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VAILLANCOURT'S

Korean Martial Arts - Huron, SD

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ASSISTANT InstructorS

 

Brian Dunn

Master Brian Dunn has a 4th dan in Tang Soo Do (World Tang Soo Do General Federation), a 4th dan Taekwondo Chang Moo Kwan, a 2nd gup in Shotokan and an 8th gup in Hapkido.   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 jong bong (long staff).

 

Blaine Rodacker

Mr. Blaine Rodacker began training with Grandmaster Vaillancourt in October of 2011 and has a 2nd dan in Tang Soo Do (VKMA), a 2nd dan Taekwondo from the World Chang Moo Kwan and an 8th gup in Hapkido.  Blaine utilizes his height effectively when sparring and loves breaking.

 

Porsha Scholl

Porsha has trained with Dana and Abby Vaillancourt since October 2013 and currently is a 1st dan in Tang Soo Do from the World Tang Soo Do General Federation and Taekwondo from the World Taekwondo Chang Moo Kwan (both organizations in Seoul, Korea).  Ms. Porsha has a demonstrated interest in teaching and assists Mrs. Vaillancourt with youth classes. She recently received her VKMA teaching certificate.

Nastasia Scholl

Nastasia has trained with Dana and Abby Vaillancourt since October 2013 and currently is a 1st dan in Tang Soo Do from the World Tang Soo Do General Federation and Taekwondo from the World Taekwondo Chang Moo Kwan (both organizations in Seoul, Korea). Ms. Nastasia has a demonstrated interest in teaching and assists Mrs. Vaillancourt with youth classes. She recently received her VKMA teaching certificate. 

 

Gary Lee Scholl

Gary Lee has trained with Dana and Abby Vaillancourt since October 2013 and currently is a 1st dan in Tang Soo Do from the World Tang Soo Do General Federation and Taekwondo from the World Taekwondo Chang Moo Kwan (both organizations in Seoul, Korea).  Gary Lee has a demonstrated interest in teaching and assists Mrs. Vaillancourt with youth classes. He recently received his VKMA teaching certificate.  

 

 

Affiliated Instructor

Master Joel Gilbert is a student of Grand Master Vaillancourt and has over 35 years of training in the Korean Martial Arts.  Master Gilbert currently has a 5th dan in Tang Soo Do from the World Tang Soo Do General Federation and a 5th dan in Taekwondo from the World Taekwondo Chang Moo Kwan; both organizations based in Soeul, Korea.

Classes at:

Buker Community Center

22 Armory Road

Augusta, Maine 04330

(207) 446-4862

Gilbert's Korean Martial Arts

Gilbert's Korean Martial Arts

Instructor Emeritus

Master George Manlove has trained under Grandmaster Vaillancourt for several decades and is currently a 5th dan in Taekwondo Chang Moo Kwan and a 4th dan in Tang Soo Do (World Tang Soo Do General Federation).

Master Manlove has taught martial arts programs in several locations in Maine, most recently at the University of Maine at Orono.

Master Manlove has retired from active teaching.