Instructor Michael Olson began training in martial arts at the age of 9. His main martial art style is Tae Kwon-Do and he achieved his 3rd Dan Black Belt (International Tae Kwon-Do Federation, CA-101372-3) under the late Steve Bengyik in Williams Lake; who he had trained under for close to 20 years. He now continues his World Taekwondo training under Master Ku with Prime Elite Academy and currently holds a 3rd Dan Black Belt (05438726)
Some of Instructor Olson's accomplishments include:
- 2003 Regional Tae Kwon-Do Gold Medalist in Sparring (ITF)
- 2003 Regional Tae Kwon-Do Silver Medalist in Patterns (ITF)
- Broke the World Record for "The most 2" concrete patio blocks broken with a foot stomp in 60 seconds" (Sanctioned by the World and United States Martial Art Breaking Association) in 2012.
Instructor Olson's World Record Attempt
In addition to Taekwondo, instructor Olson has trained in various different martial art styles; achieving various belt rankings. He has trained in Aikido Yoshinkan (5th Kyu), WWKA Kanzen Ryu Karate (8th Kyu), Bujinkan Budo Tai jutsu and Kickboxing.