Grandmaster Tae Sun Kang has over 40 years of training in taekwondo, the Korean art of self-defense. Taught by his father, also a grandmaster, Kang has trained more than 14,000 students around the world. In 2007, he was awarded the ranking of Ninth Dan Black Belt.
Grandmaster Kang and his staff have dedicated their lives to teaching taekwondo. He takes students of all ages, from small kids to investment bankers, in his classes. This is a portrait of his studio in Tribeca, in New York City.
Find out more at http://www.tkangtkd.com
Music: Fantasia in Dm, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Shot and directed by Colin Archdeacon. Produced by Kabir Chibber for http://www.journal.is