Michael Torchia (4th Dan, Sa Bom)
Partner and Certified Master Instructor. Kyo Sa Nim Mike Torchia began his training at age 6, in New London, CT. He achieved his black belt at age 10 (Moo Duk Kwan Dan #30847). He has competed in many tournaments at the state and national levels, winning several sparring grand-championships, including Grandmaster Ho Sik Pak's 2009 "Battle of LA". He currently leads/teaches the Team Turtle program, for kids 4-6, as well as regular classes. He completed his Sa Bom (4th degree Master) instructor certification in 2009.