Grand Master Carlos Alayon was born in Arecibo, Puerto Rico on July 13, 1960 and started practicing Dang Soo Do Moo Duk Kwan at the age of 13 under the strict guidance of Grand Master Manuel Siverio. Many years of training under Grand Master Siverio ended when he moved to the U.S.A. to start his professional stuntman career. At that moment Grand Master Alayon contacted Grand Master Kim, Chun Sik to join his organization and started practicing under him from the middle of the 1980's until 2001. By the end of year 2001 Grand Master Alayon resigned from the International Tang Soo Do Federation. Afterwards Grand Master Alayon starting traveling to Korea and China to train with many Masters, Grand Masters and Senior Grand Masters like the Late Great Grand Master Kim Young Duk, Great Grand Master Choi Hee Suk, Grand Master Lee Sang Kyu, Grand Master Hong Jong Kuk (Chang Il Do), Grand Master Choung Koe Woong and Grand Master Kim Ivanhoe. In the year 2003 Grand Master Carlos Alayon was promoted to seventh degree black belt (Chil Dan) by Senior Grand Master Choi Hee Suk, Grand Master Lee Sang Kyu and Grand Master Kim Ivanhoe in Seoul Korea .
On November 1, 2013 Grand Master Carlos Alayon was promoted to eighth degree black belt (Pal Dan) by Senior Grand Master Choi Hee Suk, Grand Master Lee Sang Kyu, Grand Master Hong Jong Kuk and Grand Master Choung Koe Woong in the Korea Moo Duk Kwan H.Q. in Seoul, South Korea.
Grand Master Carlos Alayon won many tournaments and performed many Amazing demonstrations domestically and internationally. He has received many awards like "Instructor of the Year" in 1993 and 1994 by the Korean Martial Arts Organization, inducted in to the "Latin America Martial Arts Hall of Fame" in 1994 as Instructor of the Year and again in the "Legends of the Martial Arts Hall of Fame" in 2014 as The 2014 "Legendary Golden Pioneer" recognizing his 40+ Years of dedication, contribution and service to the Art of Dang Soo Do Moo Duk Kwan. He has received many letters of Merit, Commendation and Appreciation from many Grand Masters Like Grand Master Kim Song Ki and Grand Master Kim Chun Sik.
Grandmaster Carlos Alayon was honored to have the opportunity to practice with many Legendary Great Grand Masters like Hwang Kee, Kim Yong Duk, Choi Hee Suk, Kim Song Ki, Shin Jae Chul, Hong Jong Kuk, Kim Chun Sik, Nam Soo Yoo, Choung Koe Woong, Kim Ivanhoe and Hwang In Moo (Hyun Chul Hwang) to name some.