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Grandmaster Darryl D. Khalid began his martial arts
training in Korea in 1970, while stationed at Osan Air Force Base.
His instructor was Master Chun Sik Kim.
Khalid has served as the Defense Tactical Coordinator for Glendale
Community College Police Reserve Academy, which serves the west side of
Maricopa County in the State of Arizona.
In 1987 he received the Master of the Year award from the World Tang Soo
Do Association (WTSDA). In 1988 Master Khalid traveled with Grand Master
Jae Chul Shin to China where they placed the first non-Chinese monument
at the Shaolin Temple. In 1990 he became the chairperson of the self
defense committee for the WTSDA developing new techniques for instructor
As an ambassador of the WTSDA he was also sent to Magdan, Russia on a
diplomatic tour, where he introduced Tang Soo Do to local police and
schools from Kindergarten through 12th grade.
of 1997 he formed his own organization, the
Universal Tang Soo Do Alliance and currently serves as its president. He also operates
Khalid's Martial Arts in Glendale, Arizona. Grandmaster Khalid was inducted into the World Black Belt Hall
or Fame in 2010.
In March 2014, Grandmaster
Khalid was awarded his 9th Dan by his instructor Grandmaster Andy Ah Po.