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Tanny Academy of Martial Arts Black Belt Instructors
Tanny Family
About
  • Who We Are and Our Mission:
  • "A family that kicks together sticks together! "
  • Tanny Academy of Martial Arts (TAMA) is a place for families to train together. If you're looking for a high quality martial arts school that offers traditional martial arts and kickboxing combined with teaching kids respect, discipline, responsibility and character, look no further. This is the school you are looking for!
  • Tanny Academy of Martial Arts promises to build a solid foundation of both martial arts and self defense skills as well as life skills that help set up our students for success in life.
  • The instructors and staff at Tanny Academy of Martial Arts have trained for many years to provide safe, quality instruction that caters to the individual needs of each of our students. Our instructors have over 90 years combined experience training in the martial arts and we are dedicated to helping all of our students learn and progress towards their goals.
  • We offer Traditional ITF Taekwon-do instruction and a high octane, cardio/bag based Fitness Kickboxing program.
  • Tanny Academy of Martial Arts is a member school of Colorado International Taekwon-do (CIT), the American International Taekwon-do Federation (ATFI) and the International Taekwon-do Federation (ITF).General Information


MEET OUR HEAD INSTRUCTOR:

Sabum Kimberly Tanny is the owner and Head Instructor at Tanny Academy of Martial Arts. She is a 4th Degree Black Belt and certified International Instructor under the International Taekwon-do Federation. Sabum Tanny teaches our Taekwon-do classes from our littlest martial artists to our adults. She also teaches the fitness kickboxing classes.

Sabum Tanny first started her martial arts training in a semester long, martial arts based self defense course in 2001. She began her training in Taekwon-do in April 2002. She earned her 1st and 2nd degree black belts at Tran's Martial Arts and in August 2009, she founded Tanny Academy of Martial Arts (TAMA).

TAMA joined the Colorado International Taekwon-do under Master Roberto Roena in December 2010 and began its transition into an official ITF Taekwon-do dojang. Sabum Tanny earned her 3rd Dan Black Belt in June 2011 and her 4th Dan Black Belt as an International Instructor in November 2014.

She has over 15 years of experience training in the martial arts. While her focus has been traditional Taekwon-do, she has also trained in Muay Thai, Kickboxing, Kung Fu, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Kendo as well as martial arts weaponry and extreme martial arts.

Sabum Tanny has competed locally in the Denver/Aurora area, nationally and internationally.  She is a multiple-time Colorado and Texas state champion in Patterns, Sparring and Breaking.  She is a Team USA member and competed at the 2017 ITF World Championships in Dublin, Ireland in October 2017.  

She is also a Co-author of a book: Bullyproof: Unleash the Hero Inside Your Kid, Volume 6.

The most rewarding thing about teaching martial arts is the positive impact that it makes on students, both young and old. 
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INSTRUCTORS
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Mr. Howard Hu
Mr. Howard Hu
Instructor
5th Dan Black Belt 
Mr. Jason Weymouth
Mr. Jason Weymouth
Assistant Taekwon-do Instructor
3rd Dan Black Belt 
Mr. Travis Taylor
Mr. Travis Taylor
Assistant Taekwon-do Instructor
1st Dan Black Belt 
Mr. Brayden Curnow
Mr. Brayden Curnow
Assistant Taekwon-do Instructor
1st Dan Black Belt 
Mr. Linh Do
Mr. Linh Do
Assistant Taekwon-do Instructor
1st Dan Black Belt 
Mr. Casey Medack
Mr. Casey Medack
Assistant Taekwon-do Instructor
1st Dan Black Belt 
Ms. Kathy Schlegel
Ms. Kathy Schlegel
Fitness Kickboxing Instructor
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