Staff

Sabom nim (Grandmaster) In W. Kim

Grandmaster In Wan Kim was an Authentic Martial Artist; he had over 40 years in comprehensive Martial Arts, such as Tae Kwon Do, Hap Ki Do, Gumdo, Tai Chi, Ju Do, Jiu-Jitsu, Karate, and many others. After years of experience, studying, training, and teaching he has designed his academy to be the pinnacle of the Martial Arts experience. He has left a legacy of discipline, honor, work ethic, humility, community, and traditions. His teaching style will remain as our template.

Mr. John Berrie (Lead Instructor)

Mr. Berrie studied Computer Science at the University of Cincinnati and Software Engineering at Regis University. He served in the Army for 23 years and is currently working as a Data Scientist/Software Engineer at Leidos, Inc. He has trained in Tae Kwon Do for many years and earned his Black Belt in Korea in 1993. He joined IWKMA in 2007 and has practiced Tae Kwon Do, Hapkido, and Gumdo. He has earned 4th Degree Black Belts in Tae Kwon Do and Hapkido as well as Instructor Certification under Sabom nim In W. Kim.

Mr. Peter Mowitt (Lead Instructor)

Mr. Mowitt is a Bachelors graduate from the University of Florida and a retired company officer from a local fortune 500 company. He has spent 20 years studying martial arts training in Tae Kwon Do and Hapkido. Since 2011 he was under the specific training of Grandmaster In Wan Kim. He is currently a 3rd dan black belt in Tae Kwon Do and a 4th dan black belt in Hapkido and received Instructor Certification under Grandmaster Kim.

Mr. Rashid Wilson (Senior Instructor)

Mr. Wilson studied Computer Science and received his Bachelor’s degree from USF, and currently works full time in backend web development. He has trained under Sabom Nim In W. Kim since 2007, achieving his 1st dan black belt in 2012 in Tae Kwon Do and his 2nd dan in 2014. He also trains in Gumdo and Hapkido.

Mr. Damon Diaz (Assistant Instructor)

Mr. Diaz is currently enrolled at USF studying in the Health Sciences. Mr. Diaz Started training/working at IWKMA in 2014 and achieved his
Deputy Black belt in 2021 from Sabom Nim In Wan Kim.


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