|Birthname||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)|
|Astrology data||24°51' 01°27 Asc. 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.
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 ....