Grandmaster Y.K. Kim is a modern philosopher, and the chairman and founder of Martial Arts World: The home of life champions. There is no one quite like Y.K. Kim. People call him crazy, a big liar, a con artist, and a genius. He is proud that people call him these things because he works like crazy to transform our society one life at a time. He wants to revolutionize YOUR life and change the world with the The 5 Pillars of True Success.
A native of Seoul, Korea, Y.K. Kim serves as a living testament that the American dream is alive and kicking. He left his homeland in 1976 to come to the US, with only his black belt and a heart full of hope. Homeless and without a green card, but imbued with a pioneer spirit, he worked hard, shedding blood, sweat, and tears to overcome cultural shock, financial difficulties, and a language barrier in order to achieve the American dream. He has reached a rare level of success that includes:
Author of Winning is a Choice, Success in Martial Arts Business, Tae Kwon Do, Health is the Foundation of Success, Tae Kwon Do World, 6 Martial Arts World books, Join the Millionaire Club, US National Exercise, and The 5 Pillars of True Success.
Motivational speaker on topics such as: Leadership, motivation, success, and “The 5 Pillars of True Success.”
Producer, writer, director, and star of the action movie epic Miami Connection.
Publisher and editor-in-chief of Martial Arts World magazine.
The proclamation of Y.K. Kim Day in Central Florida and the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Hall of fame inductee into the Grandmasters Society.
Chairman of a consulting company that specializes in marketing, seminars, and software.
Grandmaster Y.K. Kim’s next goal is to build a four-year Martial Arts University in order to provide future leaders for the world. He wants to extend Martial Arts World to every corner of the earth. His goal is to have over 100 million members worldwide and an over $100 billion organization. He has a strong burning desire to spread The 5 Pillars of True Success and make the world a better place to live.
Instructor Kelcie Smith leads an extremely talented group of instructors and black belts to bring you the pinnacle of the modern martial arts curriculum and training. Get started now and find out how you can be healthier, happier, AND more successful through Martial Arts World of Hopewell training!
Martial Arts World of Hopewell is an institution of self-improvement and the home of champions. You and your family are in good, caring hands with the Martial Arts World of Hopewell team.
With their focus on creating a POSITIVE, safe, injury-free training environment, Martial Arts World of Hopewell has earned the reputation in Hopewell, of being the top modern martial arts school and character development center in the area.
Although some people think the martial arts are about just fighting, our program is so much more.
When you train in our modern martial arts classes, you take advantage of the best self-improvement system in the world.
Through the practice of physical self-defense skills, you will follow a blueprint for a successful life based on discipline, focus, and perseverance.
You will experience the satisfaction that comes not from winning over others, but from winning over yourself as you become stronger, healthier, and happier than you have ever been in your life.
Martial Arts World is the home of life champions. It is an institution of self-improvement. We practice action philosophy sincerely to improve ourselves.
Practicing martial arts without philosophy is the same as street gang fighting — very animalistic; it develops a poor mindset and promotes violence, which pollutes our society. Therefore, we emphasize the wise practice of action philosophy.
By practicing martial arts with philosophy, you will develop a successful mindset and you can maximize your potential. You will be healthier, wiser, more confident, wealthier, and happier.
What is action philosophy? Putting philosophy into action. Martial Arts World philosophy is The 5 Pillars of True Success, which are the foundation of a truly successful life based on the natural principles of Harmony and Balance. The 5 Pillars of True Success are:
The 5 Pillars of True Success bring harmony and balance into your life to create a successful future.
We also practice The 5 Powers of Self-Defense. Many people have painful lives because they don’t know how to defend themselves from the 5 major life-threatening attacks. Therefore, we practice physical, mental, moral, financial, and life self-defense.
The 5 Powers of Self-Defense will give you confidence and personal freedom.
If you have ordinary habits, you will be ordinary; if you have successful habits, you will be successful.
If you don’t develop The 5 Pillars of True Success and The 5 Powers of Self-defense as habits, you will get only temporary benefits, so we practice The Top 10 Successful Habits:
The Top 10 Successful Habits will empower you to create an amazing future. You will enjoy personal, social, and professional success for the rest of your life.
The best part of the Martial Arts World curriculum is that it is never too early or too late to practice, regardless of age or gender. It is fun, exciting, meaningful, and beneficial to all.
The Martial Arts World action philosophy will help you break free to a new you. You will revolutionize your life, transform our society, and together we can change the world to make it a better place to live.