In addition to being one of Hwa Rang Kwan Martial Arts Academy’s top students, Instructor Kim-Anh Nguyen Dang is a veteran professional tennis player and a proud graduate of the University of California, Irvine. She graduated with a B.A. in Psychology and Social Behavior in the top three percent of the class, earning herself the Magna Cum Laude Latin honor. However, she did not stop paving her educational path with the above achievement. In May 2017, Instructor Kim-Anh graduated from the University of Southern California with a MA in Teaching having straight A’s along with becoming part of Phi Kappa Phi honor society. She is currently studying at USC to pursue a doctorate degree.
Instructor Kim-Anh Nguyen Dang has also distinguished herself on the International Tae Kwon-Do competition circuit. In particular, she returned from the 2013 National Tae Kwon-Do Championships in Memphis, Tennessee as the National Forms Champion (gold medalist), Adult Black Belt National Weapons Champion (gold medalist), and a National Sparring Finalist (silver medalist). She also competed in the 2013 World Tae Kwon-Do Championships in Coventry, England, coming home as the World Forms Champion (gold medalist). Reflecting on her 24 years of studying and training, Instructor Kim-Anh notes that while Tae Kwon-Do offers a way to achieve mental and physical strength, these essential traits benefit dedicated students in every area of life no matter what personal or professional paths they may choose. With this belief and sincere devotion, she trains her students, sharing her vision and experience, as well as gives back to Tae Kwon-Do community through continuous engagement in voluntary work and socially valuable activities.