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Quality students come from quality instruction!

  • Specialized programs for children
  • Internationally certified instructors
  • State Champion InstructorsMr. Glenn
  • Excellent student/instructor ratios
  • Ongoing private help

Mr. Rick Glenn

School Director / Chief Instructor 
4th Degree Black Belt
Internationally Certified Instructor

Mr. Rick Glenn is the school’s Director of Curriculum and Operations. He has been doing martial arts for over 18 years and knows that our programs will enrich your and your family’s lives as much as it has his own.

Mr. Glenn and his staff have devoted themselves to creating a professional, dynamic and effective martial arts program that can enrich your life. Martial arts techniques provide training of both the body and mind toward the goals of physical fitness, self-defense, self-control, and self-realization.

Some of Mr. Glenn’s qualifications include:

  • Fourth Degree Black Belt in Taekwondo
  • Internationally Certified Instructor for the World Traditional Taekwondo Union, Songahm Taekwondo Federation and American Taekwondo Association
  • Graduate of Kansas State University in Mechanical Engineering
  • Thirty-two years with Kimberly-Clark Corporation holding several Engineering and Management positions
  • 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2014 American Taekwondo Association State Champion for Sparring
  • 2005, 2011 and 2012 American Taekwondo Association State Champion for Forms, Weapons and Sparring
  • 2015 American Taekwondo Association State Champion for Combat Weapons and Sparring
  • CPR / AED Certified
  • Youth Protection Certified
  • Certified Bullying Prevention Instructor
  • ATA Legacy Facilitator
  • National Tournament Judge
  • Certified Protech Instructor for the following weapons:
    • Single and Double Ssahng Joel Bang (Nunchaku)
    • Single and Double Bahng Mahng Ee (Short Stick)
    • Mid-Range and Long Range Jahng Bong (Staff)
    • Jee Pahng Ee (Korean Hook Cane)
    • Oh Sung Do (Broadsword)
    • Combat Weapons
  • Married 35 years to wife Sharon, we have two sons: Derrick (4th Degree Black Belt, Certified Instructor) and Zachary (4th Degree Black Belt, Certified Instructor)

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Other Staff Instructors:

Mr. Derrick, Glenn4th Degree Black Belt, Certified Instructor

Mr. Dan Sobczak, 4th Degree Black Belt, Certified Instructor

Mr. Zach Glenn4th Degree Black Belt, Certified Instructor

Mrs. Dianna Keiserman, 4th Degree Black Belt, Certified Instructor

Mr. Gregg Hanlon, 3rd Degree Black Belt, Certified Instructor

Mrs. Katie Van Groll, 4th Degree Black Belt, Specialty Trainer

Mr. Max Hanlon, 3rd Degree Black Belt, Instructor Trainee

Mr. Craig Henn, 3rd Degree Black Belt, Certified Trainer

Mr. Trevor Henn, 3rd Degree Black Belt, Specialty Trainer

Ms. Autumn Thoresen, 2nd Degree Black Belt, Instructor Trainee

Mr. Jamie Mayer, 3rd Degree Black Belt, Specialty Trainer

Mrs. Rhiannon Thoresen, 1st Degree Black Belt, Certified Trainer

Ms. Bella Mullally, 3rd Degree Black Belt, Certified Trainer

Mr. Michael Vanden Heuvel, 2nd Degree Black Belt, Instructor Trainee

Ms. Gwen Pfefferle2nd Degree Black Belt,  Instructor Trainee

Mr. Sam Jutila, 2nd Degree Black Belt, Certified Trainer

Mr. Michael Matzek, 2nd Degree Black Belt, Certified Trainer

Mr. Andrew Lindsay1st Degree Black Belt, Junior Instructor Trainee

Mr. Ethan Thoms1st Degree Black Belt, Instructor Trainee

Ms. Nora Zaretzke, 1st Degee Black Belt Recommended, Junior Instructor Trainee

Ms. Rory Vanden Heuvel1st Degree Black Belt, Junior Instructor Trainee

Mr. Nathan Milkey1st Degree Black Belt Recommended, Certified Trainer

Mr. Todd Milkey1st Degree Black Belt Recommended, Certified Trainer

Mr. Ezra Bowman-Barnes, 2nd Degree Black Belt, Instructor Trainee

Mr. Devin Kaas1st Degree Black Belt, Instructor Trainee

Ms. Evelyn Thoms1st Degree Black Belt Recommended, Instructor Trainee

Mr. Jamie LaurentPurple Belt, Instructor Trainee

Ms. Courtney Craddock, Purple Belt, Instructor Trainee