Nationally Certified Tang Soo Do Mi Guk Kwan & Red Dragon Hapkido Studio

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 Master Bernard Redfield  Owner/ Head Instructor

5th Dan Tang Soo Do Mi Guk Kwan/  3rd Dan WTHF Hapkido

Master Bernard Redfield is the owner and head instructor of Redfield Martial Arts. He has been involved in martial arts since the mid 70's . He began his martial arts journey under the guidance of  Sensei Vincent Ursone in Samurai Judo in Stamford CT. Master Redfield began his study of Tang Soo Do in the 80's under Master Joseph Devita in Grenwhich CT while attending Propersi Institute of Art where he graduated with ABK honors. He continued his training  under Master John McGuiness in Stamford CT. He  trained in the art of Hapkido under the guidance of Master Art St. Armand in Darien CT in the 90's and holds a 3rd Degree Black Belt in the World Traditional Hapkido Federation. Master Redfield is currently an Internationally Certified 5th Degree Black Belt with the Tang Soo Do Mi Guk Kwan. Master Redfield and is a Reiki Master practitioner he received his training under Master Rena Cupples, Master Phran Gacher, and Master Martin Lee.



Master Bob Irving Certified Master Instructor (Sabom)

4th Dan Tang Soo Do Mi Guk Kwan

Master Bob Irving moved to N.C from the Boston area in June 2007, where he received all his Tang Soo Do training from Master Carl MacDermott, 6th Dan, and Master William Martin, 6th Dan, of Precision Tang Soo Do beginning in 1997, and also ran one of the schools for 3 years as the Sr. instructor (E Dan).  A successful tournament competitor, Master Bob now focuses his energy and attention on helping his students succeed in whatever endeavors they desire, whether it be tournament competition or becoming proficient in all aspects of Tang Soo Do - Self Defense, Forms, 1-step sparring and staying healthy and in shape.  Master Bob still has a certain fondness for breaking boards and for stamina and sparring drills..



Teagan Redfield: Certified Instructor (Kyosa)

2nd Dan Tang Soo Do Mi Guk Kwan

Kyosa Teagan Redfield is a 2nd Degree Black Belt and Internationally Certified instructor. She began her training in Stamford CT, and has continued her training in North Carolina with her father Master Redfield. Teagan has travelled the country competing in many State, Regional and National events earning many top awards. Teagan teaches the morning program during the week and is a favorite of many of the students, her teaching style and love of the art comes out in every class.




Joseph Snyder: Certified  Instructor (Kyosa)

2nd Dan Tang Soo Do Mi Guk Kwan

Joseph Snyder has been training at Redfield Martial Arts since 2009, Joseph has been  travelling with Master Redfield competing in many karate tournaments. Joseph helps teach classes with Master Redfield and on his own.





Alexander Chung: Certified Instructor (Kyosa)

2nd Dan Tang Soo Do Mi Guk Kwan

He began martial arts training in 2010 with Master Redfield and is a completely local, home grown product.  Alex comes from a homeschooling family, so he and his siblings started with the daytime classes and then transitioned to the regular evening classes.  Two of Alex's three sisters earned their 1st Degree Black Belts training with Master Redfield, While Alex his father and his sister Julia have earned 2nd Degree.  His interests outside of martial arts include drumming, computer games, and cooking





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