On 16 April 2016, Grand Master Jeff Helaney, Founder of the United States KiDo Federation (USKF) hosted the annual Omaha National Martial Arts Championships and the USKF Black Belt Hall of Fame. Grand Master Robert Dunn, Founder of the International Jun Tong Taekwon-Do Federation also honored this event with his presence and his inspirational speech on the future of Taekwon-Do.

Grand Master Robert Dunn and Michael Munyon

Grand Master Robert Dunn and Michael Munyon

Many Masters and senior black belts ranging from World Champion tournament competitors to black belts who contributed to the martial arts were honored at this event. Two ITF-HQ black belts were recognized for their hard work and commitment to Taekwon-Do were at this event. Mr. David Quigg, owner of the Blue Cottage Taekwon-Do (www.bluecottagetkd.com) web site was inducted into this hall of fame for informing and influencing thousands of Taekwon-Do students worldwide on the many aspects of Taekwon-Do regardless of rank and affiliation. Mr. Michael Munyon, ITF HQ North American Regional Representative was also inducted and awarded the “Master of the Year Award” (Taekwon-Do/ITF). As representatives of the ITF-HQ both Mr. Quigg and Mr. Munyon hope to continue to do great things for Taekwon-Do and are committed to continuing the great work they’ve done to earn the respect of fellow martial artists.
Kelly Lynn Sowerby & Michael Munyon

Kelly Lynn Sowerby & Michael Munyon

AUTHOR: Michael Munyon