Grandmaster Brian K.H. Jo

Grandmaster Brian Kwanhyoung Jo

President, Dragon Yong-in Martial Arts Association

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A Graduate of Yong-in University

Education & Experience:

  • 8th Degree Black Belt in Taekwondo – Kukkiwon
  • 6th Degree Black Belt in Hapkido – Korea Hapkido Federation
  • 4th Degree Black Belt in Haidong Gumdo – World Haidong Gumdo Federation
  • B.S. in Taekwondo – Yong-in University in South Korea (1993)
  • Certified Administrative Judge through the World Taekwondo Academy of Kukkiwon
  • Advisory Member of Kukkuiwon
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An Accomplished Martial Artist

Certifications & Licenses:

  • Licensed Master through Kukkiwon
  • Licensed Korea Hapkido Federation Master
  • Licensed World Haidong Gumdo Federation Master
  • Certified Physical Education Teacher in Korea
  • Certified Sports Therapist in Korea
  • Certified Yoga Instructor in Korea
Grandmaster Brian K.H. Jo with Purcellville Mayor

Grandmaster Jo (right) with Mayor Kwasi Fraser of the Town of Purcellville (left)

Awards/Commendations Presented via:

  • President/Founder of the World Tae Kwon Do Federation
  • President of Kukkiwon
  • President of Yong-in University
  • President of Pan American Tae Kwon Do Union
  • President of the Korea Tae Kwon Do Association
  • Physical Education General for the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games
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A Dedicated Teacher and Mentor

Achievement and Leadership:

  • Yong-in University’s Demonstration Team (1986-1988)
  • Military Police Officer and Trainer with the Busan Police Department in Korea (1988-1991)
  • Personal Security and Trainer for Korean Congress Members (1992-1993)
  • Winner of Numerous Korean National Championships

Professional History:

  • 1999: Founded Dragon Yong-in Martial Arts, Leesburg
  • 2006: Grand Opening of Dragon Yong-in Martial Arts, Ashburn
  • 2008: Grand Opening of Dragon Yong-in Martial Arts, Purcellville
  • 2010: Grand Opening of Dragon Yong-in Martial Arts, Brambleton
  • 2013: Grand Opening of Dragon Yong-in Martial Arts, Moorefield
  • 2013: Founded Shin Hwa, LLC
  • 2015: Grand Opening Dragon Yong-in Martial Arts, South Riding
  • 2015: Founded the D.Y.M.A. World Mission Institute (a Non-profit Organization)