2014 KMAM-HOF LEGEND INDUCTEE Inn Shuk Pak (1939 – 1995)A contemporary of Suh In Hyuk and Lee Joo Bang, Grand Master Pak visited many temples and monasteries throughout his life to learn and train. He also studied under Hapkido founder Choi Yong Sool. He was a graduate of the Dong Kuk University, where he studied Buddhist philosophy and Psychology. During the 1960’s, many KMA Icons and Legends were sent out to promote Korean martial arts and GM Pak was one of them.He first moved to Germany; and, shortly after that, he moved to Canada where he opened the first Hap Ki Do school in Elliott Lake. After just a short period in that city, he moved to Sault Ste. Marie, where he began teaching the art of Kong Shin Bup. He later moved to Toronto and eventually ended up in Calgary, Alberta.When asked by anyone who spent time with Grand Master Pak, there is an overwhelming consensus that he showed a depth pertaining to the Korean Martial Arts that translated in what everyone agrees to have been without a doubt, the best technician they ever had the privilege to train with. The only way he would teach is by allowing you to “feel” the technique.Always the innovator, Grand Master Pak created a few other styles called, Tae Geuk Do and Kong Jhin Hapkido during his path of perfecting his style and what he wanted to leave as hid legacy. Grandmaster Pakpassed/sold the art of Kong Shin Bup to Grand Master Rudy Timmerman. Grandmaster Timmerman passed this down to the current Grand Master of Kong Shin Bup, Kevin Janissse in 2014 at the Korean Martial Arts masters Hall Of Fame. Kong Jhin Hapkido was handed down to Wil Widmeyer, his last student before his sudden passing. This was done by Grand Master Paks last will and testament in 1993.In 1972, he received a three page mention in the Encyclopedia of World Sports. He was frequently seen on T.V. and was well-known for his awesome demonstrations of joint locking and breaking. In addition to the fighting elements of martial arts, Grand Master Pak was also well-versed in the healing aspects of the art, he often taught his higher ranking students how to apply pressure points and acupuncture for health and fitness. Today, Grandmaster Pak’s students around the world continue to teach the arts they learned from this talented Grandmaster of Hapkido.