Association Instructors:

Jude Miller

  • 1993 - 1998 – Studied Tae Sho Do American Karate.
  • 1997 - Began study of Aikido under Vernon Medeiros Sensei. Earned Shodan in American Karate.
  • 1998 - Began study of Tangsoology® under Vernon Medeiros Sabom-nim.
  • 2001 - 1st Dan in Tangsoology.
  • 2005 - 2nd Dan in Tangsoology.
  • 2008 - 1st Dan in Aikido. 3rd Dan in Tangsoology.
  • 2011 - 4th Dan in Tangsoology. Began study of Wu Dang Tai Chi under Instructor Mike Anderson.
  • 2012 - 2nd Dan in Aikido, Est. Aiwa Dojo , Est. Sand Creek Tang Soo Do, Est. Hang Pokhan Dojang
  • 2013 - 5th Dan in Tangsoology, Sand Creek TSD formally becomes known as Sand Creek Tang Soo Do Academy, 3rd Dan in Aikido.
  • 2016- 4th Dan in Aikido.

Mr. Jude Miller has been a student of Sabom Nim/Sensei Vernon A. Medeiros since 1997. Mr. Miller was given the responsibilities for the Center in Colorado Springs, CO when Mr. Medeiros relocated to Maryland in 2004.

Sabom Nim/Sensei Vernon A. Medeiros


December 2, 1952 - Born in Sendai, Japan
    Sabom Nim Medeiros Tangsoology® Timeline
  • 1979 – Began studying Tang Soo Do at San Diego City College under Master Jong H. Lee.
  • 1987 – Promoted to 1st Dan by Mr. Jose Melendez, founded TangSooDo Institute in Colorado Springs, CO
  • 1993 – Promoted to 2nd Dan by GM Chun Sik Kim, International TangSooDo Federation, renamed Tangsoodo Institute to “San Shin Kwan” (Mountain Spirit School)
  • 1997 – Promoted to 3rd Dan by the Tangsoology Institute
  • January 1998 -- Founded The Center for TangSooDo Studies.
  • 2008 – Promoted to 4th Dan by Jugensoku Aikido and the Center for Aikido and TangSooDo Studies.
  • 2009 --Promoted to 5th Dan by Purple Mountain Dojo Assc.
  • 2010 – Est. Asian Martial Arts Society, MD
  • 2017 – Promoted to 6th Dan by Purple Mountain Dojo Assc.
    Medeiros Sensei Aikido Timeline
  • 1979 Began Aikido under John Sabo Sensei and Dick Kadalubowski Sensei at San Diego City College Aikido Kai, CA
  • 1980 – Joined the Mira Mesa Aikikai and Imua Ki Aikido Association - San Diego, CA (Ki Society affilitate)
  • 1986 – Joined Colorado College Aikido Club under Professor Jeff Noblett Sensei (ASU affiliate)
  • 1988 – Helps est. Pikes Peak Aikikai under Debra Noblett Sensei (ASU)
  • 1989 – Shodan –ASU, Est. Aikidokai San Shin Kan
  • 1997 – Est. Center for Aikido and Tang Soo Do Studies
  • 2000 – Meets Isoyama Hiroshi Shihan – Colorado Springs, CO & 2006 Los Angeles, CA
  • 2008 – Promoted to 4th Dan by Jugensoku Aikido and the Center for Aikido and TangSooDo Studies.
  • 2009 Promoted to 5th Dan by Purple Mountain Dojo Assc.
  • 2009 Est. Aiki-Tang
  • 2010 – Est. Asian Martial Arts Society MD
  • 2017 – Promoted to 6th Dan by Purple Mountain Dojo Assc.

MICHAEL P. PARENTEAU II SABOM NIM CONDENSED BIOGRAPHY


Born – December 2, 1968 in Cavalier, North Dakota.
  • 1983 – began studying Tae Kwon Do, Chung Do Kwan under Ms. Cheryl Duckett. Trained under Ms. Duckett until 1987.
  • 1988 to 1990 – trained in Tae Kwon Do, Song Moo Kwan under Mr. Mike Armbrust.
  • 1995 – Began studying Tang Soo Do under Vernon A. Medeiros Sabom Nim at the Chelton Loop location of the Tangsoology Institute of Colorado Springs.
  • 1997 – Promoted to 1st Dan by Vernon A. Medeiros Sabom Nim, marking the 10th anniversary of the Tang Soo Do Institute of Colorado Springs.
  • 2000–Established the Center for Tang Soo Do Studies in Longmont, Colorado a.k.a. the Tangsoology Institute of Longmont.
  • 2008 – Promoted to 3rd Dan in August by Vernon A. Medeiros Sabom Nim.
  • 2008 – Promoted to 4th Dan in November by Vernon A. Medeiros Sabom Nim.
  • 2011 –Promoted to 5th Dan in April 2011 by Vernon A. Medeiros Sabom Nim.
  • 2013 – Started training in the martial art of Iaido under Steven Shaw Sensei.
  • 2014 – The name of the Longmont branch was formally changed to the “Tangsoology Institute of Longmont, CO” on January 25, 2014.
  • 2016 – Promoted to the rank of Shodan in Iaido in October 2016 by Steven Shaw Sensei.