About Us

Midwest Haidong Gumdo is made up of the schools in the midwestern United States that are registered with the World Haidong Gumdo Federation. We consider our schools as a region within the U.S.A. Haidong Gumdo Association. Chief Master Robert Frankovich is the head of the region, and our schools share a common lineage:

  • Grand Master Kim, Jeong Ho (WHGF President)
  • Master Lee (WHGF Vice-president)
  • Master Kim, Jeong Woo (WHGF Director of Education)
  • Master Marshall Parnell (USA Senior Chief Master)
  • Master Robert Frankovich (Midwest Haidong Gumdo)