Oriental Martial Arts College was founded by Grandmaster Joon Pyo
Choi in 1971, who was joined by hi his brother Grandmaster Young
Pyo Choi in 1974. OMAC offers the Moogong Ryu (Guardian of
the Peace) system of martial arts developed by our grandmasters,
as a branch of the SongMooKwan (Pine Tree) tradition of TaeKwonDo.
OMAC has over 30 schools, 60 certified black belts, and 6,000 students
throughout the Midwest and other parts of the U.S. and Canada.
Grandmaster Young Pyo Choi established OMAC Indiana in 1983, and currently has three martial arts schools in the Indianapolis area and several programs in local schools, community centers, and housing complexes.
OMAC masters represent a wide variety of martial arts styles and
skills, including TaeKwonDo, Kung Fu, Hap Kido, weapons, and Asian
healing arts. Grandmaster Joon Choi was coach of the first U.S.
Olympic TaeKwonDo team, when it was a demonstration event in 1988.
Grandmaster Joon Choi and Grandmaster Young Choi have been have
produced a number of national champions, world champions, a Pan
American gold medallist, and an Olympic bronze medallist. Most important,
our grandmasters and OMAC have produced many people who strive to
achieve the best of who we can be as human beings in all life circumstances.
Jung : Through our training in the martial arts, we aeek to
become a better person in our spirit and character. the right way
in life is not always easy, as we choose to face challenges and
to overcome obstacles. In the martial arts, we strive to develop
our strength do what is right. With inner balance, self control,
and patience, and with respect and compassion for others, we will
do what is honorable when we face life's challenges. As we develop
our spirit and character, we can share this strength with others
and become more positive and contributing members of our family,
our community, and our society.