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3rd Degree Black Belt


Moved to Colorado - Aug 31, 2018



Rank: 3rd Degree Black Belt

Date Started Taekwon-Do:  Summer 2006
December 9th, 1987

What type of pets do you have and what are their names: None

What did you want to be when you were a child: A firefighter
Favorite part of class:


2017 Internationals:

Silver Medal Patterns



Where were you born: Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska
What countries/states have you lived in: Nebraska & Iowa
What sports/hobbies do you have other than Taekwon-Do: Baseball umpire
What is your favorite food: Sushi


3rd Degree, USTF-3-Pending, Nov 2019, Sr. Master Todd, Bellevue, Nebraska


2nd Degree, USTF-2-3232, Nov 2017, Sr. Master Todd, Bellevue, Nebraska

1st Degree, USTF-1-11035, May 2013, Master Todd, Bellevue, Nebraska



USTF Class C Instructor, April 5, 2013

USTF Class C Referee, March 2, 2013


USTF Breaking Seminar, April 2014, Oct 2017


2018 Hours: 8 - USTF World Summer Camp


2017 Hours: 8 - USTF Breaking Seminar - MO


1. Why did you start Taekwon-Do: Wanted to learn to defense myself
2. What made you interested enough to join: Seeing what the black belts were able to do
3. What did you think being a black belt meant before you started training: A bragging right and something that would scare people
4. What do you think being a black belt means now:
It's an accomplishment of self-control and discipline


5. What changed your opinion: Training with Master Todd and Axe TKD
6. What was your goal when you started Taekwon-Do: To get to black belt
7. What is your goal now: To lean as much as possible about the art and continue growing as a person

2nd dan testing - 4 tile knife hand 2017


2nd dan testing - 5 board side piercing kick 2017



2nd dan testing - 3 board twin foot front kick 2017





1st dan testing - 4 tile knife hand 2013



2 board flying twin foot front kick







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