ITA Master Appointed Flight Controller For Space Station
HOUSTON, TX -
Master Philip C. Curell has been assigned to be one of the flight controllers
for the Space Station. Master Curell completed his
Masters Degree at the University of Texas. He is an aerospace engineer
working for NASA.
Master Curell and his family, wife Renee and daughter Kelly, have had to
endure several hardships in order
for him to complete his university studies. The journey was indeed well
worth the sacrafices. He is an example of the "indomitable spirit" of
Tae Kwon Do.
Master Curell, in addition to his family and job responsibilities, created
and maintains the web site for the KMAI
(Korean Martial Arts Institute),
which is world training heaquarters for the International TaeKwon-Do
It was Master Philip Curell's mother, Master Anne-Marie J. Curell, who founded
the KMAI. His father, Master Nelson Curell, was the Promotional Director
for the International TaeKwon-Do Association.
He has created an excellent set of hyung (pattern) charts which may be
viewed at the KMAI website and purchased from the KMAI. If you are not sure
of the correct movements of your patterns, we highly recommend going
to the KMAI site and viewing this charts.
Everyone has their own idea of what the "perfect" vocation would be for
him or her. A job you look forward to going to everyday. A job which,
when done well, leaves you with of sense of satisfaction. Not just
self-satisfaction, but the satisfaction that comes from knowing you have
helped others and made the world a better place in which to live. Master
Philip Curell has found his vocation. He has reached high to attain his
dream and has found it in the stars.
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