교사  gyosa  -  Sr. Instructor  

Mrs. luann eisenhart (with sgm brenda sell)

2nd Degree black belt

discipline & confidence

Welcome!

 

For those who know the value of education from certified experts

We are here in southwest Michigan to bring the most authentic and accurate training in the korean martial art of taekwondo to dedicated and serious students.  separate classes daily Open to men, women, families, and children age 5 and up.  all of our instructors are nationally certified with mandatory background checks. 


our program offers affordable rates with

no contracts, no color belt test fees, and no hidden fees.  we offer the highest level of quality instruction through the United States Chung do kwan association, whose slogan is


"the best of the best!"

 

교사  gyosa  -  Instructor  

Mr. Justin eisenhart

2nd Degree black belt

조교  Jogyo  -  Associate Instructor  

Miss Connie Cripps

1st Degree black belt

Our Staff of certified instructors


Health & fitness

Martial Art  

self defense

benefits of training

phone:(269) 465-9880      address:9880 maple st., Bridgman, mi 49106      email:blueknighttkd@hotmail.com

사범  sabeom  -  Owner / senior Master

Associate GrandMaster  Darwin j. eisenhart

7th Degree black belt

We are steadily growing with new students 

~ catch the wave of chung do kwan! ~

thousands of years in the making, korean martial art combined all commonly known methods of striking with hands and feet, throwing techniques, and grappling skills (wrestling & ground-fighting).  modern martial art in south korea was founded in 1944 by great-grandmaster won-kuk lee, and was called "chung do kwan" - school of the blue wave. 


the united states chung do kwan association (uscdka) was founded in trenton, Michigan in 1967 by Sr. Grandmaster Edward B. Sell, who became a "living legend" as the highest ranked non-Asian in the world, earning a 9th Degree black belt from the kukkiwon (world taekwondo headquartes in seoul, south Korea). 


in 2013, sr. grandmaster edward Sell's wife, grandmaster brenda sell was appointed president of the uscdka.  As a kukkiwon and world chung do kwan 9th degree, sr. grandmaster brenda j. sell is the highest ranked non-asian female in the world, and the first female chung do kwan 9th degree.


Blue Knight taekwondo in bridgman, Michigan was founded in 1978 by chief instructor Darwin j. Eisenhart (then a 1st degree Black Belt) at the age of 18.  Advancing to 2nd degree (1979), 3rd degree (1981), mr. Eisenhart became a 4th degre, master instructor in 1984.  He earned his 5th degree in 1994, and was again promoted to 6th degree in 2005.  in 2011, sr. grandmaster Edward sell promoted senior master eisenhart to 7th degree black belt, at which time Blue Knight Taekwondo moved into its current location at 9880 maple st.














SR. GRANDMASTER EDWARD SELL PASSED AWAY IN 2014, AND WAS POSTHUMOUSLY AWARDED THE KUKKIWON 10TH DEGREE BLACK BELT, AND HONORED WITH A PLAQUE IN THE TAEKWONDO PARK IN SOUTH KOREA.


blue knight taekwondo in bridman, mi, is the areas only full-time, authentically certified school of taekwondo chung do kwan as an official chartered branch of the uscdka, and direct lineage of the original korean school of chung do Kwan founded in seoul, South Korea in 1944.  as of 2020, Associate grandmaster eisenhart celebrates 55 years studying the martial art, including 42 years as an instructor of Korean taekwondo.