Kim, Richard

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Kim, Richard Gender: M
Richard Soon Sung Kim
born on 17 November 1917 at 08:00 (= 08:00 AM )
Place Papaaloa, Hawaii, 19n59, 155w13
Timezone HST h10w30 (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 24°51' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 01°27 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 20°26'


American martial artist and an instructor of various disciplines, including Okinawan Kobudo and Shōrinji-ryū Karate. Kim also studied and taught Japanese and Okinawan weaponry.

Kim wrote a monthly column for Karate Illustrated magazine, and wrote a number of books including The Weaponless Warriors, The Classical Man, and an instructional series on weaponry (Kobudo).

Richard Kim died on 8 November 2001 at age 83.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate.


  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate (Japan)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 83)
  • Vocation : Sports : Martial arts
  • Vocation : Sports Business : Coach/ Manager/ Owner (Martial arts instructor)
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
  • Vocation : Writers : How To ....