Master James A. Stubbs started his martial arts training in 1972 in the Japanese art of Shotokan karate under Sensei Ralph Cooper and continued his training in Nisei Goju Ryu, Gong fu, Ueichi Ryu and the Korean martial arts of Kuk Sool, Tang Soo Do, Hankido and Hapkido. He has been studying and training in the martial arts for 45 years and the martial arts that he has gravitated to come from Korea. Master Stubbs embraces the principals of these Korean Martial Arts, which stress inner peace, self-discipline, respect and self-defense.
He earned black belt ranks in Tang Soo Do Moo Duk Kwan from Grand Master Tong Mun Kim 9th degree Black Belt, the founder of Global Tang Soo Do Association under the instruction of Master Sue Ball a 6th degree Black Belt. And 4th and 5th dan Master rank certification in Tang Soo Do from Grand Master Tong Hwan Kim, President of Global Tang Soo Do Association
Master Stubbs also received Master Rank certification in Hapkido/ Hankido from the United States Hapki Hae under founder Chong Jae Nim Shelton R. Moreland a 9th degree Black Belt (a direct student of DoJu Nim Myung Jae Nam founder of Hankido) with whom he still continues his training.
Mr. Stubbs has been trained in meditation, acupressure, Ki Training (internal energy building) also trained in traditional and practical weapons by Chief Master Marlin Sims a 7th degree Black Belt, the founder of United Martial Science Federation, former instructor at the United States Military Academy at West Point.
Sa Bom Nim is the founder of the martial art of Pyeong Hwa Jeon Sa Do (Way of the Peaceful Warrior) which is a compilation of the Korean arts he has trained in. Since 2005, when Master Stubbs started teaching Pyeong Hwa Jeon Sa Do, there has been over 50 of his students attacked in south Florida and in the state of Georgia. Sa Bom Stubbs has won 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finishes in Tang Soo Do Championship tournaments.
What Master Stubbs’ students and parents respect and appreciate about him is his love, discipline, encouragement, gifted teaching ability; insight about their needs and capabilities, Master Stubbs gives his students the best guidance and instruction for achieving their goals.
Mr. Stubbs has also served as;
Chief of security for Crisis Concert Management in Miami, FL.
Personal Security Officer for Executive Protection Academy International base in Atlanta, GA, The Defensive tactics Instructor for; Kelly Security Company in Atlanta, GA., State of Florida, Miami-Dade County and Broward County correction officers.
Personal security for entertainers and executives.