Master Thien Vo

Country : USA

TANG SOO DO CHAMPION / USA

Education

University of Arkansas
Remington University
Taekwondo Tang Soo Do
1984 – Started Taekwondo 2011 – Started Tang Soo Do
1986 – Earn Cho Dan 2012 – Earn Sa Dan
1989 – Earn Ee Dan 2014 – Earn Oh Dan1993 – Earn Sam Dan
2012 – Appointed Master Instructor
1998 – Earn Sa Dan
1999 – Appointed Master Instructor
2003 – Earn Oh Dan
2011 – Earn Yuk Dan
2020 – Chil Dan

American Taekwondo Association – President Grandmaster H.U. Lee (1984 -1986)
International Martial Arts Federation – President Grandmaster S. Jack Hwang (1989-2011)
Hwa Rang World Tang Soo Do Federation – Grandmaster Ho Sik Pak (2013 Lifetime Member)
World Dang Soo Do Union – President / Founder Grandmaster Song Ki Kim
World Dang Soo Do Union – United States President Grandmaster Michael Shintaku
Western Pacific Tang Soo Do Association – Founder Grandmaster Ernie Estioko
Western Pacific Tang Soo Do Association – President Grandmaster Brooks Matsuda
World United Martial Arts Alliance – President / Founder Grandmaster Joon Pyo Choi

Competition

March 1992 – 2nd Place Open Forms
28th Annual All American Taekwondo, Karate Championship presented by
Grandmaster Jack Hwang, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

March 1993 – 1st Place Open Forms
29th Annual All American Taekwondo, Karate Championship presented by
Grandmaster Jack Hwang , Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

April 1993 – 2nd Place Open Forms
3rd Place Sparring
Southern Oklahoma Open Championship, McCalister Oklahoma

September 1993 – 1st Place Open Forms 2nd Place Sparring
Wichita Kansas Taekwondo Fall Open, Wichita Kansas

October 1993 – 1st Place World Taekwondo Federation Forms
Universal Taekwondo Cup Championship
Presented by Grandmaster D.W Kang, Tulsa, Oklahoma
March 1994 – 3rd Place Open Forms, 3rd Dan and above
30th Annual All American Taekwondo, Karate Championship presented by
Grandmaster Jack Hwang, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

March 1995 – 2nd Place Open Forms, 3rd Dan and above
31st Annual All American Taekwondo, Karate Championship presented by Grandmaster Jack Hwang, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
March 1996 – 3rd Place Open Forms, 3rd Dan and above
2nd Place Sparring
32nd Annual All American Taekwondo, Karate Championship presented by Grandmaster Jack Hwang, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
April 1997 – 3rd Place Open Forms, 3rd Dan and above
3rd Place Sparring
33rd Annual All American Taekwondo, Karate Championship presented by Grandmaster Jack Hwang, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

April 1998 – 2nd Place Sparring
34th Annual All American Taekwondo, Karate Championship presented by Grandmaster Jack Hwang, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
April 2000 – 1st Place Open Forms, 3rd Dan and above
2nd Place Sparring
36th Annual All American Taekwondo, Karate Championship presented by Grandmaster Jack Hwang, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
June 2000 – 1st Place Open Forms,
2nd Annual Vann’s Taekwondo, Karate , Kung Fu Championship presented by Vann’s American Martial Arts Federation,
Master Vann Wilson, Talequah, Oklahoma
April 2001 – 1st Place Open Forms, 3rd Dan and above
37th Annual All American Taekwondo, Karate Championship presented by Grandmaster Jack Hwang, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
June 2001 – 2nd Place Open Forms,
3rd Annual Vann’s Taekwondo, Karate , Kung Fu Championship presented by Vann’s American Martial Arts Federation, Master Vann Wilson, Talequah, Oklahoma
April 2002 – 1st Place Open Forms, 3rd Dan and above
2nd Place Sparring
38th Annual All American Taekwondo, Karate Championship presented by Grandmaster Jack Hwang, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
April 2003- 1st Place Open Forms, 3rd Dan and above
2nd Place Sparring
39th Annual All American Taekwondo, Karate Championship presented by Grandmaster Jack Hwang, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
May 2012 – 2nd Place Traditional Forms
1st Place Power Break
10th Annual Battle of LA presented by Grandmaster Ho Sik Pak, Granada Hills, California
May 2014 – 1st Place Traditional Forms
2nd Place Sparring
11th Annual Battle of LA presented by Grandmaster Ho Sik Pak, Granada Hills, California

Awards & Recognition

March 1992 – Presidential Sports Award, Taekwondo
June 1997 – Recognition Award, Arkansas Invitation Taekwondo Championship presented by Guldi’s Taekwondo
June 1998 – Recognition Award, Arkansas Invitation Taekwondo Championship presented by Guldi’s Taekwondo
June 1999 – Recognition Award, Arkansas Invitation Taekwondo Championship presented by Guldi’s Taekwondo and Family Taekwondo
May 2012- Hwa Rang World Tang Soo Do Federation 10th Annual Battle of LA Grandmasters Seminar present by Grandmaster Ernist Estilko,
Grandmaster Song Ki Kim, Grandmaster Nam In Do
May 2012 – Hwa Rang World Tang Soo Do Federation 10th Annual Battle of LA Recognition Award present by Grandmaster Ho Sik Pak
June 2013 – Hwa Rang World Tang Soo Do Federation Region 5, Recognition Award presented by Round Rock Karate Academy Master Daniel Delenela
December 2013 – United Taekwondo Alliance / Advantage Martial Arts, Appreciation Award presented by Master Jim Hammons
December 2014 – United Taekwondo Alliance / Advantage Martial Arts, Appreciation Award presented by Master Jim Hammons
May 2014 – Presidential Sports Award, Tang Soo Do
May 2014 – Hwa Rang World Tang Soo Do Federation Meritorious Commendation Award present by Grandmaster Ho Sik Pak
May 2015 – Battle of Columbus and Bruce Lee Legends / Martial Arts Hall of Honor Inaugural Award Honorees – Master Spirit / Tang Soo Do
Master Indomitable Spirit presented by Grandmaster Joon Pyo Choi

Achievements

October 2013 Host 1st Annual Seminar “Fundamental of Tang Soo Do”, Conducted by GM Ho Sik Pak
October 2014 Host 2nd Annual Seminar “Chinese Double Dagger, Haidong Gumdo, Cane” Conducted by Master Rockhold, Master Sawyer, Mr.Lathem
June 2014 Host 3rd Annual Seminar “Chines Sword“Conducted by Master John K. Pistella
October 2014 Conducted Seminar “Fundamental Taekwondo Kicks” Host by Highkix Karate
May 2015 Conducted Seminar “Tournament Sparring “ Host by Mu Soo Wan