Kim Soo Karate of North Carolina is a branch of the International Chayon-Ryu Martial Arts Association, located in Salisbury, NC. Since its inception in 1984, Master David Mitchell has trained and educated over 750 martial artists. Our branch is dedicated to teaching Chayon-Ryu in its purest form, emphasizing a physical and mental balance.
The world headquarters is located in Houston, Texas, where it was founded by Grandmaster Kim Soo in 1968. Kim Soo Karate offers traditional martial arts training and teaching principles rooted in the preservation of the classic and ancient forms; no hype, no gimmicks, no trends, just pure authentic martial arts.