Grandmaster Dok Kim

7th Dan

Born and raised in Seoul, South Korea, Master Dok Kim began studying traditional Moo Duk Kwan Tae Kwon Do And WTF TaeKwon Do when he was six years old. He became very active in Olympic style competition. As a teenager he won numerous tournament awards. In 1989 Master Kim moved with his family to Colorado where he began studying Tae Kwon Do under renowned instructor Master Jung Lee. While studying in Master Lee’s Won Shim Tae Kwon Do Academy Master Kim advanced in Sul Sa Do, a traditional martial art focusing on self defense and weapons techniques, in addition to further pursuit of Olympic style competition.

Over the years he has practiced a variety of martial arts including Yudo, Hapkido, Kumdo, and kick boxing. In 2012 he was promoted to 7th Dan in Moo Duk Kwan Tae Kwon Do.

Master Kim has taught traditional Korean martial arts in the Golden area for nearly Twenty years and has run the Golden Tae Kwon Do Family Center for the last Eighteen. In addition he has taught at Mitchell, Ralston, and Bergen Meadow Elementary Schools for a number of years and directs the Colorado School of Mines Tae Kwon Do club.

Meet the Masters

Master Jin Kim
5th Dan
Jin Kim arrived in the U.S. in 2005 from his home country of South Korea. He holds a 4rth degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do and has attained the rank of Master in Hae Dong Kumdo. He serves as assistant instructor at the Golden studio.
Master Steve Humphries
4th Dan
Master Steve has been actively involved in taekwondo for over 20 years and has trained at Golden Taekwondo Family Center since 2003.
Master Brad Hollenbaugh
4th Dan
Master Brad started training in taekwondo in 1999, and has been training at Golden Taekwondo Family Center since 2000.
Master Dave Williams
4th Dan
Master Dave started his martial arts journey during the summer of 1985. He trained at studios in Houston, Pennsylvania and New Orleans prior to settling in Golden. He earned his black belt in 1988. Master Dave joined the Golden Taekwondo Family Center in 2003 earning his 4th Dan in 2011.


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