Huron Korean Martial Arts, Huron, SD
The Huron, SD program is currently taught by Grandmaster Dana Vaillancourt (8th dan), Master Brian Dunn, Sah Bum Nim (4th dan) and Ms. Abby Huether, Kyo Sah Nim (2nd dan). Mr. Vaillancourt and Mr. Dunn lead the adult advanced class and Ms. Huether the youth and adult beginner classes. Mr. Mark Larson (1st dan) assists Ms. Huether with the youth advanced classes.
Brian Dunn, Sah Bum Nim
4th dan Tang Soo Do (VKMA)
4th dan Taekwondo (VKMA & WTKDCMK)
1st kuk Shotokan (4/1991)
Master Dunn is the senior dan student at the Huron dojang, having joined the first class offered by Mr. Vaillancourt at that location in January 2005. His prior Shotokan experience shows in his effective use of his reverse punch while sparring, but also his utilization of the current Korean influence of his training in the variety of kicking techniques. A solid all-around martial artist, Mr. Dunn still enjoys basics, forms and working the jon bong (long staff).
Abby Huether, Kyo Sah Nim
2nd dan Tang Soo Do (VKMA)
2nd dan Taekwondo (VKMA & WTKDCMK)
Ms. Huether is the lead instructor for the youth classes and the adult beginner class. She greatly enjoys the challenges of training and teaching the younger students. She also teaches the youth summer classes when offered.
Mark Larson, Bo Kyo Sah Nim
1st dan Tang Soo Do (VKMA)
1st dan Taekwondo (VKMA & WTKDCMK)
Mr. Larson assists Ms. Huether in the youth beginner class. He greatly enjoys the challenges of training and teaching the younger students and also coaches youth soccer.