Head Instructor: Master William Oulundsen,7th Degree Black
Belt, I.T.F. Cert. # A-7-31,
Children 5 - 12 | Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:30 to 7:30 PM
Adults 13 & Over | Tuesdays and Thursdays 7:30 to 8:30 PM
Open Training | Saturdays 10:00 to 11:00 AM
Master Oulundsen began his training in 1976 under Grand Master K.S.
Hwang, receiving his ITF 1st degree Black Belt in 1979. Shortly after
assisting Grand Master Hwang in teaching, he became an instructor at the
main headquarters of KATU ITF.
In 1982, he received his 2nd degree Black Belt. In 1986 he received his first
"Instructor of the Year" award, given by KATU ITF, and became Chief
Instructor under Grand Master Hwang.
In 1987, Master Oulundsen traveled to the Far East with Grand Master
Hwang, performing demonstrations in Thailand, Hong Kong, Taiwan and
South Korea. In 1988, he received his 3rd degree Black Belt.
In 1989, he made the U.S. ITF Team, competing in the World Youth Festival in
DPR Korea. The team won the gold medal.
In 1990, he became the U.S. Captain of the team, competing in the 1st Soviet
Combat Championships in Tashkent Russia and won a sliver medal in
Sparring and a bronze in Power Breaking.
In 1992, Master Oulundsen was promoted to 4th degree Black Belt. He again
received "Instructor of the Year" award in 1994. In 1995, he was appointed
as the U.S. Junior Team Trainer, where they competed in the World
Championships in Moscow, Russia.
In 1997, Master Oulundsen was promoted to 5th degree Black Belt. And in
1998, he was selected as the U.S. Junior Team Head Coach, traveling to the
Czech Republic for the World Championships.
In 1999, he was appointed as Director of Operations for KATU ITF. This
position involved organizing summer camps, tournaments, seminars and
Junior and Adult World Teams.
In 2001, Master Oulundsen was selected as Special Assistant to Grand
Master Hwang (9th degree Black Belt and Secretary General of the
International TKD Federation).
In 2002, Master Oulundsen was Director of the U.S. Junior Team, which went
to Puerto Rico for the World Championships. In addition, he was also named
"Instructor of the Year", and was promoted to 6th degree Black Belt (tested
by Grand Master K.S. Hwang, K-9-1)