It was suggested that I introduce myself on this thread so here is the short version of a long story. 54 years old. Born & raised in middle TN Extensive travel in 48 US states, Canada, Mexico, & Malaysia. Started TKD in 1984 under Grand Master Seoung Eui Shin (mastershinonline.com) on a bet with a friend. Co-owned my original dojang in 1986 as a student/silent partner. Started teaching in my 3rd year. Started our county school systems 1st joint fitness program using MA and self defense Taught/trained defensive tactics for three county Emergency Services for 6 years exceeding state requirements. 3-time TN USTU (TKD USA) finalist (gold, silver) 1987 USTU regional finalist 1988 USA Nationals finalist (Pensacola, FL) 1988 USA Olympic Trials competitor (Indianapolis, IN) Police officer for 4 years Two Masters degrees in Electrical Engineering & Engineering Management Owner Diversified Automation of TN 3rd generation beef cattle family farm owner Married to a rock star wife. One son in graduate school working internship with the NFL in scouting. 4th Dan WTF - #5902311 6th Dan Moo Duk Kwan - #3624 Still work out with my 84 year old Instructor. Word cannot describe. In my work related travels I have worked out at over 200 MA schools of various styles.