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When the Game Stands Tall 09/08/2019

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This  is a movie I saw a while back.  It is still a favorite that is timeless.  I can easily sit, watch and completely enjoy with this family and friends. Try it.

Great Grandmaster Tae yun Kim teaches that there are many messages contained within movies, messages that may not be quite obvious, but very powerful. Also, Great Grandmaster Tae Yun Kim has said that when you want to know what is going on in the world, look at the current movies.  Even the most fantastical movies have messages about what people are thinking about, what people are doing and what is coming for the future.

Great values of courage, love, honor, great action, and history are essential ingredients.
One  great movie I have seen, that I would like to share in this blog is called “When The Game Stands Tall”.  Its about a local football team in the San Francisco Bay Area. This movie is from the beginning to end a great movie. This movie is a 4 Kicker(««««)! It’s good for all ages.   12years and older is the recommended age group.
This movie tells the journey of legendary football coach Bob Ladouceur, who took the De La Salle High School Spartans from obscurity to a 151-game winning streak that shattered all records for any American sport. The winning streak spanned an amazing 11 years. Just think of the work and consistency required by the coach and individual team members.
Remember, every year the players changed due to graduation. What makes this a good movie is its depiction of the behind the scenes work and training that was necessary to prepare to win on a consistent basis. We see the effort to practice hard and practice consistently, not only physically, but mentally and spiritually as well. These are the same principles that are emphasized every day at Jung SuWon!
In the movie, the winning streak ends just as the upcoming seniors start showing early seeds of overconfidence and laziness.
The coach goes through challenges, ups and downs. It is up to the students to decide what is most important for them. (I don’t want to spoil the movie ending, so make sure to see it for yourself!)  I high recommend this for everyone!
All the ingredients of living a “Tall Life” are present and taught here at Jung SuWon! Remember, He Can She Can Do Why Not Me!

To read more inspiring articles:  Creations Magazine and Silicon Valley Talk

Upcoming movie Review:   Shaw and Hobbs!

I am indeed Blessed and So is Everyone I know- I am incredibly Thankful 08/08/2012

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I am indeed Blessed. I get a reminder each day, and each breath. No matter, what daily frustrations I encounter, I find that I immediately encounter a personal blessing.
First, I have some great friends and family at work/everywhere. Second, I consider my life to indeed be rich in happiness. I easily reach out for help. That is incredible in these trying times. We are in some fantasticly times which truly test the human spirit. No matter how prepared or resilent we think we are, today challenges can completely break us all. Now I as get older I really see how blessed I am. Secondly I see that I have for the last 20years focused on making the connection of body, Mind, and Spirit. I have endeavored to practice each day. Like the Olympic Athletes, I find that I am can easily navigate thru these challenges times. I still feel excitement and vigor of 30 year old. I am still grasp for challenges. I am not distressed by uncertainty of the times.
I owe a lot to some very masterful people who have mastered the Art of living life its fullest inspite the current circumstance. That is another incredible gift and blessing in my life–Dr. Tae Yun Kim. Each time I meet Dr. Tae Yun Kim, I am aware that it a special moment to meet someone I consider an Angel–an Envoy for God, A gift. I have been so inspired be the best in some many ways. I would not be such great shape mentally,physically or spiritually had I not startied and continued to trained over the last 20 years in martial Arts. In this case the Martial Art encompasses the Art of Living–Work, Body, Mind, and Spirit. At the time prior to training, I personally had decide that I wanted to become a Master. I had no clue that I would actually have the opportunity to actually do it. God is amazing. How could I encounted in life path the best teacher, friend, best Martial Artist, right here in my local city, The odds are incredible for this miracle and blessing.

 

References:

http://www.squidoo.com/grandmaster-tae-yun-kim

http://www.skopem.com/business-reviews/sports/dr-tae-yun-kim-jung-suwon-martial-arts-academy-review/

http://www.facebook.com/public/TaeyunKim

http://www.lacancha.com/tkd2009.html

http://www.myspace.com/taeyunkim

http://www.linkedin.com/pub/dir/Tae+Yun/Kim

http://www.ssalton.wordpress.com

http://www.my.opera.com/taeyunkim/about

http://world.einnews.com/pr_news/61471026/dr-tae-yun-kim-holds-fundraiser-for-save-the-children-s-emergency-relief-fund

This is a time celebrate the Birth of nation–Roots and foundation–I now fear we have some cracks in the foundation. 07/07/2012

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For this month of July, I am doing a lot of thinking about the birth of nation.  We  have founded and based this collection of states and people on  some sound very fundamental principles and values which are in truth very spiritually based.   We first recognized  and encouraged the some very basic  rights and freedoms.  We encouraged expression of free will, thoughts, and actions which do not encumber your fellow citizens.  We strictly limit government’s power to limit our expressions and the content our expressions.  Even if very much disagreed with the intent and content  of those actions, we still can express and coexist.    So, I can call you a liar,  and not be put in Jail. 

