Instructors
Sabum Eric Madis
Eric Madis began martial arts study in 1963, practicing judo from a book with a friend while growing up in rural Colorado. His formal training began in the summers of 1964 and 1965, learning Shin Goju-ryu karate from former Denver policeman Master Frank Goody of the American Budo College. He continued judo training (1965-1966) at Northglenn Judo Club. In 1974 he trained in and assisted a jujutsu-based, self defense program at the University of Illinois. In 1982 he resumed karate training under Grandmaster Jung Kil Kim (MooDukKwan #123) and later under Grandmaster Jae Joon Kim (MooDukKwan #38), from whom he earned 1st and 2nd degree black belt (MooDukKwan #15710). Over the decades, he has also trained with tangsoodo Masters Jung Lee, Mike Shintaku, Dennis McHenry, Eric Kim, and Robert Davis; with aikido Masters Gakku Homma and Bruce Bookman; with taekwondo Master Nhumey Tropp; and with hapkido Grandmaster J.R. West. Mr. Madis is currently 5th degree black belt in tangsoodo under Grandmasters Dennis McHenry & JR West of the United States Korean Martial Arts Federation. He also has a B.A. in physiological psychology from the University of Illinois (1975), is a published martial arts historian and was awarded Martial Arts Writer of the Year in 2014 from the International Ryukyu Karate Research Society.
Kyosa
Joe Burgos
3rd dan
Sabum
Angela Gulick
4th dan
Kyosa
Gail Hammer
3rd dan
Chokyo
Martin Ziontz
1st dan
Chokyo
Mark Edwards
1st dan
Chokyo
Natalie Burgos
1st dan
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