supreme Grandmaster Joo Bang Lee, a strong pillar of Korean Arts and without whose participation, one could never understand their evolution in the West....

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Grandmaster Dr. Joo Bang Lee February 2020 Budo International
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July, 2015
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When you study Hwa Rang Do you quickly understand that becoming instructor and teacher, after the black sash (Hwa Rang Do 1st dan), is practically mandatory. This is true because of a structural reason: without teaching Hwa Rang Do you cannot really go on with your personal growth in the martial study.....

Grandmaster Taejoon Lee July 2015 Budo International
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December, 2014
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“What is martial? Martial is warlike and war was not invented in the twenty-first century, it has existed since beginning of humankind. So does that mean we have to be at war. Absolutely not!

“Fighters fight because they like to fight; Warriors fight because we must.”

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Chief Instructor Marco Mattuicci December 2014 Budo International
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November, 2014
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Essentially, our ultimate goal is to better the World! For us we strive to accomplish this by maximizing our human potential to enhance the ideal of humanity through the rigorous training of our mind, body and spirit with the ancient martial and healing art of Hwa Rang Do®, “The Way of the Flowering Knights”.

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Grandmaster Taejoon Lee November 2014 Budo International