We have established a republic that until now has withstood some serious challenges by some very formable and well intentioned people.   This time we have encountered someone who really does not care to maintain our treasure  roots.   Our very foundation is being uprooted in front of our eyes.  We are unwittingly  have allowed  this and are passively assisting in this distruction.   I am deeply angered and saddened. We may not be able to recover if this continues.   I pray we wake up!!!

 

Other references:

http://www.taeyunkim.businesscard2.com

http://www.squidoo.com/grandmaster-tae-yun-kim

http://www.skopem.com/business-reviews/sports/dr-tae-yun-kim-jung-suwon-martial-arts-academy-review/

http://www.facebook.com/public/TaeyunKim

http://www.lacancha.com/tkd2009.html

http://www.myspace.com/taeyunkim

http://www.linkedin.com/pub/dir/Tae+Yun/Kim

Discovering our Greatness–Being Thankful–Freedom–America is Great!!! 07/01/2012

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I am currently due this time of year really thinking about our country, our people,my family, and myself.  Those are the things that matter to me.  From my family and friends I get to see up close, front and center the results my life.   I see the quality of people surrounding me.  I see and feel the care, love from those near me.   At work a I see results of my work and other around me.  I have so much to be thankful for.   I really have some great people within my family, and at work.   There is laughter, joy, focus, appreciation, love, purpose and the great values that matter in my life.  There is respect.  There are personal heroes within my family.  I have some incredible mentors and friends.  We all love our family, and country.  We all love life and who we are.  We all respect each other opinions. 

What a life!!!

I have family and friend everywhere.   I just keep adding to it.

So, here goes.

In South Carolina where, I grew up.  I have my Mother, Carrie Sojourner who is a great loving, caring, and successful Mom.  She’s a great example of how to live a full and complete American life.  She’d be great in any century,place or planet.   Each of my brothers and sisters have that love of life, and love of God. 

Here, in California, I have added to my family some friends, mentors who take family to a different level.  I have chosen to work at great company that produces some great products which really enhances peoples lives.   We really have an affect on quality and joy of the world around us.   I also in my spare time, daily life get to train and maintain by body, mind, and spirit as Martial Artist.   Actually I do this 24/7.  Remember the line in most Recent Karate Kid.  Martial Arts is everything. I use it every moment.   I also get to help other learn and grow.   I of course am still energized and growing always. 

 I am thankful to have a most incredibleMaster–Great Grandmaster Dr. Tae Yun Kim.  Before my Mother, I’d never met another person  whose is so selfless.  Dr. Tae Yun Kim exceed any expectations, measurement, or metrics.  Prepare to part in wonder.   Dr. Tae Yun Kim lives to help others discover the greatness within themselves.  Left to ourselves we place limits and restrictions on lives and successes.   We limit our freedom and successes.   We refuse to celebrate.  Prepare in any interaction to live with a more expanded future version of yourself.  

What a Life!!!  Only in America!!  He Can Do!  She Can Do ! Why Not Me !

 

Other references:

http://www.taeyunkim.businesscard2.com

http://www.squidoo.com/grandmaster-tae-yun-kim

http://www.skopem.com/business-reviews/sports/dr-tae-yun-kim-jung-suwon-martial-arts-academy-review/

http://www.facebook.com/public/TaeyunKim

http://www.lacancha.com/tkd2009.html

http://www.myspace.com/taeyunkim

http://www.linkedin.com/pub/dir/Tae+Yun/Kim

Let’s Celebrate again what we have–Our Nation, Our home, Our Family 07/01/2012

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As we approach another 4 of July, 2012 I am reminded very much of a guiding principle of America and the World.—Freedom!!!  I would also term this as Free Will and the expression of that.   We have so much freedom that we don’t treasure it or utilize what we have.   We don’t protect it.

We do the same thing with our time and energy.  I am fortunate to know someone who is constantly reminding me and others to the treasure, honor and utilize each moment.   So, Dr. Tae Yun Kim of whom I speak,  has for her entire life emphasized the daily and moment to moment practice of “Taking Charge of your life”  and to ” Celebrate Every Living Breathe”.

