B Eng., B Sc., B Admin, MBA, Doctoral
Candidate in Business Administration
9th Dan Tae Kwon Do,
6th Dan Aikido & Jujitsu,
Maha Guru in Pentjak Silat
Tai Chi Grandmaster
Grandmaster Soengkono has been a disciple of the martial arts for over 50 years. An internationally recognized Grandmaster by organizations in Korea, Japan, Indonesia, China, USA and Canada, Grandmaster Soengkono was born in West Java, Indonesia. His martial arts career began in the legendary alleys of Bogor and Bandung, where racial discrimination was worst toward the non-natives.
Grandmaster Soengkono has instructed courses in defensive and offensive tactics for the commando units in the Indonesian Army Special Forces and Special Police Department. He has given instruction to thousands of students around the world, and is a recognized expert in the use of many weapons.
While his resume clearly shows him to be among the deadliest of men, he is also one of the world’s greatest advocates for peace and higher education as he is an engineer and is currently writing his doctoral dissertation in Business Administration.