Rachel Truckley 360 Back Kick Break

360 Back kick Break

Ms. Rachel Truckley from AmKor Karate Institutes of Collegeville executes a 360 back kick break through three boards at the 2010 Dan Testing. View more breaking techniques or check out more of our martial arts videos. We will be posting videos often, so check back soon to view the latest news, videos, and more from AmKor Karate Institutes!

This AmKor Karate school is headed by Master Brain Matys, 7th degree black belt. View this schools class schedule or contact Master Matys by visiting the AmKor Karate Institutes of Collegeville page or visit this schools' website at www.amkorkaratec.com.

1999 Dan Testing Black Belt Fighting

Black Belt Fighting at the 1999 Dan Testing

The above video shows Master Michael Gaudiuso and Mr. Richard Liuzzi fighting at the 1999 black belt testing. Black Belt fighting is one of many requirements of these testing candidates. Master Gaudiuso was testing for his 4th degree black belt and Mr. Liuzzi was testing for his 3rd degree black belt at this dan testing. Both are students of KJN Frederick Scott and have been successful competitors traveling to many national and international competitions. Master Gaudiuso is uncle to Mr. Michael Schwien, who can be seen performing a triple sidekick break while testing for 2nd degree black belt. Master Gaudiuso also serves as President and 5th Ward Commisioner for the Upper Chichester Township.

Master Matys Chil Sung Sah Lo

Chil Sung Sah Lo

Master Brian Matys from AmKor Karate Institutes of Collegeville performs Chil Sung Sah Lo at the 1996 Greater Delaware Valley Karate Championships at the CoreStates Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Master Matys won first place in his division at this international competition. Master Matys can also be seen doing a triple sidekick, a jump double front kick, and a split kick during breaking competition at the 1997 America Cup.

Chil Sung Sah Lo is one of seven of the Chil Sung forms developed by Grandmaster Hwang, Kee. Check out these posts to see more non-traditional forms demonstrated by students of AmKor Karate Institutes.

2012 Women Fighting Team

2012 Women Fighting Team

Master Erica Tierney, 5th dan, Master Amie Maguire, 4th dan, and Ms. Erinn Tobin, 3rd dan are members of the 2012 Women Fighting Team from the Aston Dojang. This team won gold medals at both the 2o12 World Karate Championships and at the 2012 USTL National Championships. Master Tierney can also be seen performing Jion at the US Goodwill Association Nationals and is the assistant instructor at the AmKor Karate Institutes gym in Aston, Pennsylvania. Master Amie Maguire and Ms. Erinn Tobin are also students of KJN Frederick Scott and have been dominant martial arts competitors for the past several years.

Triple Sidekick Break

Mr. Michael Schwien Triple Sidekick Break

Mr. Michael Schwien of AmKor Karate Aston breaks with a Triple Sidekick while testing for 2nd Dan Black Belt during the Winter 2013 Dan Testing. Mr. Schwien is a student of KJN Frederick Scott and is the nephew of 6th degree black belt, Master Michael Gaudiuso. Master Gaudiuso is the President and 5th Ward Commisioner of Upper Chichester Township and can be seen fighting at the 1999 Dan Testing. Black belt candidates are required to break with advanced kicking techniques commonly found in Tang Soo Do. Check out other breaking videos or check back often for new posts.

Chil Sung Yuk Ro Hyung

Chil Sung Yuk Ro Hyung

Mr. Bridson Wallace of AmKor Karate Institutes of Upper Darby performs Chil Sung Yuk Ro Hyung. Bridson is the student and son of Upper Darby head instructor, Master Samuel Wallace. This video was taken at the Upper Chichester Recreation Center in the summer of 2013.

Chil Sung Sah Lo is one of seven of the Chil Sung forms developed by Grandmaster Hwang, Kee. Check out these posts to see more non-traditional forms demonstrated by students of AmKor Karate Institutes.

Master Erica Tierney Jion

Master Erica Tierney - Jion

Master Erica Tierney, 5th dan and instructor at AmKor Karate Institutes of Aston, competes with Jion at the 2013 US Goodwill Association Nationals in Connecticut. Master Tierney finished in first place in the Mens Masters' division. Master Tierney has also placed first in forms and weapons and also Grand Champion in both divisions at other major events such as 2014 UK Open Championships in Cardiff, Wales hosted by Master John Trudgill of the Traditional Tang Soo Do Federation. Master Tierney will be returning to Cardiff to compete at the UK Open Championships on April 25th, 2015.

Check back often for more videos and demonstrations of our AmKor Karate Institutes students and instructors competing at national and international events.

Master Matys Breaking Demonstration

Master Matys Breaking Demonstration

Master Brian Matys, 7th dan and head instructor of AmKor Karate Institutes of Collegeville, demonstrates a triple sidekick, jump double front kick, and a split kick break in the 1997 America Cup at the CoreStates Center, Philadelphia in this Tang Soo Do Breaking Demonstration. Master Matys finished this international breaking competition in first place in his division.

For more pictures of Master Brain Matys, check out the gallery below or visit his school website at www.amkorkaratec.com. For more breaking videos on www.amkorkarate.com view our breaking category. Check back often for new posts about our students and instructors.

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Pyung Ahn Oe Dan Demonstration

Master David Kremin of AmKor Karate Bryn Mawr demonstrates Pyung Ahn Oe Dan applications with his students, Mr. Daniel Marino and Mr. Wasif Maatallah. This demonstration was held at the December 2014 Traditional Tang Soo Do International Dan Testing.