2019 Special Guests and Seminar Schedule
Friday March 29, 2019 – 1 PM to 5 PM
FREE PREREGISTRATION SEMINARS
OMAHA BLUE WAVES MARTIAL ARTS
13803 Industrial Rd.
Omaha, NE 68137
FREE USKF Referee Refresher Course
Free to All Black Belts – (Upstairs Class Room) 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Join GM Jeffrey Helaney (and staff) as he reviews the rules and regulations governing tournament refereeing at USKF Sanctioned events. This abbreviated course follows the outline of the full referee certification course and is both a good review and an introduction to understanding the responsibilities of a tournament referee.
Free to Pre-Registered Competitors (Floor One) 2:10 PM to 3:00 PM
Join SM Harold Cline VII (Hapkido stylist and BJJ player – Missouri) as he explores the world of grappling for self-defense and competition. He will be discussing transitions, escapes, and locks. SM Cline is a frequent fixture on open martial arts and grappling circuits.
Free to Pre-Registered Competitors – (Floor One) 3:10 PM to 4:00 PM
Join GM Robert Dunn IX (President of the International Jun Tong TaeKwon-Do Federation – North Carolina) as he explores tournament ring presence and how to set yourself apart from the crowd. GrandMaster Robert Dunn is one of the most awarded and frequently resourced TaeKwon-Do grandmasters in the world. Each year GM Dunn travels the globe teaching Traditional TKD concepts to practitioners all over the world. Learn from one of TaeKwon-Do’s original legends and pioneers.
Free to Pre-Registered Competitors (Floor One) 4:00 PM to 4:50 PM
Join Ben Thompson IV Dan (Owner Open Space Martial Arts – Ohio) as he discusses strategies for open competition sparring. Mr. Thompson has competed on the Professional Karate Commission circuit since 1997 and was one of the Elite Black Belt Competitors invited to Disney’s KA Open in La Angeles in 2005.
4:50 TO 5:00 UPDATED BLACK BELT PHOTOGRAPHS FOR WEBSITE – PLEASE ALL USKF, IJTF, AND AFFILIATED BLACK BELTS ON-SITE ATTEND IN UNIFORM
Some of our Past – Special Guests
If you have missed the last few years at ONMAC — YOU HAVE MISSED A LOT! We have been fortunate enough to have amazing special guests such as martial arts legends: action movie star and kickboxing champion Don “the Dragon” Wilson, award winning director/actor/producer Art Camacho, traditional martial arts icon Frank Williams, noted author and martial artist Dr. Nick Gerassimakis, Hong Kong action movie star and multi-year grammy nominee Vincent Lyn, and traditional TaeKwon-Do legend GM Robert Dunn just to name a few.