Nicholas Dusard

Position: 5th Degree Black Belt

ITF – 5th. Dan

WT – 3rd. Dan

2019 US Open Champion Continuous Sparring. (USA)

2018 – ITF World Cup Bronze Medalist (Australia)

2018 – Triple ISKA World Champion (Jamaica)

2017 – WAKO World Championship. Bronze Medalist (Budapest, Hungary)

2016 – African  Cup Champion. (Ethiopia)

2016 – ITF Panam Gold Medalist. (Buenos Ares, Argentina)

2015 – ISKA Continuous Sparring World Champion. (Orlando, Florida.USA)

2015 – ITF World Championship. Bronze Medalist. (Jesolo. Italy)

2014 – ITF World Cup. Gold Medal Team. (Montego Bay, Jamaica)

2013 – ISKA World Championship. Gold Medalist. (Cyprus)

2012 – ITF World Cup. Silver Medalist. (Brighton, England)

2012 – Pan Am  Gold Medalist. (Quebec, Canada)

2008 – ITF Pan Am Championship. (Florianopolis, Brazil.

5th Degree Black Belt

Merissa Pico

Position: 4th. Degree Black Belt

Ms. Merissa Pico started training at Team USA TKD Fitness when she was 3 years old. She is currently a Lawyer in Manhattan, New York.

WT – 5th Dan

ITF- 4th. Dan

2nd Alternate, 2012 Olympics

4 Times USA Jr. National Team Member (WT)

2 Times USA National Team Member (ITF)

4th. Degree Black Belt

Marc-Dimitri Akda

Position: 4th. Degree Black Belt

Mr. Marc-Dimitri Akda started training at Team USA TKD Fitness when he was four years old. He is one of the most decorated Jr Athlete on the USA National Team. Youngest athlete to medal in the 2011 World championships.

2014 World Cup Champion Gold Medalist (Sparring)

2013 Wold Championship Silver Medalist (2nd Dan Patterns)

2013 World Championships Bronze Medalist  (Sparring)

2013 World Championships Bronze Medalist (Team Breaking)

2011 World Championship Bronze Medalist (Sparring)

 

 

 

4th. Degree Black Belt

Amani Bernard

Position: 4th. Degree Black Belt

Mr. Amani Bernard started training at Team USA Taekwondo Fitness when he was three years old. He is currently a student at Montclair University.

ITF- 4th. Dan

WT- 4th. Dan

2019 ESPN Night Of Champions (Umpire)

4th. Degree Black Belt

Scott Lanin

Position: 4th. Degree Black Belt
Email: scott@laninlaw.com

Mr. Scott Lanin have been training in numerous martial arts for over 35 years. He started training in Kickboxing & Taekwon-Do at Team USA Taekwondo Finess in 2001.

ITF – 4th. Dan

2019 – Instructor (Team USA TKD Fitness)

 

 

Scott Lanin, Esq.   Lanin Law P.C  (505 Eight Ave. NY, NY 10018)

212 764-7250 x 201

www.laninlaw.com

4th. Degree Black Belt

Dr. James Jacobs

Position: 3rd Degree Black Belt
Email: officemanager@drjamesjacobs.com

Dr. James Jacobs started training at Team USA Taekwondo Fitness in 1997, in Taekwondo and Kickboxing. He is a world renowned specialists in Periodontics and Implantology. He specializes in conservative and surgical treatment of gum disease including cosmetic procedures to aesthetically enhance your smile, as well as dental implants.

 

ITF – 3rd Dan

 

212 371-5250

30 Central Park South • New York, New York 10019

3rd Degree Black Belt

Kenneth Edwards

Position: 4th. Degree Black Belt

Mr. Kenneth Edwards, 2012 OLYMPIAN  started training at Team USA TKD Fitness in 2007. He is trained in Karate, ITF TKD, WTF TKD, Boxing, Kickboxing, Krav Maga and MMA.

WT- 4th Dan

ITF- 3rd. Dan

KARATE – 3rd Degree

Instructor – (Team USA TKD Fitness)

2018 World Champion (Kickboxing)

2016 World Champion (Kickboxing)

2014 World Cup Champion (ITF)

2012 Olympian – London, England (WT)

4th. Degree Black Belt

Richard Nelson

Position: 3rd Degree Black Belt

Mr. Richard Nelson tested for his 3rd Degree black belt at Team USA Taekwondo Fitness in 2019. He started his Taekwon-Do journey in the island of Jamaica. with his original instructor Master Peter Lue.

ITF – 3rd,  Dan

3rd Degree Black Belt

Alvin Plummer

Position: 3rd Degree Black Belt

3rd Degree Black Belt

Andrew Tupitsyn

Position: 3rd Degree Black Belt

Mr. Andrew Tupitsyn started training at Team USA Taekwondo Fitness in 2002. He trains in Taekwondo & Kickboxing

Mr. Tupitsyn is a Entrepreneur.

 

ITF – 3rd Dan

2019 – Assistant Instructor (Team USA TKD Fitness)

3rd Degree Black Belt

George Kayumov

Position: 2nd Degree Black Belt

Mr. George Kayumov started training at Team USA Taekwondo Fitness in 2001. He was two times ITF USA National Team Member. He trains in Taekwondo & Kickboxing. Mr. Kayumov is also a very accomplish Boxer.

He works in Information Technology, Database Engineering

 

ITF – 2nd Dan

Boxer

Kickboxer

2nd Degree Black Belt

Brian Custer

Position: 2nd Degree Black Belt

Mr. Brian Custer trains at Team USA Taekwondo Fitness in Taekwondo, Kickboxing & Boot Camp Fitness classes.

