James T. Cunius came to reside in the United States in 1987 from the Philippines. He attended
Monsignor Bonner High School in Drexel Hill, PA and Temple University in Philadelphia. Mr. Cunius
currently resides in Delaware County with his wife Sandy, and their children Joseph and Amanda.
Mr. Cunius' love for sports began at an early age. He was always encouraged by his parents which
ultimately led him to start training in martial arts at the age of 16.
He began his training under the guidance of Master Daniel Pope IV.
Mr. Cunius is currently a 5th degree Black Belt in the art of Tang Soo Do and has taught students of all ages.
• Proficient in Tang Soo Do Forms, Sport Karate, Kickboxing, Weapons (Bo Staff) and Self-Defense.
• Daniel Pope Karate Institute Most Outstanding Student of the Year 1993.
• Daniel Pope Karate Institute Best Black Belt Test 1994.
• Daniel Pope Karate Institute Outstanding Instructor of the Year 1998.
• Has won multiple championships in World Tang Soo Do Association and open circuit tournaments.
Mr. Cunius' ultimate desire is to share his knowledge, commitment and respect for the art of Tang Soo Do.