Awards and Promotions by Elizabeth Kim

As published in Taekwondo Times

Recently, Master Dr. Ron Shane A7-7 has received his N.D. Doctorate degree in the discipline of naturopathic medicine. He is now the Dean of the University of Natural Medicines Body and Mind Consciousness Program; and a medical researcher for the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine. Master Dr. Shane is a clinical diplomat in the field of optimal anti-aging medicine. This master received his first doctorate from UC San Diego blending social psychology with English literature. Moreover, this Tae Kwon Do 7th Dan and medical practitioner is also a research scholar at UC San Diego in Shakespeare and mysticism. Master Dr. Shane has over 45 books, which he has written on Amazon and is a highly published author in optimal medicine, higher consciousness studies, and the internal aspect of the martial arts. He is on the Masters Board for the United Tae Kwon Do Alliance; and he is certified Kundalini Yoga and energy master.


Currently, he is investigating the relationship between optimal strategies for health, the internal dynamics of Do, and indigenous shamanism, which will be the basis of this eighth Dan thesis. Dr. Shane regards the art and pursuit of Do as a way of reviewing the mystique of the human essence.

Revised June 24, 2014.