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Grandmaster Shelton R. Moreland


Grandmaster Moreland's Dojang was founded in 1973 at Fort Jackson,  South Carolina. Grandmaster Moreland is a Ninth degree Black Belt with over 47 years of competitive and training experience. His passion for improving physical fitness, mental discipline, and spiritual strength is apparent in every class he teaches. Grandmaster Moreland has been a positive influence in the lives of many. His ability to reach children and adults alike has earned his school a reputation as Atlantas Best Martial Arts School.

Grandmaster Moreland started training in Martial Arts in 1966 and has been involved with Martial Arts his entire life. As a child, he was taught the fundamentals of Hapkido by his great teachers Master Parks and Master Kwon, and later his great Doju Nim, Jae Nam, Myong. In his early teens, Grandmaster earned his first Black Belt in Chang Hun TaeKwon-Do.  It was at this time that he knew that he wanted to dedicate his life to Martial Arts. Since that time, Grandmaster Moreland has proven to be a fierce competitor. He believes in a principled approach to Martial Arts, that includes the development of personal character as well as physical strength. His focus on respect, confidence, righteousness, discipline, and vision has made him one of the most sought after Martial Arts instructors in the world.

Some of Grandmaster's accomplishments include:

  • Ninth Degree Black belt in Hapkido
  • Eighth Degree Black Belt TaeKwon-do
  • Sixth Degree Black Belt Hwal Ki Do
  • Black belt in Judo
  • Gold Medal in Men's Lightweight Division, ASKF Karate Championship 1971-81
  • Gold Medal regional South Eastern AAU Taekwondo Competition 1977
  • Gold Medal Fort Bragg, North Carolina All Army Martial Championships 1977
  • Gold Medal Florida State AAU Taekwondo Championships 1979-1981
  • Gold Medal U.S. Army Military Games Taekwondo championships 1973-1976 ( Pre-CISM Games )
  • Gold Medal Georgia State Taekwondo Championships 1978
  • Gold Medal Tennesee State AAU Taekwondo Championship 1977-1978
  • Coach of South Carolina AAU Taekwondo Championship Team 1979-1993
  • TaeKwon-Do Times Magazine Hall Of Fame Award 1990
  • 7th Annual Korean Martial Arts Festival Presenter 2013

Come in and visit Grandmaster Moreland's for a free tour. You are sure to be inspired!

Grandmaster S.R. Moreland
4826 Old national hwy.
College Park, Georgia 30337
(404) 768-0507
Member of United States Hapkihae

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