Instructors
Master J. Michael Olds

Master Olds began studying the martial arts at the age of five.  Over the years, he trained
under many different masters, including World Champion and former US National Team
Coach, Grand Master Ki Moon Kwon, and 9th Dan, Grand Master Jin R. Hong.  In addition to
taekwondo, Master Olds has studied numerous other martial arts, such as Karate, Hapkido,
Judo, and Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, and trained under such notable masters as Tadashi
Yamashita and Duke Roufus.  Master Olds has competed throughout his decades of study
and holds medals at a state, national, and international level.  Vising Korea on many
occasions, he eventually moved to the birthplace of taekwondo to continuing his training
while teaching for the Jeollabuk-do Taekwondo Association.  As a taekwondo instructor for
more than 15 years, Master Olds has a wealth of teaching experience with all ages,
including children and seniors.
  • 6th Degree Black Belt, Chung Do Kwan
  • 5th Degree Black Belt, Kukkiwon
  • 5th Degree Black Belt, Jidokwan
Master Seonok Olds

Master Seonok began her training at a very young age and, by the time she was twelve years
old, moved away from home to become a competitive taekwondo athlete.  By the time she
graduated high school, she had accrued countless medals at all levels of play and was
signed by Jeonju city as a professional competitor.  In addition to having a BA in taekwondo
from Vision University in South Korea, Seonok has spent years traveling abroad to teach
taekwondo via seminar and residency.  Her childhood masters are amongst the greatest
legends in taekwondo, including Youngae Seo, unquestionably the greatest poomsae
player in the world with the leading record of seven-time world champion.
  • 5th Degree Black Belt, Kukkiwon
  • International Kukkiwon Instructor
  • Certified Taekwondo Coach, MCST