Neland North started his martial arts training in 1982 and has been taking or teaching classes, for over 36 years. He has achieved multiple black belts in various martial arts and is widely trained and highly skilled in Tae Kwon Do, Aikido, Combat Hapkido and Systema.
Some of his current martial arts endeavors are:
Chief Instructor at the USAF Academy Aikido Club
Assistant Director and Instructor for Combative Defensive Tactics International
Instructor for Colorado Youth Correction Service
Instructor for Korean American Tae Kwon Do
Defensive Tactics Instructor, Woodmen Valley Chapel Safety team
Women’s Self Defense Instructor for Sex Trafficked survivors
His passion/motivation for teaching martial arts is to:
Prepare others to face potentially, dangerous situations with confidence and skill,
Empower others to provide protection for family, friends and innocents, and to help people achieve what they did not think possible.