Taekwondo Hall of Fame® Ceremony 2017
GM Robert Dunn
Country : USA
OUTSTANDING PIONEER TAEKWON-DO INSTRUCTOR
BIO OF GRANDMASTER ROBERT DUNN
- Grandmaster Robert Dunn started his Martial Arts training in 1962, where Grandmaster Parker
Shelton once owned a School in North Carolina.
- In 1969, Grandmaster Robert Dunn was introduced to Grandmaster Kong Young Il a Pioneer in
the Art of Taekwon-Do and started his training in Taekwon-Do under the direction of
Grandmaster Kong Young Il.
- In 1970, Grandmaster Robert Dunn opened his first Taekwon-Do school
- In 1977, Grandmaster Robert Dunn met Grandmaster Ahn Eung Choon and started training
- In 1987, Grandmaster Ahn Eung Choon certified Grandmaster Robert Dunn as an International
- In 1988, Grandmaster Robert Dunn was inducted into the International Karate Hall of Fame by
Dan Soward, the president of the International Karate Hall of Fame in Las Vegas, Nevada.
- 1989, Grandmaster Robert Dunn was contracted to teach the Art of Taekwon-Do to Peruvian
troops in Lima, Peru.
- Grandmaster Robert Dunn competed in Regional and National level tournaments during the
late 1960’s and early 1970’s.
- Grandmaster Robert Dunn has competed with and trained and received seminars from many
of the pioneers in the Martial Arts.
- 2009, on February 21st Grandmaster Robert Dunn was promoted to Grandmaster 9th. Dan
Black Belt by Grandmaster Eung Choon Ahn in Macon, Georgia
- 2013, Grandmaster Robert Dunn was inducted into the Black Belt Karate Hall of Fame by Jeff
Helaney the president of the Black Belt Hall of Fame in Omaha, Nebraska
- 2013, Grandmaster Robert Dunn establishes a European International Headquarters in the
- 2013, Grandmaster Robert Dunn establishes a Caribbean International Headquarters in Cabo
Rojo, Puerto Rico.
- 2014, Grandmaster Robert Dunn establishes a Israeli International Headquarters in
- 2014, Grandmaster Robert Dunn has now established International JTF schools in a number of
countries around the world
- 2014, Grandmaster Robert Dunn is Recognized by the Black Belt Hall of Fame and Awarded
the Pioneer & Legends Award from Grandmaster Jeff Helaney.
- 2017, Grandmaster Robert Dunn is Inducted into the Official Taekwon-Do Hall of Fame and
Recognized as a Pioneer of Taekwon-Do in the New York City Ceremony.
- 2018, Grandmaster Robert Dunn travels to Southeast Asia to train Black Belts in the Philippines
and train with Grandmaster Kong Young Il in Vietnam.
- 2018, Grandmaster Robert Dunn is appointed as Secretary General of the Young Brothers
Taekwon-Do International (YBTI) by Grandmaster Kong Young IL – International Headquarters
in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
- 2018, Grandmaster Robert Dunn was inducted into the 2018 “Who’s Who” in Martial Arts in a
ceremony in Washington, DC.
- 2019, Grandmaster Robert Dunn was selected to be inducted into the “The Book of
Grandmasters”, sanctioned by the United States National Grandmasters Federation.
- 2019, Grandmaster Robert Dunn was Honored in the 2019 “Who’s Who” in Martial Arts in a
ceremony in Las Vegas, Nevada.
- 2019, Grandmaster Robert Dunn attends the Taekwon-Do Hall of Fame Ceremonies in
Bangkok, Thailand with 4 of his students that have become Grandmasters for their Induction.
- 2020 Grandmaster Robert Dunn was inducted into the General hoi Hong Hi – Hall of Honors
for “Outstanding Grandmaster” hosted by Grandmaster Jamie Moore in Queensland, Australia.