Technical Advisory Comittee
The Independent Tang Soo Do Association is headed by Gene Garbowsky, Sa Bom. However, direction for the Association is given by the Technical Advisory Committee which helps to steer the policies, directions and curriculum of the Association. The TAC consists of five Yu Dan Ja that have been appointed by Master Garbowsky. In 2014 the ITA Technical Advisory Committee was reorganized to better suit the direction of the Association.
Technical Advisory Comittee Members
Regional Director - Ohio and West
Alan continues to keep fitness a key aspect of his life with a dedicated cardio and weight lifting routine. He is a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). He is also very active within the community and was a recent board member of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Alan continues his martial arts training under his current instructor Kwan Jang Nim Gene Garbowsky. Alan is a Master Instructor and a Regional Director for the Independent Tang Soo Do Association (ITA). At Riverview Martial Arts, Alan continues to train and instruct his students including his children Lauren, Alison and AJ.
Alan is also a co-owner of Armed Combat Tactics “ACT” (www.acthqs.com) , which provides state of the art training with handguns and other tactical weapons including hand to hand combat. Along with being a black belt in Tang Soo Do and Combat Hapkido, he is also a certified NRA instructor. Alan lives in Rocky River, OH. Alan has four children, Brittany, Lauren, Alison and Alan Jr. (AJ).
Mrs. Wilson is a member of the Technical Advisory Committee and serves as Director of the Independent Tang Soo Do Association. She has had the opportunity to train with Kwan Jang Nim Ah Po, Masters Petroski and Klinedinst, and Grand Masters Giron, Hartman, Pallen and Taboada. She was awarded Adult Forms Grand Champion at the 2011 & 2013 Pittsburgh Tang Soo Do Championships and at the 2013 NAKF Battle on the Mountain at Seven Springs Resort.