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When Master Hwang Lee founded Moo Duk Kwan he named his art Hwa Soo Do which meant flowering hand. However he struggled to find students to teach and keep teaching. Later on he met Won Kuk Lee who was the founder of Chung Do Kwan and art was Tang Soo Doo. He realized Tang Soo Doo was more recognizable and became more popular. Eventually he combined Hwa Soo Do and his knowledge in Okinawan books to create Tang Soo Doo Moo Duk Kwan. Tang Soo Doo Moo Duk Kwan got interrupted however by the Korean war in 1940 and resumed in 1943.

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