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
    under him.
  • In 1987, Grandmaster Ahn Eung Choon certified Grandmaster Robert Dunn as an International
    Judge.
  • 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
    United Kingdom.
  • 2013, Grandmaster Robert Dunn establishes a Caribbean International Headquarters in Cabo
    Rojo, Puerto Rico.
  • 2014, Grandmaster Robert Dunn establishes a Israeli International Headquarters in
    Hoshmonaim, Israel.
  • 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.