Kwan Jang-Nim Gerhard Brunner was born in Munich, Germany and has been practicing Tae-Kwon-Do for 37 years. He is currently a 7th Dan black belt and has been teaching for over 30 years. Master Brunner has gained international recognition and numerous awards throughout the years, including the Hall of Fame Award for Outstanding Traditional Leadership. After establishing nine schools in Germany he opened the first Traditional Tae-Kwon-Do Center in Tampa, Florida in 1997. Master Brunner was the first certified Kimoodo instructor in the United States.