Grand Master Jin S. Shim

General Information

  • Over 40 years of experience in Tae Kwon Do

  • 8th Dan Black Belt approved by Kukkiwon

  • 2006 U.S.A. National Team Head Coach

  • 2012 U.S.A. National Team Leader

  • International Master (W.T.F.)

  • International Referee Certificate (World Taekwondo Federation)

  • Presidential Sports Award from George W. Bush (2001)

  • Presidential Physical Fitness Award from Barack Obama (2011)

  • Presidential Champion Award From Barack Obama (2011)

  • World Taekwondo Federation Citation (2001/2007/2011)

  • Pan American Union Citation (1998)

  • Bay Area Open Taekwondo Championship Tournament  Director

  • California Untied Taekwondo Association (C.U.T.A)  Vice President

Grand Master Jin S. Shim

Professional Experience

Master/Owner

U.S Taekwondo Academy Sunnyvale, CA / 1995-Present

  • Teach physical and mental aspects of Taekwondo in junction with putting together demonstration exhibits

Physical Education Instructor

Silicon Valley Korean School Cupertino, CA / 1995-Present

  • Develop and train Taekwondo martial art skills in a fitness venue

Physical Education Taekwondo Instructor

Evergreen College San Jose, CA / 2005-2009

  • Taught college students physical and mental aspects of Taekwondo in junction with putting together demonstration exhibits

Head Instructor

Sports Mission Academy  Cupertino, CA / 1990-1994

  • Taught college students physical and mental aspects of Taekwondo. in junction with putting together demonstration exhibits

Taekwondo Instructor

Korean Reformatory  Seoul, Korea  / 1988-1989

  • Taught Taekwondo to youthful offenders ages 18 and under

      Korea National Taekwondo Demonstration Team Member (W.S.M)       / 1987-1989

  • Toured in the U.S, Korea, Japan, and Canada for a demonstration for the Drug Abuse Resistance Education Program from 1987 to 1989

  • Demonstrated at Pan American Taekwondo Exhibition Game in 1987(Televised by 38 countries in the world)

  • Demonstrated in the U.S, which was requested by the U.S Taekwondo Association in 1987

  • Demonstrated for the Japanese Taekwondo Association in 1987 and 1988

  • Demonstrated at the 1988 Olympics Game

  • Demonstrated in the Bill Ingram Mission Center in Chicago

  • Demonstrated for Hawaii Taekwondo Exhibition in 1987 and 1988

  • Demonstrated for the U.S Olympic Taekwondo Center in Colorado Springs in 1989

  • Demonstrated for the Taekwondo Exhibition Game at Madison Square Garden, New York in 1989

  • Demonstrated in ABC School District in Los Angeles to prevent drug usage

  • Demonstrated over 250 times at an assembly in the U.S, Korea, Canada, and Japan

Head Instructor

Korean Army  Seoul, Korea / 1985-1987

  • Teach physical and mental aspects of Taekwondo for Korean Army

Head Instructor

Han Sung High School  Seoul, Korea / 1983-1985

  • Coached for Taekwondo team

  • Developed curriculum to bring out the best talents to participate in National tournaments, competitions, and championships

  • Taught physical and mental aspects of Taekwondo

  • Prepared students to compete in national competitions and tournaments

Get in Touch

U.S. Tae Kwon Do Academy

Email. ustkda@gmail.com

Phone. 408-739-5511

Master Alice Pak. 408-497-5656

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