I just searched memphis schools and I found this thread. It made me lol.
Shonin kwon do is crap. I used to work with the instructor at best buy and sent him flying through an automatic door with 0 martial arts technique. I just said his "demonstration" looked like flash n' trash karate, and he got all willy nilly on me and tried to do some stupid spinning back kick thing, basically I just bull rushed him and football tackled him through a door and into a foyeur. This was when i was still training in aikido before I picked up bjj. There was literally no technique involved at all, I just tackled him.
Anyway, kwon is kinda notorious for "challenging" local martial arts schools and getting his ass beat. My gym hasn't heard from him lately, last I heard he took an almost concussive O soto gari from one of our judoka, but I'm not sure.
anyway, if anyone is still looking for training in the memphis area, our school is very laid back and open minded, and the people there are generally very nice and receptive (except me). You can find the info on it here: