Arnold Battle of Columbus First Official Competition Qualifier

Hi to all Martial Arts Community Family members,

We are excited to announce that the Arnold Battle of Columbus World Games is establishing the qualifier circuit to promote the Arnold Battle of Columbus 2019 World Games.

The Arnold Battle of Columbus (ABOC) has succeeded for 42 years with integrity and reputation, it wouldn't be possible without all of your dedication and commitment.

I'd like to ask you again to take a positive leadership role for this very first ABOC qualifier on September 8th, 2018 here in Columbus.

Please review the attached poster above with information and register as soon as possible. The online registration form will be up very soon.

Please post this info to all available forums and encourage your students to register to participate, let it begin with your registration first.

Thank you all again for your continuous support.

Yours truly,

SGM Choi

2018 Meditation For July BB Test

Sunday, 6/24, over 40 OMAC branches black belt students up to 8th dan completed 12 hours of meditation. The test coming on July 19-22 at Kenyon college during the 37th annual OMAC summer camp.
They completed 3-6 days of fasting prior to 12 hours meditation on Sunday. Sgm Choi leading the last phase of meditation. Congratulations to all OMAC instructors and students. This tradition has been started since 1971 after young master Choi brought taekwondo in the USA.


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Moogong Ryu

The Oriental Martial Arts College (OMAC)

Founded in 1963 in Korea, moved to USA in 1971
(Affiliated with: USAT, Kukkiwon, WTF, Taekwondo-won, Songmookwan)
Founder/President Grand Master Joon P. Choi
· 10th Degree Black Belt with 60 years Experience
· Trained FBI, Swat, Secret Service, Navy Seal,
OSU Football Team 1991
· Coached U.S. Taekwondo Team in 1988 Seoul Olympic (11 medals)
· Trained over 25,000 Students
· Produced over 20 U.S. National Champions & Olympic winners
· Over 100 Certified Instructors

Our Vision KYO:
Kids Grow Up Happy & Healthy, Young Become Wise & Strong,
Old enjoy peace and harmony

Our Mission ETAT: Education, Training, Application, Teaching

Our Greatest Common Goal: Self-improvement for Success & Happiness

OMAC’s 4 Process of Developing an Holistic Life Skills

1. Education (Mental Exercise)
2. Training (Physical & Mental Exercise)
3. Applying (Application of Holistic Life Skills in everyday Life)
4. Teaching (Confirming own Skills & Promoting Positive Self
by Teaching)

OMAC’s Success Formula (True Partnership) :
Good Parents + Good Teachers + Good Life Skills = A Bright Future

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OMAC's holistic skills focus on personal growth through development of the mind, body, spirit, and emotion of the Moogong Warrior, the OMAC student practitioner. Fundamental to this growth and development are some of the first "Words of Wisdom" that all students are required to learn: innae, geukki, joen gyung, shin-nyum, sarang... patience, discipline, respect, confidence, love.

OMAC Central Ohio has 9 branches and clubs throughout Columbus, Reynoldsburg, Westerville, Minerva Park, Worthington, Dublin, Gahanna, New Albany, Hilliard, and Franklin County to provide you the greatest opportunities to learn martial arts in Central Ohio, close to your home. We offer multiple taekwondo classes each day, each designed for different ages (youth, adult), skill levels (beginner, advanced), and skill focus (sparring, conditioning, forms, self defense), although a student is free to attend any (or all) of these classes. We also offer other disciplines such as Gumdo, Hapkido, and Kimoodo on certain nights of the week.

OMAC Quick Facts

Sr. Grand Master Joon P. Choi started OMAC in 1971 and has taught over 25,000 students, including nearly twenty US national champions and four Olympic participants.

Sr. Grand Master Joon P. Choi coached the American Olympic Taekwondo Team in taekwondo's first Olympic games: 1988.

OMAC's World Headquarters has been in Reynoldsburg, OH for 26 years.

Sr. Grand Master Choi is a two time Korean National Champion.

OMAC Main Programs: Taekwondo, Karate, Kung Fu, Hapkido, Weapons, Little Tigers, Kimoodo, Women's Self Defense, Wushu/Kung Fu/Tai Chi, and Instructor/Referee Certification.

OMAC Major Events:

* Winter Camp/Big Bow Ceremony
* Arnold World Sports Festival
Taekwondo Championships
* Spring Camp
* Battle of Columbus Martial Arts World Games/Asian Festival
* Summer camp
* Buckeye Classic Taekwondo-
Martial Arts Championship with
Ohio State Fair
* International Exchange - Europe & Asia
* Fall Camp
* Halloween & Inter School
Take a look around.

  • Oriental Martial Arts College World Elite Performance Team
  • Moo Sung Choi Breaking Demo 2008 Summer Camp
  • OMAC Yellow Pages Video
  • Grandmaster YP Choi Advertisement
  • Honorary Blackbelt - Arnold ABOC
  • Grandmaster YP Choi Sword Demo
  • BOC 2008 Form Demo
  • Mooshim 1-5