WKSA Potential School Owners


Basic Requirements:
These QAP rules of operation apply to all WKSA Black Belts as well as all types of WKSA schools, clubs, classes and groups. Any exception to these rules must be in written form and authorized by the WKSA. Verbal approval and authorization is not acceptable.

In order to qualify to open a WKSA school, the applicant must be a first degree Black Belt or higher in Kuk Sool Won. The Black Belt applicant must also be in good standing with the WKSA. Possessing a Black Belt in another style of martial art does not qualify one to open and maintain a WKSA school.

Logo & Trademark Information:
The name 'KUK SOOL WON™' is a registered trademark. As such, it should be displayed with the registered federal trademark '™'. The Kuk Sool Won mark is a registered logo. As such, it should be displayed with the registered federal trademark '®'.

The name and logo are protected by law and cannot be reproduced except by written authorization. That authorization is in the form of the World Kuk Sool Association License Agreement or a specific contract with the WKSA. No personal names are allowed to be displayed with the name 'KUK SOOL WON ™' or with the WKSA logo.

Within this document are specific guidelines for the use of the 'KUK SOOL WON ™' name and logo. All Black Belts must adhere to these guidelines. Failure to abide by, or abuse of these guidelines will result in loss of rights concerning the use of the registered trademark name and logo and all other privileges and support from the World Kuk Sool Association. Severe infringements of this 'Quality Assurance Program' may result in punitive legal action.

















Step 1:
This next step is the most important one. Please follow these instructions carefully as any errors will result in your application being sent back for additional information and delay the process.

An email must be sent to the following address with the following information included. This information is mandatory as your request will not be processed without it. Please note that this 1st step make take 2 weeks to be processed. We will contact you as soon as we have everything put into our computer and have completed our review.

Black Belt ID:
Legal Full Name:
Phone Number:
Physical Address:
Current Instructor:

Step 2:
Next step background check, school application & what you need to know


Step 3:
Full application



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Disclaimer: Information made available through this web site regarding the WKSA, LLC franchise opportunity is for general information only and is not intended to be a franchise offer. Offers are made only after delivery of an effective Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) in compliance with applicable federal and state laws. None of the communications made through this web site should be construed as an offer to sell any WKSA, LLC franchises in, nor is any such communication directed to the residents of, any jurisdiction requiring registration of the franchise before it is offered and sold in that jurisdiction. No WKSA, LLC franchises will be sold to any resident of such jurisdiction until the offering has been exempted from the requirements of, or duly registered in and declared effective by, such jurisdiction and the required Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) has been delivered to the prospective franchisee before the sale in compliance with applicable law.