Northwind Martial Arts LLC offers training in Haidong Gumdo, a Korean sword martial art, in Bemidji, Minnesota and Fisher, Minnesota.
Northwind Martial Arts’ instructor is Master Bruce Burns.
A previous student of traditional fencing under Master Ernest Kirally, Eyal Yanilov’s Krav Maga, and Tae Kwon Do under Mr. Kiel Soon Park, Bruce Burns is a 3rd Dan instructor in the U.S.A. Haidong Gumdo Association.
Our school’s lineage in Haidong Gumdo:
- Grand Master Kim, Jeong Ho (WHGF President)
- Master Lee (WHGF Vice-president)
- Master Kim, Jeong Woo (WHGF Director of Education)
- Master Marshall Parnell (USA Senior Chief Master)
- Master Robert Frankovich (Midwest Haidong Gumdo)
- Master Justin Koivisto (Range Martial Arts)
- Master Bruce Burns
Our Assistant Instructor is Mrs. Katie Malbraaten. Mrs. Malbraaten holds a 1st-degree black belt in Haidong Gumdo and a 1-st degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do. She is also a state champion archery competitor.