Nationally Certified Red Dragon Tang Soo Do Hapkido School

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(Some of Master Redfield's Competition Medals and Trophies)


 Master Bernard Redfield  Owner/ Head Instructor

7th Dan Tang Soo Do Mi Guk Kwan/  5th Dan WTHF/ KHF Hapkido

Master Bernard Redfield is the owner and head instructor of Redfield Martial Arts, Founder and Head Master of The Red Dragon Tang Soo Do & Hapkido School. 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 Greenwich, CT while attending Propersi Institute of Art where he graduated with ABK honors. He continued his training  under Master John McGuiness in Stamford CT. Master Redfield achieved Internationally Certified 7th Degree Black Belt with the American Tang Soo Do Federation.and a 5th Degree Black Belt in the World Traditional Hapkido Federation under Master Art St. Armand, a Certified Level 3 Basic Knife /Counter Knife Instructor with Force Necessary Master Hock Hochheim.  Master Redfield is also a Reiki Master practitioner he received his training under Master Rena Cupples,  Master Phran Gacher, and Master Martin Lee.

During his 28 years with Tang Soo Do Mi Guk Kwan he held the position of Regional Director for Region 3 (Virginia's, Carolina's, Georgia) and served on the Board of Directors, Master Redfield resigned from the Mi Guk Kwan in 2018 and formed Red Dragon Tang Soo Do School to better serve his students by combining his knowledge of Tang Soo Do, Hapkido, Judo, Kali and Knife Counter knife Combatives to give his students a well rounded and street effective system of Martial Arts. An avid tournament competitor, Master Redfield travelled throughout the U.S. Europe and the U.K. competing in State, Regional, National and International Championships, compiling over 300 medals and trophies, He is uniquely qualified to bring out the best in his students weather for self defense or competition.




Master Bob Irving moved to N.C from the Boston area in June 2007, where hereceived all his Tang Soo Do training from Master Carl MacDermott,7th Dan, and Master William Martin, 7th Dan, of Precision Tang Soo Do beginning in 1997, and also ran successfully the Middleboro, MA schools for 3 years as the Sr. instructor (E Dan), commanding 4 black belt assistants and 60+ students. Once in North Carolina, Master Bob trained and studied Tang Soo Do under Master Vernon Noble( 7th Dan), Master David Sgro (7th Dan) and currently is part of Red Dragon Tang Soo Do and Hapikdo under Master Bernard Redfield (6Th Dan Tang Soo Do; 4thDan Hapkido) 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.
















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