U.S. Taekwondo Center Master Your Full Potential

Meet Instructor Charles Day

Education:

New Castle Chrysler High School graduate, New Castle, IN (1971)

Ball State University, 1971-1972 Indiana University 1975-1976

U.S. Army, 82nd Airborne Division, 2/325 Infantry 1972-1975

Taekwondo Experience:

American Taekwondo Association 1988-1992, 1st degree black belt (Son Jason, 1st degree, Son Joshua, 2nd degree)

April 6, 2006 – USTC Taekwondo Birthday

October 23, 2010 – Kukkiwon 1st Degree Black Belt

October 20, 2014 – Kukkiwon 2nd Degree Black Belt

2007 Established annual USTC Break-a-thon with Master Jay Lee (over $330,000 raised for local charities)

2007 Masters Challenge, Team Creative Poomsae, silver medal

2008 Masters Challenge, Team Creative Poomsae, silver medal

2008 Masters Challenge, Jumping Side Kick Power Breaking, gold medal

2009 Masters Challenge, Team Traditional Poomsae, gold medal

2010 Masters Challenge, Coach-Team 10 under 10, Traditional Poomsae, gold medal

2011 Masters Challenge, Coach – Team WooSong Warriors, Traditional Poomsae, gold medal

2011 Masters Challenge, Team Traditional Poomsae, gold medal

2012 US Open Hanmadang, Coach-Team 10 under 10, Team Traditional Poomsae, gold medal

2012 US Open Hanmadang, Jumping Side Kick Power Break, silver medal

2012 Masters Challenge, Jumping Side Kick Power Break, silver medal

2013 Co-Chair Scorekeeper’s Committee, U.S. Open Taekwondo Hanmadang

2013 US Open Hanmadang, Coach-WooSong Warriors, Team Creative Poomsae, silver medal

2013 US Open Hanmadang, Team Traditional Poomsae, gold medal

2014 US Open Hanmadang, Scorekeeper-Demonstration team competition

2014 Instructor certification – US Fighting systems, USTC fight fitness program

2015 Master’s Challenge, Skipping side-kick power break, Gold medal

2015 US Open Hanmadang, Team Traditional Poomsae, Silver Medal

2015 US Open Hanmadang, Scorekeeper-Demonstration team competition

2016 US Open Hanmadang, Team Traditional Poomsae, Bronze Medal

2016 Master’s Challenge, Individual Traditional Poomsae, Gold medal, Spinning hook kick breaking, Silver medal, Skipping side kick power break, Gold medal

2016 Active shooter certification, US Fighting systems

2016 CPR Certification

2017 Stetson Hills Dojang, Demonstration Team Coach

Professional Experience:

2015-present – Instructor, U.S. Taekwondo Center, Stetson Hills Dojang

2007-present – USAFA Eisenhower Golf Club, course maintenance

2001-2007 – Contract Corporate Benefits Consultant

1985-2001 – Valley Employee Benefits, Corporate Benefits Broker, Consultant & Sales Management

1976-1985, Sales Management/Personal Production – John Hancock Financial Services