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Sr. Master Ricky J. Todd

8th Degree Black Belt

USTF-8-23
 


 
 

Sr. Master Todd is an internationally certified master instructor under the United States Taekwon-Do Federation (USTF) and is the Senior Instructor at Axe Taekwon-Do.  Sr. Master Todd began his  training under Sr. Master Gary W. Meek, 8th degree black belt at Meek’s Taekwon-Do Center, McConnell Air Force Base, Wichita, Kansas. 

Sr. Master Todd was the chief instructor at that school after Sr. Master Meek’s departure from 1985-1986.  Due to military service Sr. Master Todd moved to Whiteman Air Force Base, Knob Noster, Missouri.  He founded Todd’s Taekwon-Do Center on the base and was there from 1986-1990.  In 1990, Sr. Master Todd moved to Incirlik Air

 

Station, Adana, Turkey.  He founded Todd’s Taekwon-Do Center on the base and was there from 1990-1992. Sr. Master Todd moved to Onizuka Air Station, Sunnyvale, California and founded USTF California Taekwon-Do in Mountain View, California.  He was in California from 1993-1996. 

In December 1996, Sr. Master Todd moved to Offutt Air Force Base, Bellevue, Nebraska and was the assistant instructor at Meek’s International Taekwon-Do at the Offutt Youth Center until April 1998.  He founded and opened a commercial school named Bellevue Taekwon-Do in April 1998, which was open until 2001.  Sr. Master Todd moved again to Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri in 2000 and started Whiteman Taekwon-Do and Windsor Taekwon-Do teaching there until 2002. 

In 2002 he retired from the Air Force and assumed the head instructor position at the Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska in 2004.  He was the USTF State Director for Kansas and Nebraska and the Armed Forces Director.  He is currently the USTF Region III Director responsible for Taekwon-Do operations in Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota and Montana.  Sr. Master Todd is a retired Air Force paralegal and currently working as a law office manager for an Omaha law firm.

 

Promotions:

 

8th Degree, USTF-8-23, October 14, Sr. Grand Master Sereff, Omaha, Nebraska

 

7th Degree, USTF-7-50, April 08, Sr. Grand Master Sereff, Omaha, Nebraska

6th Degree, USTF-6-104, Dec 02, Master Meek, Omaha, Nebraska

5th Degree, A-5-121, Feb 98, Grand Master Sereff, Omaha, Nebraska

4th Degree, A-4-215, May 94, Master Wheatley, Reno, Nevada

 

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3rd Degree, A-3-352, Oct 90, Master Meek, Omaha, Nebraska

2nd Degree, A-2-712, Aug 87, Master Meek, Wichita, Kansas

1st Degree, A-1-3815, Mar 86, Master Meek, Hahn Air Base, West Germany

Certifications:

USTF Class A Instructor #40 - Oct 2009

USTF Class B Instructor #176 - April 2009

USTF Class C Instructor - July 1989

USTF Class A B & C - Referee

 

2018 Hours:  16 - USTF Knife & Weapons Course

                            - USTF Referee Course

 

2017 Hours: 16 - USTF Referee Course

                         - USTF Technical Seminar

 

 

 

Schools:

May 04 - Present, Axe Taekwon-Do, Bellevue, Nebraska

May 02-May 04, Meeks International Taekwon-Do, Omaha, Nebraska

Feb 01-May 02, Whiteman Taekwon-Do, Whiteman Air Force Base, Knob Noster, Missouri

Feb 01-May 02, Windsor Taekwon-Do, Windsor, Missouri

Apr 98-Jun 00, Bellevue Taekwon-Do, Bellevue, Nebraska

 

 

Dec 96-Apr 98, Meeks International Taekwon-Do, Omaha, Nebraska

Apr 94-Dec 96, USTF California, Mountain View, California

Nov 91-Oct 93, Todd's Taekwon-Do Center, Incirlik Air Base, Adana, Turkey

Jan 87-Oct 91, Todd's Taekwon-Do Center, Whiteman Air Force Base, Knob Noster, Missouri

Jan 85-Dec 86, Todd's Taekwon-Do Center, McConnell Air Force Base, Wichita, Kansas

 
For Larger Pictures, please click on the picture
   
 

6th Degree Test - 7 board side piercing kick

 

1-Step Sparring with Mr. Meek, Vth Dan

 

 

5th Dan Testing Board - Mr. Bushor 2006

 

 

2nd Degree Certificate

 

 

3rd Degree

 

 

4th Degree

 

 

6th Degree

 

 

7th Degree

 

 

1st ITF Certificate - 1999

 

 

2nd ITF Certificate - 2001

 

 

USTF Instructor Certificate - 1995

 

 

ITF Class B Certificate - 1988

 

 

USTF Armed Forces Director

 

 

USTF Nebraska State Director

 

 

USTF Region 3 Director

 

 

1st USTF Instructors Certificate - 1989

 

Gen. Choi & Grand Master Sereff

 

USTF Instructors Course Class B - 2009

 

 

Old Official Pic

 

USTF Breaking Seminar - 2014

 

USTF Breaking Seminar - 2014

 
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
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