grandmaster javed khan
creator & founder of warda women against rape & domestic abuse
Grandmaster Javed Khan has been involved in the martial arts for over 50 years. He studied Judo, Boxing, Kyo Kushin karate. In 1977 he began to learn Taekwondo from a Vietnamese Refugee Bui Quoc Cung who was a 2nd Dan in the Korea martial art. Along with Taekwondo, Bui also taught Grandmaster Khan the Vietnamese martial art of Vovinam or Viet Vo Dao. Grandmaster Javed Khan is one of the pioneers of Indian Taekwondo. In 1981, Grandmaster Khan was awarded his 1st Degree Black Belt. He began teaching Taekwondo in 1982 for Bui as his assistant, in his native hometown of Lonavala in India.
In 1983 a young 19-year-old Javed Khan traveled to Paris France, along with Bui where he got his 2nd Degree Black belt in Taekwondo.
In 1986 Grandmaster Javed Khan received his 3rd Dan Black belt from Taekwondo Legend, Grandmaster Hee Il Cho, in Los Angeles. Grandmaster Khan introduced Kickboxing to India in 1986 and is also referred to as the "Father of Indian Kickboxing." He has won numerous National and International championships in Taekwondo and Kickboxing; Created 2 world records in breaking; Starred in "Bollywood" films in the lead role; Trained Indian celebrities, Police, and the military around the world.
Grandmaster Javed Khan created his own fighting system called "Khan Do Kwan." Several specialized programs dealing with real world self-protection WARDA Women Against Rape & Domestic Abuse(R) and KPCT Khan Do Kwan Police Control tactics are also created and developed by him.
Grandmaster Javed Khan has trained and developed several National, International and World Champions. He has trained and promoted hundreds of Black Belts around the world. He is also the founder and president of the International Progressive Taekwondo Federation which has membership in several countries worldwide.