Mr, Custer is a play-by-play announcer for FOX Sports, working on college football, college basketball and Premier Boxing Champion telecasts. He joined FOX Sports in 2014, working on college basketball.

In addition to his work at FOX Sports, Mr Custer is the main host of Showtime Championship Boxing on Showtime Networks. He also called play-by-play for CBS Sports and hosted CBS Sports Network’s college basketball shows. He also hosted a national NFL Radio show on ESPN Radio for two seasons.

Through his work at SNY, he earned multiple Emmy awards – one for the network’s riveting documentary entitled “Baseball in Africa: A Diamond in the Rough.” In 2011, Custer won another Emmy for a feature on one of the New York Jets coaches.

 

ITF – 2nd Dan

Kickboxing

2nd Degree Black Belt

Michael Kayumov

Position: 2nd Degree Black Belt

Mr. Michael Kayumov started training at Team USA TKD Fitness when he was 5 years old. He is a very accomplished ITF competitor. He was US National Champion in Sparring & Patterns and 2013 USA National Team Member.

2nd Degree Black Belt

Lauryn Fuld

Position: 2nd Degree Black Belt

Ms. Lauryn Fuld started training at Team USA Taekwondo Fitness when she was eight years old. She is also a very competitive soccer athlete.

ITF – 2nd Dan (Jr. Black Belt)

WT- 2nd Poom

2-Times USA National Team Member

2017 – World Champion. (Gold Medalist) Power Breaking Team. Ireland

2017 – World Championships (Bronze Medalist) Individual Sparring. Ireland

2016 – World Cup (Silver Medalist) Individual Sparring. Budapest

2016 – World Cup (Bronze Medalist) Specialty Breaking. Budapest

2nd Degree Black Belt

John Katsogiannos

Position: 1st Dan (Inactive)

1st Dan (Inactive)

Konstantine Panfilov

Position: 1st Degree Black Belt
Email: kpanfilov@yahoo.com

Mr. Konstantine Panfilov started training at Team USA Taekwondo Fitness in 2001. He trains in (ITF) International TKD Federation, (WT) World Taekwondo & Kickboxing.

Mr. Panfilov is a Personal Trainer. He specializes in Olympic Style Weightlifting, Kattlebell Fitness, Body Building, Functional Training, Toning and Shaping

WT – 1st. Dan

1st Degree Black Belt

Raul Rivera

Position: 1st Degree Black Belt

Mr. Raul Rivera continues to train and compete in numerous Martial Arts. Including: Boxing, BJJ, ITF, WT, Sambo,  Thai Kickboxing and MMA.

Instructor – #DoubleR

ITF – 1st. Dan

WT – 1st. Dan

BJJ – Purple Belt

1st Degree Black Belt

Neco Williams

Position: 1st Degree Black Belt

1st Degree Black Belt

Massimiliano Attanasio

Position: 1st Degree Black Belt

1st Degree Black Belt

Tomomi Shore

Position: 1st Degree Black Belt

ITF – 1st. Dan

1st Degree Black Belt

Tatiana Arango

Position: 1st Degree Black Belt

Ms. Tatiana Arango is a 1st. Degree black belt at Team USA Taekwondo Fitness. She is a teacher in New York  City.

ITF – 1st. Dan

1st Degree Black Belt

Samantha Lanin

Position: 1st Degree Black Belt

ITF – 1st. Dan

1st Degree Black Belt

Elliot Wehrle

Position: 1st Degree Black Belt

1st Degree Black Belt

Teodora Zivkovic

Position: 1st Degree Black Belt

ITF – 1st. Dan  (Jr. Black Belt)

WT- 1st Poom

2018 – New Jersey State Champion (WT)

1st Degree Black Belt

Alexandra Gorlov

Position: 1st. Degree Black Belt

1st. Dan (Jr. Black Belt)

1st. Degree Black Belt

Elyas Arefian

Position: 1st Degree Black Belt

1st. Dan  (Jr. Black Belt)

1st Degree Black Belt

Jessica Lanin

Position: 1st Degree Black Belt

1st. Dan  (Jr. Black Belt)

1st Degree Black Belt

Olexiy Voistinov

Position: 1st Degree Black Belt

Mr. Olexiy Voistinov tested for his 1st. Degree black belt at Team USA Taekwondo Fitness in May, 2019. He started his training under Mr. Alexey Zolotavin and Vladislav Kim at Crimean (ITF) Taekwondo Federation.

Mr. Voistinov works in Information Technology as a Senior Software Architect.

1st. Dan  (Black Belt)

1st Degree Black Belt

Kenji Shore

Position: 1st Degree Black Belt

1st. Dan  (Jr. Black Belt)

1st Degree Black Belt

Josh Khodosh

Position: 1st Degree Black Belt

1st. Dan  (Jr. Black Belt)

1st Degree Black Belt

Matthew Pisinski

Position: 1st Dan (Inactive)

1st Dan (Inactive)

Karen Papavasiliou

Position: 1st Dan (Inactive)

1st Dan (Inactive)

Brandon Winick

Position: 1st Dan (Inactive)

1st Dan (Inactive)

Blake Winick

Position: 1st Dan (Inactive)

1st Dan (Inactive)

Michael Casella

Position: 1st Dan (Inactive)

1st Dan (Inactive)

Lauren Katz

Position: 1st Dan (Inactive)

1st Dan (Inactive)