Posted On:10/06/2002 12:06am
check out the web site www.shimshindo.com and within 2 seconds you can see it's a joke. All of these locations listed don't exist. Shim Shin-Do only has one 1000 ft location. You would think they could do better in over 9 years. The art is a fraud. It is a carbon copy of the Choi Kwang Do style. According to public records available at the Pinellas County Consumer Affairs, Mr Sergio Barriga did not form and original martial art form. He studied under 60 year old grandmaster Kwang Jo Choi in 1988 and left him April of 1993. Eight days later comes out with all the same techniques and slightly altered combos and calls it the unique art of Shim Shin-Do. Try integrity before you teach it Master Barriga. He claims to be a Master of 4 arts and black belt in 7 styles. He can only prove that he was a 4th Degree in ITF Tae Kwon-Do and a 1st Degree in Shotokan Karate, finally a 4th Degree in Choi Kwang Do. That doesn't add up to what he claims. Big SCAM!!!! Warning, this art is more interested in collecting you hard earned $$$ with its quicky 1 yr black belts and faster private lesson programs. Private lessons - for only 10,000 you can sign up for, in most cases, a 8-9 month black belt program. The best part of this quicky rip off is that the master with whom you are paying for the lessons with, will assign you a 15 yr old to teach the lessons rather than him as promised. Maybe if you're lucky and a faithfully blind student Mr Barriga will ask you to join his federation.....now one location. For a small 6 digit investment, you too can be part of it's now stagnant growth toward truly becoming the art of the future? WARNING: Skim Scam Do!!!!
Posted On:10/06/2002 12:12am
check out Choi Kwang Do at www.choikwangdo.com to see the art that Mr Sergio Barriga stole to make the "original Shim Shin-Do". Fact, Choi did research starting in the 70's to form the art of Choi Kwang Do in 1987. Fact, Mr Sergio Barriga was introduced to Choi thru his grandmaster San Ki Eun in 1988. Hmmmm I wonder which art came first?!
Posted On:10/06/2002 12:38am
Two Shim Shin-Do schools have converted to Choi Kwang Do schools after they learned the truth in the last year and a half - the only schools outside of the federation office itself. Oh, I forgot, there was one other location at one time but the SSD Grandmaster took all the equipment out over night along with the tuition and the owner came to find an empty building, but that doesn't count, its not there anymore right? I'm sure we'll see this in civil court soon huh?
Posted On:10/06/2002 12:41am
Thanks Master Taddigs for your comments on the Choi Kwang Do web site today. It does seem that every day a Master or top level instructor easily sees the truth and leaves Skim Scam Do also known as "the original scam" Shim Shin-Do.
Posted On:10/06/2002 12:48am
Good news for all Shim Shin-Do students: Your grandmaster won his most recent court case and got his Drunk Driving Arrest downgraded to a Reckless Driving after a little perjury from a friend. I can respect that, can't you?
Posted On:10/06/2002 11:31pm
Hey, just wanted to let you know that the ex-Shim Shin-Do schools in Largo and Gainesville are really filling now. I seems like the flood gates opened the minute they started teaching Choi Kwang Do. Thanks to Grandmaster Choi!
Posted On:10/07/2002 12:08am
Style: Ki Chuan Do/Close Combat
You obviously have a story to tell. How about filling in some details for us in one post ?
Posted On:10/07/2002 12:24am
Style: Karate, Wrestling
I agree with SD, you could certainly provide us with some insight into SSD from your experience.
However, I should also add, from what you and the other people who have come out against SSD are saying, it sounds like you're in it as much to promote this Choi Kwang Do and praise Grandmaster Choi as you are to reveal SSD as a McDojang.
Do you have anything to say about this?
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Posted On:10/07/2002 12:58am
I'm with the other guys. Right now you sound like a walking bill board for this system. I went to your link there and I see nothing that would make me believe that this system of TKD is any better than the other McDojangs out there.
Day Tripper/Dream Weaver
Posted On:10/07/2002 9:12am
Style: Shorei-ryu & Kumdo & TKD
So lets's hear it ex. Enquiring minds want to know. :)
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