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NEW !!!

Gayawon is now selling the

swirl-design DRAGON PANTS ( "Yong paji" in Korean )

Click below for a sample picture of the "Yong paji" or the Dragon Pants.

This pants is ONLY sold to black belts and may be worn at any time --

with regular training uniform, with the General Uniform, in class, 

in competition, at the demonstrations, wherever and whenever.  


"Yong paji" picture


 1st to 3rd Dahn -- All Silver

4th Dahn -- Silver / Red

5th to 6th Dahn -- Red

7th to 8th Dahn -- Red / Gold

9th Dahn -- All Gold





Kuk Sool Won of Pekin, IL was featured in the local TV on Channel 31.

"Family Bonds Over Kuk Sool" shows our own School Owner, KSN Mike Yates

and his newly promoted JKN Teresa are showing how Kuk Sool Won family is staying strong!

Great job!!!




who has recently received his PURPLE HEART for his service to US military.  

Master Ken is the person responsible for inviting and bringing Kuk Sa Nim to US!  

Thank you and congratulations!!!  


KUK SOOL WON  on Wall Street Journal Newspaper

(for Tuesday, December 17, 2013)

Please go to and click on Life & Culture section.

Here is the direct link...




Congratulations to PSBN Greame Temple of Kirkcaldy, Scotland on his recent wedding


Congratulations to KJN Amado Garcia on his recent wedding


Congratulations to SBN's David & Emerald Mi-Yong Aue on their recent wedding




With Love and Sympathy...


We are saddened to hear the news about passing of

Master Gary Evarts' father...  Mr. Olan Willhite was 86 years old.

On behalf of Kuk Sa Nim and WKSA, we send our deepest sympathies to 

Master Gary's family.

Details on funeral information will be provided soon.








7th Dahn  (JDKJN) 6th Dahn  (JIKJN) 5th Dahn (PKJN)
Master Normand Larocque  
Master John Gravenall  -- UK Master Raul Sosa -- USA
-- Canada Master Philip Hinchliffe -- UK Master Ben Mitchell -- USA
  Master Darren Hart -- UK Master Ashley Sanchez -- USA
  Master Joe Foster -- USA Master Steve Hurley -- USA
  Master Daniel Jolly -- USA Master Cleo Randall -- USA
  Master Jeff Green -- USA Master Nick Reeve -- UK
  Master Gene Gause -- USA Master Andy Gillingwater -- UK
  Master Tim Sheehan -- USA Master Paul Cumbers -- UK
  Master Seyd Saidi -- USA Master Carl Barrie -- UK
  Master Tony Reyna -- USA Master Christian Larocque
  Master David Hespelt -- USA -- Canada



Kuk Sool Won on Korean TV!

JDKJN Alex is currently in Korea filming a programme called 'Korea Today' for Arirang TV.

Fourth Episode: Moves for Children



Third Episode: Concentration and Focus


Second Episode: Help for Seniors



First Episode: Balance and Body Alignment





 Congratulations to PSBN Shannon Eyndhoven on the birth of Madison Elicia Eyndhoven!
Born Friday July 27th, 6 pounds 15 ounces




Dear Family & Friends,
Our Beloved Donna Lynn Winkle, age 48, was called to be with the Lord on February 15, 2012 in Novato California , where after 19 years she valiantly succumbed to a rare form of cancer.   
Although she may have lost the physical battle, the victory belongs to the Lord!   Donna will be forever cherished by her husband Ron Winkle, Daughter Debra Taylor, son-In-law Jeremy and
her two grandchildren; Michael and Danielle.  For our extended Kuk Sool family, please note that Donna was also held a first degree black belt in Kuk Sool Won!
Below is a link to an online obituary for Donna which includes details of her memorial service.
We love you all and thank you so much for your care and support,
Ron Winkle, Debra, Jeremy, Michael & Danielle Taylor




Send your thoughts and condolences to

Master Jungoh Lee's Online Tribute 


 Please enhance this tribute to Senior Master Jungoh Lee

by signing the guest book, adding your memories and/or uploading nice photos.





With Sympathy and Love...


Senior Master Jong Oh Lee


Master Jong Oh Lee peacefully entered into Eternal Rest on Jan. 31, 2012.
He is survived by his wife, two daughters, and a son;
and many other friends and Kuk Sool family...
As one of the earliest students of Kuk Sa Nim since 1958,  he will always remain in our hearts as a true martial artist and a wonderful teacher.

We love you, and you will be missed, Master Lee...



The Memorial Service for Master Jungoh Lee
Date: February 14, 2012 (Tuesday)
Time: 1~3 pm

Neptune Society of Northern California (columbarium)

1 Loraine Court, San Francisco, CA 94118


*Parking: Due to construction on the site, there will be limited parking.  




The neighbors on Loraine Court need their parking space so please don’t park on Loraine Court. 

Please use street parking on Anza or Arguello.



**NEW** From Aviano AFB, Italy


Kuk Sool Won in military is STRONG!!! 

In the News - Kuk Sool Won
Rouyn-Noranda, Québec, Canada

In the News - Kuk Sool Won Pekin, Illinois

Congratulations to SBN Marlin Godfrey on the birth of Marlin Godfrey II!


Our condolences to PSBN Lisa Gerwulf on the loss of her father,


Carl H. Gerwulf.  Mr. Gerwulf passed away on July 18,


after a long battle with cancer.


Our sympathy to the family of JKN Bob Craven from Oakhill, TX,


who died in a motorcycle accident on May 23.


Congratulations to SBN Scott & JKN Nicola Slack (Newmarket, UK) on the birth of Annabel Ann!

Congratulations to JKN Sarah Fyson (Boston, UK) on the birth of Annabel Margaret!

KSW Peoria Break-a-thon Fundraiser for St. Jude's Children's Hospital
(Click for video)


WKSA Payment Info

Effective January 2016, all payments made to W.K.S.A. for Kuk Sool Won events and services will be subject to change. The internal structure of the W.K.S.A. is being better defined for accounting purposes. Consequently, all checks, money orders, and other payments should be addressed as per the following:

Student membership fees should be made payable to: WKSA, LLC
Tournament entry fees should be made payable to: Kuk Sool Won or WKSA Inc.
Seminar fees should be made payable to: Kuk Sool Won or WKSA, Inc.
Black belt testing fees should be made payable to: World Kuk Sool Association, Inc.

School owners should request all Black Belt Candidates to make checks and money orders payable directly to "World Kuk Sool Association, Inc.". Effective immediately, school owner's credit/debit cards and checks (business or personal checks), other than the Black Belt Candidate's credit card or check, will not be accepted as payment.

May we also take this opportunity to remind you that Gaya Won, LLC is for merchandise payments only, and no WKSA items should be included in a Gaya Won payment.