SA BUM NIM
“Sa Bum Grady’s apprenticeship and experience under Grandmaster H.K. Lee has
made him one of the most knowledgeable and qualified Tae Kwon Do master
instructors in the country. Mr. Grady’s students can be confident that they are
receiving the finest instruction available.”
Tony Horkan, shown here at age 35, Tae Kwon Do Master Instructor, 5h Degree
“Sa Bum Grady gave my daughter and I our first Tae Kwon Do lesson. He made us
feel remarkably at ease and comfortable with Tae Kwon Do training. He has been
an inspirational instructor and an admirable leader. He is a significant
contributor to developing students to their maximum capability. It is clearly
his calling to be a Tae Kwon Do master instructor.”
J. Brian Clements, 30.
“My son and daughter originally began taking Tae Kwon Do from another master in
the Northern Virginia area. However, when the school was forced to close,
Grandmaster Lee agreed to take over the school and honor all the students’
contracts. I will never forget the first day when my children went to class
expecting to see their regular master and found that someone new had taken over.
That day, they met their new master and a wonderful instructor who made their
transition much easier. That master instructor was Sa Bum Grady.
“As the weeks passed and I watched them practice and I saw what wonderful
leadership Sa Bum Grady provided for Grandmaster Lee, I decided to join in their
“ We have all three of us been practicing for four years now, and I still see Sa
Bum Grady as that kind and friendly person I met four years ago. He is untiring
and generous with his time. Whenever a student needs help, no matter what level,
he is always there exhibiting his patience and understanding. Through his kind
and gentle nature, he serves as an example and inspiration to all those he
Cindy Winkler, shown with Eric, 17, and Amy, 13.
“Sa Bum Grady has been an inspiration to us. Tae Kwon-Do can really keep you
Mike Davis, 46, and son Matt, 15.
“While practicing at Eagle Tae Kwon Do Academy, Sa Bum Grady has worked my three
sons and me. He readily offers encouragement to all students. He instructs with
a sense of confidence that makes everyone try a little harder and still has the
patience to help and teach the students in a caring way.
“The Charlotte Eagle Tae Kwon Do Academy is very fortunate to have Sa Bum
Ronald Kecman, Sr, 41.