Meet the Instructors
Chief Master Jim Hammons, Master Instructor, holds an 8th Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do. He has been inducted into the World Martial Arts Hall of Fame, is a 3 time World Champion, and holds 16 National Champion titles.
He has enjoyed teaching martial arts for nearly 40 years, and is a devoted husband and loving father of four.
Mrs. Karen Okerstrom holds a 4th degree Black Belt. She is also one of our Fitness Kickboxing Instructors.
She’s a devoted wife and mother who enjoys spending quality time with her family and a gold medal winner from the Women's Team on Team USA.
Mr. Stanley Green currently holds a 5th Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do and is a certified Personal Trainer.
He is a dedicated husband and father to three lovely daughters and is passionate about Tae Kwon Do and the many benefits it brings to people’s lives.
Mr. Gordon Okerstrom holds a 5th Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do, and a 2nd Degree Black Belt in Hapkido.
He’s a doting husband a dad to three boys and enjoys spending quality time with his family. He also likes to ride his motorcycle on beautiful days and thoroughly enjoys teaching martial arts.
Master Eric Pizarro is a 6th Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do and a Senior Instructor at Martial Arts Advantage. He's been studying and training in martial arts for over 34 years. Being a martial arts instructor is his full-time job, and he loves it!
He started studying Tae Kwon Do in 1982 at nine years old. At 13, he began training in boxing and competed as an amateur boxer. A few years later, he added American Karate to his activities. In 1996, he began training in Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu and achieved the rank of Shodan (1st degree black belt) while studying in Japan. Under the instruction of Shihan Kevin Millis, he's earned the rank of Sandan (3rd degree).
Master Pizarro has also trained in Judo and Aikido, and speaks Spanish, Italian, and Japanese.
He is currently ranked in the following arts:
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