Jang's Yong In Martial Arts school
FOREST PARK, RIVER FOREST, OAK PARK, ELMWOOD PARK, BERWYN, RIVERSIDE, RIVER GROVE, CICERO AND
ALL OF CHICAGO LAND AREA
MI JUNG JANG
Master Jang was born in Seoul, South Korea. In 1977, she started Tae Kwon Do at Chung Do Kwan and received her first Degree Black Belt in 1979. In 1983, she moved to Shin Lim Dong and began her Hapkido training under Master Gak Su Lee. Six years later, she entered the Hapkido program of one of the top martial arts schools in the world, Yong In University. Soon after starting her university training, Master Gak Su Lee suggested that she compete in I-Jung Kyuk Too Ki (All-Asia Korean Kickboxing) competition. She competed from 1989 to 1991 and accumulated a record of 43 wins.
In 1991 she gave Hapkido lessons to high-school students in Kyoto, Japan.
After retiring from I-Jung Kyuk Too Ki, also known as K-1 Fighting Competition, Master Jang returned to Yong-In University. She graduated first in her class in 1994 with a major in Hapkido, and minors in Tae Kwon Do, Yudo, Haedong Gumdo, Ssirum (Korean wrestling), and boxing.
A member of Korean Tigers, All-Stars, and Korean Pro-Hapkido demonstration team.
In 1995, Master Jang came to the US and taught at Hyun's Hapkido School. She left Hyun's in 2003, and in 2004 she opened her own school, Jang's Martial Arts in Chicago Ill.