GRand
master
ozuna

BIOGRAPHY

HISTORY and RESUME

Born In San Pedro, Paraguay in April 30th, 1958

In 1983, Grand Master Ozuna started STF (Songahm Taekwondo Federation), which consisted of 10 South American countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay, Panama, Peru and Uruguay. Today, these countries have a total of over 200 active schools, and over 120 active clubs. In 1997, Grand Master Ozuna moved to South Florida with his family (wife and three daughters). Here he opened and operated 6 ATA commercial schools. Throughout his teaching career he created instructors that went on to open more than 50 schools throughout the USA, and others who branched out throughout the world, including countries like Portugal, Spain, Italy, Scotland, and Japan. As of October 20th, 2020, the majority of these locations will continue to be active under MAS (Martial Arts System). 

Grand Master Ozuna has a legacy of black belts under his instruction, including his three daughters: Alex (4th Degree black belt) , Moira (5th Degree Black Belt) and Dafne (3rd Degree Black Belt). 

His highest achieving students include: 4 Chief Masters (8th Degree Black Belts), 14 Senior Masters (7th Degree Black Belts), 40 Masters (6th Degree Black Belts), and over 300 certified instructors worldwide. 

 

Belt And certifications

Grand Master in Korean TaeKwonDo

Certified by President Jae-Kyu Chon, 2019

Grand Master in Songham Taekwondo, Certified by ATA, 2019

4th Degree Black Belt in I.T.F, 1981

Black Belt in World Taekwondo Federation

  • Pressure point control tactic (PPCT)
  • Joint Manipulation
  • Ground fighting
  • Single and double Sshan jeol bong (Nunchaku)
  • Single and double Bahn Mang Ee (Escrima stick/Kali)
  • Gumdo (Sword)
  • Ssahng Nat (Kama)
  • Spontaneous knife defense
  • Tai Chi
  • Long Staff

1970-1975 French high school of Asunción, Paraguay

1976-1979 University of the Pacific, Stockton California B.A. in Public relations and Business administration (Personnel management)

1979-1980 Schiller College, Europe University, Paris-France, MBA International Business Administration, Finance 

1980-1981 Schiller College, Heidelberg, Germany Doctorate degree in Finance and Marketing.

Spanish, English, French, Italian, Portuguese and Guarani

Grand Master Ozuna Timeline

Born In April 30th 1958
Began Martial Arts (Moo Duk Kwan) in Asunción with Mr. Myung Duk Sun
Mr Myung Duk Sun Class

Another fact to keep in mind is that Myung Duk Sun was the first taekwondo player to arrive in South America, in Paraguay in 1966. (Galarraga, 2020 El Poder del Guerrero)

1st Degree Black Belt

Moved to California for College

Grand Master Clint Robinson

During College in Stockton, taught and trained Taekwondo and Hap-Kido. Met Grand  Master Clint Robinson who at that time worked with the ATA and started to train  with him in Sacramento, California

2nd Degree Black Belt
3rd Degree Black Belt
Tested for 3rd Degree Black belt in Sacramento and met Eternal Grand Master H.U. Lee. for the first time.
I.T.F. World Championship
Participated in the I.T.F. World Championship in Oklahoma and got 1st place in breaking and 3rd in Jump side kick over obstacle
Business Administration
University of the Pacific, Stockton California B.A. in Public relations and Business administration (Personnel management)
Professional Kickboxing

While living in California ('75-'79) participated in 11 professional Kickboxing matches
winning 10 of them

International Business Administration
Schiller College, Europe University, Paris-France, MBA International Business Administration, Finance
Finance and Marketing
Schiller College, Heidelberg, Germany Doctorate degree in Finance and Marketing.
ITF World Championships

Went back to Paraguay and was named the head coach for the Paraguay I.T.F team
that participated at the World Championships in Argentina getting 1st place in
Sparring and 3rd in form

4th Degree Black Belt
Tested for 4th Degree under General Choi Hong Hi of I.T.F
First School Opened
Opened first individually owned school and decided to teach the ATA System but continued to have a world view of martial arts
Songahm Taekwondo Federation
Founder and President of Songahm Taekwondo Federation (STF)
WTF World Championships

Honored to coach the W.T.F. team of Paraguay at the World Championship in
Copenhagen, Denmark

GM Clint Robinson
Achieved 7 schools and over 400 students working with the ATA system Visited the ATA headquarters to learn all the new Songahm forms GM Clint Robinson visited Paraguay.
Tournaments
Participated in all types of tournaments in South America and out of 50 tournaments winning 48 of them
The accident
Was involved in a car accident which resulted in the loss of the left eye, comatosed wife, and the passing of 2 year old daughter, Irene, and mother-in-law. Only stopped teaching for 5 months and then had the second visit of GM Robinson to Paraguay and by this time already had 11 schools and over 1,000 students.
The Summer Camp
Had a great first experience in the taekwondo summer camp in Little Rock
South American Summer Camp
Held first South American summer camp in Asuncion with 105 participants, with guests including: Eternal Grand Master Hung Un Lee who visited Paraguay for the first time with GM Robert Allemier and Master Mal Kun Lee
Korean Martial Arts Camp
Participated in the Famous Korean Martial Arts Camp at the Hae In temple
5th Degree Black Belt
Tested for 5th Degree, competed for the first time after the car accident and got 3rd in form and sparring at the World Championships in Little Rock
STF Summer Camp
Held STF summer camp with Grand Master Lee, GM Soon Ho, Mr. Dale Craig and GM Jack Pierce
Welcome Chile and Argentina
This year the first two countries besides Paraguay started working with STF: Chile and Argentina and at the end of the year Brazil.
ATA World Championship
The first 4 senior students tested at the World Championships in Little Rock: Mr.Gregorio Diaz, Mr.Teofilo Barrios, Mr.Agustin Garay and Mr. Sergio Von Schmeling.
Welcome Peru
This year the first two countries besides Paraguay started working with STF: Chile and Argentina and at the end of the year Brazil.
Welcome Uruguay
This year the first two countries besides Paraguay started working with STF: Chile and Argentina and at the end of the year Brazil.
STF - International Tournament
Held first International tournament In Foz do Iguassu, Brazil with several ATA Black belts and over 800 South Americans.
Welcome Venezuela
Venezuela started in STF
6th Degree Black Belt
Tested for 6th degree and the year after.
MASTER
The first STF Master of Latin America.
7th Degree Black Belt

Tested for 7th degree.

SENIOR MASTER
8th Degree Black Belt

Tested for 8th degree.

CHIEF MASTER
PANAM - Paraguay

690 competitors

PANAM - Uruguay
780 competitors
PANAM - Argentina
890 competitors
PANAM - Brazil

824 competitors

PANAM - Chile

1500 competitors

PANAM - Brazil

970 competitors

PANAM - Brazil

1084 competitors

PANAM - Chile

1900 competitors

PANAM - Brazil
Battled and overcame cancer
PANAM - Peru
9th Degree Black Belt

Tested for 9th degree.

PANAM - Argentina
ATA GRAND MASTER
Became a Grand Master, (9th Degree) in ATA Songahm Taekwondo
PANAM - Paraguay
MOO DUK KWAN GRAND MASTER
Became a Grand Master (9th Degree) in Korean Taekwondo Moo Duk Kwan by President Jae-Kyu, Chon
Martial Arts System

MAS becomes an International Style of Martial Arts led by Grand Master Ozuna.