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
    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