Sang Kee Paik

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Sang Kee Paik (1929–2009), also known in Korean reference as Paik Sang Kee, was a South Korean martial arts grandmaster and creator of a Kwon Bup system he called Sa-Sang Kwan (Korean: school of the four natural elements: air, earth, fire, and water).wikipedia
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Paik was one of the first pupils to receive the black belt under Yoon Byung-In, and Kim Ki Whang with whom he continued his training after Yoon's disappearance during the Korean War. Paik's system of Sa-Sang built upon the Ch'uan Fa (Korean: Kwon Bup) he had mastered under Yoon Byung-In, and included elements of Shudokan karate from both Yoon and Kim.

Korean language

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Sang Kee Paik (1929–2009), also known in Korean reference as Paik Sang Kee, was a South Korean martial arts grandmaster and creator of a Kwon Bup system he called Sa-Sang Kwan (Korean: school of the four natural elements: air, earth, fire, and water). Paik's system of Sa-Sang built upon the Ch'uan Fa (Korean: Kwon Bup) he had mastered under Yoon Byung-In, and included elements of Shudokan karate from both Yoon and Kim.

Korea

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Sang Kee Paik (1929–2009), also known in Korean reference as Paik Sang Kee, was a South Korean martial arts grandmaster and creator of a Kwon Bup system he called Sa-Sang Kwan (Korean: school of the four natural elements: air, earth, fire, and water).

Grandmaster (martial arts)

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Sang Kee Paik (1929–2009), also known in Korean reference as Paik Sang Kee, was a South Korean martial arts grandmaster and creator of a Kwon Bup system he called Sa-Sang Kwan (Korean: school of the four natural elements: air, earth, fire, and water).

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Sang Kee Paik (1929–2009), also known in Korean reference as Paik Sang Kee, was a South Korean martial arts grandmaster and creator of a Kwon Bup system he called Sa-Sang Kwan (Korean: school of the four natural elements: air, earth, fire, and water). Paik's system of Sa-Sang built upon the Ch'uan Fa (Korean: Kwon Bup) he had mastered under Yoon Byung-In, and included elements of Shudokan karate from both Yoon and Kim.

Yoon Byung-in

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Paik was one of the first pupils to receive the black belt under Yoon Byung-In, and Kim Ki Whang with whom he continued his training after Yoon's disappearance during the Korean War. Paik's system of Sa-Sang built upon the Ch'uan Fa (Korean: Kwon Bup) he had mastered under Yoon Byung-In, and included elements of Shudokan karate from both Yoon and Kim.

Korean War

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Paik was one of the first pupils to receive the black belt under Yoon Byung-In, and Kim Ki Whang with whom he continued his training after Yoon's disappearance during the Korean War.

Chinese martial arts

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Paik's system of Sa-Sang built upon the Ch'uan Fa (Korean: Kwon Bup) he had mastered under Yoon Byung-In, and included elements of Shudokan karate from both Yoon and Kim.

Shūdōkan

Shudokan
Paik's system of Sa-Sang built upon the Ch'uan Fa (Korean: Kwon Bup) he had mastered under Yoon Byung-In, and included elements of Shudokan karate from both Yoon and Kim.

Karate

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Paik's system of Sa-Sang built upon the Ch'uan Fa (Korean: Kwon Bup) he had mastered under Yoon Byung-In, and included elements of Shudokan karate from both Yoon and Kim.

Hyeong

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He created four primary forms (Korean: hyung), symbolizing each of the four natural elements.

Philosophy

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He also developed a rigorous philosophy unique to the system, and intended to be carried into one's everyday life.

Doctor of Philosophy

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Upon completing his PhD in animal pathology at National University of Seoul, South Korea, Paik moved to the United States in 1969 to work as a research pathologist at the University of Wisconsin's Primate Research Center in Madison, Wisconsin.

Seoul National University

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Upon completing his PhD in animal pathology at National University of Seoul, South Korea, Paik moved to the United States in 1969 to work as a research pathologist at the University of Wisconsin's Primate Research Center in Madison, Wisconsin.

Seoul

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Upon completing his PhD in animal pathology at National University of Seoul, South Korea, Paik moved to the United States in 1969 to work as a research pathologist at the University of Wisconsin's Primate Research Center in Madison, Wisconsin.

South Korea

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Upon completing his PhD in animal pathology at National University of Seoul, South Korea, Paik moved to the United States in 1969 to work as a research pathologist at the University of Wisconsin's Primate Research Center in Madison, Wisconsin.

Pathology

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Upon completing his PhD in animal pathology at National University of Seoul, South Korea, Paik moved to the United States in 1969 to work as a research pathologist at the University of Wisconsin's Primate Research Center in Madison, Wisconsin.

University of Wisconsin–Madison

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Upon completing his PhD in animal pathology at National University of Seoul, South Korea, Paik moved to the United States in 1969 to work as a research pathologist at the University of Wisconsin's Primate Research Center in Madison, Wisconsin.

Madison, Wisconsin

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Upon completing his PhD in animal pathology at National University of Seoul, South Korea, Paik moved to the United States in 1969 to work as a research pathologist at the University of Wisconsin's Primate Research Center in Madison, Wisconsin. In 1977, Paik purchased a former elementary school(Sunnyside Elementary) building in Madison and converted it to a unique training facility consisting of three gymnasiums and numerous live-in dormitories for serious students and staff.

Dormitory

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In 1977, Paik purchased a former elementary school(Sunnyside Elementary) building in Madison and converted it to a unique training facility consisting of three gymnasiums and numerous live-in dormitories for serious students and staff.

World Taekwondo

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Paik also maintained a relationship with the World Taekwondo Federation since its inception in 1973,.

USA Taekwondo

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He was selected to host the 1990 USA Taekwondo National Championships - the initial U.S. qualifying event for the 1992 Summer Olympic Games in Barcelona.

1992 Summer Olympics

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He was selected to host the 1990 USA Taekwondo National Championships - the initial U.S. qualifying event for the 1992 Summer Olympic Games in Barcelona.

Olympic Games

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This was the second Olympic games to include Taekwondo as a demonstrator sport.

Taekwondo

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This was the second Olympic games to include Taekwondo as a demonstrator sport.