This take special meaning to me as we approach another Celebration of our nation’s Birth.   We have a responsibility to insure that we maintain what our forefathers, Parent and the Our Father in Heaven has blessed us with.  As I grow older each day I realize more and more what we actually have.  As I am around Dr. Tae Yun Kim, realize at each level, nationally, locally, with my circle of friends and family I have so much to be thankful for.   I have so much to fight for.   So, we really are always in a battle to keep and enhance what we have.   It is we the lowest Common denominator, individual people who can make the best impact in our lives each moment.  It is I  ,the individual person who can make the greatest positve impact on my community, and daily lives.

Dr.  Tae Yun Kim, I have noticed her whole life has always celebrated and honored her family, forefather, and each of the countries she has lived in.   At her Martial Arts  school we always honor the our country the USA, Korea, the world in general, and of course God in whom we trust!!!  Flags from the USA and Korea are present in each environment for

What a living Example!!

 

Celebrate Every Breath, as If it were you Last–Always follow your Dream like Dr. Tae Yun Kim 06/08/2012

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I live life wherein, I get to see the many miracles of life that happen. I first work here in Silicon Valley in California, USA a hotbed on tremendously creative people, industrous, free spirited individual.  We all strive to  create solutions.    I work at such a company that follows in that American tradition.  Here in Silicon Valley you must not have  just great idea, you must also have a great follow thru, great passion,  great vision.   Like many visionariy before her here in the valley Steve Jobs, David Packard,   Hewlett, Moore, Sanders,   we are led by Dr. Tae Yun Kim,who had vision of starting a Computer company in  America.   Dr.Tae Yun Kim started in Vermont first. After a visit to California, Dr. Kim decided to come to California.  Here Dr. Kim continued here Martial Arts School and continued developing the computer company.   Yes did say  Martial Arts school!   At the time in 1982 Dr. Kim was already at very young age a Grandmaster in the Art of Jung Su Won.  The fervor, passion, focus, discipline, traditional spirit of Body Mind, and Spirit of One was translated and demostrated by Dr. Kim into the  reality of  Computer .Company.  

Since Dr. Tae Yun Kim, was not trained in computer like the typical software or hardware Engineer,  this leap into the high tech world of computer really was/is a true American story of following and implementing a  vision.   Dr. Kim, who  came to America speaking very little English has

Battleship and Snow White movies—Excellent Warrior movies!!! 06/04/2012

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I  saw Batteship for the second time because I was so impressed and attracted to it theme, story, character and action.    Sometimes you see a movies that are so inspiring and purposeful content full.    The values, and life lessons displayed can really be used in life.   There are so many good stories being told in this story.   I really applaud Hollywood for finally providing some really good movies that build character of the movie goers and actually respect the intelligent of us all.   Its a movie that make you proud to me an American.  We are a truly blessed country. 

Hopper the main character, is typical of the current generation and generations of the past.  Early on in life we are floundering with lack of purpose , directionless, fun seeking and reckless.   Yet, there are friends and family who don’t give up on you until you finally discover the spark.   That spark ignites the desire and passion to acheive.  Fortunately for Hopper his brother provided that support and passion.  The final push was  a crisis– Alien invasion which provided the stage for him to show his true self.

Those life crisis if you are ready, provide the push for us all the time in live if we are aware and ready.    Many times we  ignore, we don’t step up or we freeze with  inaction.  

Snow White and the Huntsman, is also a great inspirational movies.    Its main character  Snow White, protrays a strong warrior character at end of movie.  At the beginnng, she is a small child, princess with complete innocence.  She hasna pure heart.    She is close to nature.   Her life changes quickly to chaos when a mother dies.   This is followed by the murder of her father by his new bride.   Snow is imprisoned until she escapes.   The story is well told and produced.

Three Jung SuWon Warriors AKA Cowboys Tested for their Black Belts at Instructor level–Each Warrior is older than 60!!! 05/26/2012

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I had the privilegde of seeing and witnessing a truly phenomonal event.   I saw 3 fellows Warriors test for there next  Blackbelt instructor level.   The next level from this is Master instructor.  Each Warrior is at least 60.    Harrison People, 72,  Bert McMahon, 62, and Greg Dumas,62 all tested.   This was very exciting and powerful experience.   Each showed heart, flexibility, power, endurance, creativity, inspiration, speed and grace expected of  men decades younger.   The years of training obviously has made them more incrediblyt youthful.   They have found the fountain of Youth  to hold back time…. Jung SuWon Martial Arts.   Each of the has great inspirational life story.  Each is from very unique American background. 

