Before I met and train under the supervision of Grandmaster Lim, Sungkon, I have been training in Tae Kwon-Do (TKD) for more than 9 years, Karate Shotokan for a year and Kung Fu for more than 2 years.
Right after I graduated with a 2nd degree Black Belt in TKD; I felt that I am lost and had discovered that there are a lot of discrepancies and conflicts in its patterns, forms and values among different masters (each of them have their own say on TKD arts) and it's very confusing.
There after, I had started my search in an comprehensive martial arts that can train me in my entirety from virtue, mental, physical, emotional, spiritual to becoming my personal life-companion.
I have enrolled and trained in Kung Fu and Karate Shotokan but none of these art satisfied the need of being my life-companion; because these arts are very focus on only certain entity but lack of others, that's to say not being comprehensive.
I still recall the first day I met this charismatic and muscular person in his office in Malaysia while I was doing some selling years ago. Out of curiosity from a martial arts' poster in his office, I have learned that he is the person in it and he is a Master himself in this art of Kuk Sul Do (KSD). He then demonstrated some joint manipulation techniques on me. I was inspired with awe!! I even argued and tried to counter lock him; but guess what? ...to no available. He really knows his art; in fact to me, he is the art!
Grandmaster Lim, Sungkon also has taught me a lot about life, I still recall vividly that he once told me to drive slowly and courteously while I was driving him home one night. He said: "No doubt you can reach your destination 5 minutes earlier, but you are 50 years ahead of others". Grandmaster, your words have pierced me and I have learned it with my heart since then; it shall be my remembrance forever.
Grandmaster, you have my utmost gratitude...although you never ever request for one, and here's a big THANK YOU from me to you. Thank you Grandmaster Lim, Sungkon, your WORLD KUK SUL DO UNION has given me a vibrant life!
June 22, 2001
Hiew Wai Ta, Cae
Malaysia & Singapore