Welcome to New York’s SMS Tae Kwon Do School

Founded by Grand Master Kyung Sup Kim over 30 years ago, the SMS Tae Kwon Do is conveniently located in the heart of midtown Manhattan, New York City near Penn Station and Herald Square. Following the tradition and philosophy of the Ji Do Kwan, our roots trace back to the roots and origin of Tae Kwon Do.

  • Front Kick
  • Flying Side Kick
  • High Roundhouse Kick



We are members of the WTF, the World Tae Kwon Do Federation. Our classes follow Olympic sports style and also include a comprehensive education in the tradition of the Ji Do Kwan including hand fighting, self-defense, grappling, sitting and other techniques.



SMS Tae Kwon Do has been in operation for over 30 years in the United States. All of our black belt students and instructors are registered with and registered the Kukkiwon, located in Seoul, South Korea and personally supervised by Grand Master Kyung Sup Kim, 9th Dan.


We are located in the heart of midtown Manhattan, just south of Penn Station and Herald Square at 214 W.29th Street off Seventh Avenue.

  • 1. A great work out after work
  • 2. Friendly atmosphere, select students
  • 3. Convenient transportation nearby

We have students commuting daily from New Jersey, Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan for our energetic, one hour classes.

Grand Master Kim
Class In Session
Sitting Techniques Form
SMS Tae Kwon Do Dojang
High Roundhouse Kick
Flying Roundhouse Kick