U.S. Taekwondo Center Master Your Full Potential

Meet Richie Postma

Education

2011 – Discovery Canyon Campus High School

2015 – A.S., Computer Science – Pikes Peak Community College, Colorado Springs

Taekwondo Experience

April 16, 2006 – Taekwondo Birthday

October 2009 – Kukkiwon 1st Dan Black Belt

May 2013 – Kukkiwon 2nd Dan Black Belt

May 2017 – Kukkiwon 3rd Dan Black Belt

2006-Present

  • 16 Golds, 6 Silvers, 2 Bronze medals in USTC Master’s Challenge, various events

Summer 2008

  • 1st place Jumping High Kick 14-17 division, – US Open Hanmadang – Chicago, IL
  • 1st place Individual Traditional Poomsae 14-17 division – US Open Hanmadang – Chicago, IL

Summer 2009

  • 2nd place Jumping High Kick – US Open Hanmadang – Chicago, IL
  • 3rd place Individual Traditional Forms – US Open Hanmadang –  Chicago, IL

Summer 2011

  • 2nd place Jumping High Kick – US Open Taekwondo Hanmadang – Colorado Springs, CO
  • 1st place Power Side Kick – US Open Hanmadang – Colorado Springs, CO
  • 1st place Power Knife Hand – US Open Hanmadang – Colorado Springs, CO

Summer 2012

  • 3rd place Jumping High Kick – US Open Hanmadang – Colorado Springs, CO

Summer 2013

  • 2nd place Jumping High Kick – US Open Hanmadang – Colorado Springs, CO
  • 1st place Power Knife Hand – US Open Hanmadang – Colorado Springs, CO
  • 1st place Individual Traditional Poomsae – US Open Hanmadang – Colorado Springs, CO
  • 1st place Power Side Kick – US Open Hanmadang – Colorado Springs, CO
  • 2nd place Power Back Kick – US Open Hanmadang – Colorado Springs, CO

2014

  • 3rd place Team Demo Competition – Lone Wolf Tournament – Denver, CO
  • 4th place Championship Team Demo Competition – US Open Hanmadang – Colorado Springs, CO

2015

  • 2nd place Championship Team Demo Competition – USAT State Tournament – Denver, CO
  • 3rd place Individual Traditional Forms – USAT State Tournament – Denver, CO
  • 6th place Championship Team Demo Competition – US Open Hanmadang – Colorado Springs, CO

2016

  • 2nd place Championship Team Demo Competition – USAT State Tournament – Denver, CO
  • 2nd place Team Traditional Forms – USAT State Tournament – Denver, CO
  • 2nd place Championship Team Demo Competition – US Open Hanmadang – Colorado Springs, CO
  • 2nd place Championship Team Demo Competition – USAT National Tournament – Richmond, VA

2017

  • 2nd place Championship Team Demo Competition – USAT State Tournament – Denver, CO

Work Experience

March 2017 – current, Assistant Instructor USTC Monument

August 2015 – November 2016, Assistant/Lead Instructor USTC Stetson Hills

2014 – January 2017, Captain/Coach, USTC Monument Demo Team