Dick Morgan has been continuously involved in martial arts practice for the past 44 years. For the last 34 years, he has been practicing Korean Hapkido, under Grandmaster James R. Garrison, Vice President of the World Oriental Martial Arts Federation. He holds both a Master’s Certificate and 7th degree black belt in that art. He also holds black belt rank in Tae Kwon Do, Jujitsu, Aikido, and Chinese Kenpo. He has been teaching martial arts for over 35 years, and has been teaching at his own club, Warrior Mind Dojang, for over ten years.
Mr. Morgan has had four feature length articles published in Tae Kwon Do Times Magazine. The World Oriental Martial Arts Federation quarterly newsletter has published his philosophy column “Zanshin” continuously since 1992. Zanshin is now published on-line.
His writing experience includes fiction. He was awarded an NEA grant for short fiction in 1982, and won first prize in the Kay Snow (Willamette Writers) writing contest in 1983. His short story collection, Sailing Away, was published by Lost Horse Press in June, 2000.