In the 1980's, Grandmaster Kim's influence continues to grow as satellite schools are established in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. Kim School Black Belts will also teach in Kenya, East Africa and Volos, Greece.
In 1984, Grandmaster Kim establishes The International
Black Belt Association
On June 28,1982 Grandmaster Kim received this Letter of Commendation from the Korea Tae Kwon Do Moo Duk Hoe Association for great achievement in the advancement and spread of Tae Kwon Do and for exemplary conduct that enhanced the morale of Tae Kwon Do. It was signed by Chong Soo Hong
"Best Master Instructor"
Presented by Un Yong Kim President
The World Taekwondo Federation