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Willie Nelson, 5th Degree Black Belt!

Willie Nelson
Willie Nelson
Gong Kwon Yu Sul

Famed country crooner Willie Nelson is a singer/songwriter, activist, writer, and now he is a 5th degree black belt. In honor of his upcoming birthday, Nelson is being honored with his martial arts promotion in the art of Gong Kwon Yu Sul, which he has practiced for decades. Gong Kwon Yu Sul is a Korean martial art founded on the principles of Hapkido.

Nelson is quoted as saying that his style of martial arts is “a good form of exercise, especially as you get older.” Congratulations, Master Nelson!