Harrision Peoples, has lived the American experience fully.  He served honorably(many, many Thanks!!) in the U.S. Military for more than 20 years.  He received two purple hearts.  He was member of U.S. Army, later the Green Beret.   He continued after the miltary as an exectutive in private industry her in the Silicon Valley.  He still trains daily, still is active in the business world, and his local community.   He is a incredible individual whose main passion is giving and  helping others unconditionally!

Bert MaMahon, is a great example of  the Silicon Valley person.  He has been involved in recent technology communication boom of the last 20 years.  First worked with the Palm pilot and later the Palm phone as it transformed communications around the world.    With all the travel, he has managed to continue to train and  to utilize the Art of Jnng SuWon in his daily work and personal life over the years.

Greg Dumas, is great example of typical  Silicon Valley Engineer of the 80s and 90s.  He too was greatly involved in the communications boom of the 80s and 90s.   He worked with Rolm and later IBM during the timeframe when the PBX phone systems were dominant.  He garnered many patents in this time.   He continues now to work in the next boom– the energy field.  Ironically he was training in parallel with the greatest spiritual Energy Master, Dr. Tae Yun Kim to grow at the spiritual level.  He is a kind of superhero who by day help others companies lilke  manage their personal energy.

So, I am  personally am inspired and honored!!!  I really Thank each of you demonstrating  how to live a life to its fullest   JungSu!!!!

Movie Review: SAFE with Jason Statham is good and solid movie.–Recommended by Dr. Tae Yun Kim 04/29/2012

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This is a typical Statham action movie.   The action is carried very by the Statham and his supporting cast.   Statham, is great at mixing the high respect  to  Great Grandmaster Tae Yun Kim and fast paced actons.  Statham strives to rescue Mai the numbers human  book.  

This is defintely a movie to see.  
Other References:http://jungsuwon.wordpress.com/,http://www.ssalton.wordpress.com;

Two Recent events highlight, good energy versus Bad energy–Two U.S. Airlines personnel go beserk!! 04/22/2012

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Times we are  in; What is happening??

 

On Airlines we had some recent events which really causes me to pause.   I pause because, I am a student of Dr. Tae Yun Kim.   She is very special person, as you can  see from some  the references noted below.  Dr. Tae Yun Kim’s most noted specialty is energy.   She has talked about it , demonstrated and taught about all aspect of energy.  Many times she has said in the past that certain times are bad energy periods versus good energy times.   With these warnings, I have proceeded to go about my daily life carefully because people actions during the bad energy periods is very dangerous and unpredictable.  Now in these times economic and political chaos, people and events are even most dangerous.

So, I was still surprised to hear and see the following event a few weeks ago.   First, a flight a attendant on national U.S. airline, went bezerk in the aisle of a airline flight.  She starting talking about be possessed.    A priest on the flight proceeded to perform an exorcism.    These  ceremonies are almost never public events.  

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rIwZ8qBt_7E&feature=endscreen&NR=1

Next, on different airline, a pilot, left cockpit a start walking the passenger aisle talking about terrorists.   He tried to reenter the cockpit but was denied access.  He was subdued and taken away after the flight was landed by the  co-pilot.  Earlier in the day this pilot had missed the pre-flight meeting.  Nothing hinted that he would later have this mid-flight meltdown.    Had he been at the control, we’d be discussing something quite different. 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ob7lDfdRA8c

These events made recognize how fortunate I am  recognize situations and appropriately manage my life around  these perilous times.  I am indeed blessed.  I really thank God for everything.  I am blessed to know someone as special as Dr. Tae Yun Kim.

Other References:

http://www.jungsuwon.wordpress.com, http://www.skopem.com/business-reviews/sports/dr-tae-yun-kim-jung-suwon-martial-arts-academy-review/

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/grandmaster-tae-yun-kim-announces-recent-jung-suwon-testing-results-139873713.html

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2541369/

http://www.amazon.com/s?ie=UTF8&keywords=Kim%2C%20Tae%2C%20Yun&rh=i%3Aaps%2Ck%3AKim%5Cc%20Tae%5Cc%20Yun&page=1

http://www.flickr.com/people/taeyunkim/

http://www.skopem.com/business-reviews/sports/dr-tae-yun-kim-jung-suwon-martial-arts-academy-review/