Oliver Whitcomb Martial Arts Instructor At Gravity Fitness & Tennis

Oliver Whitcomb Martial Arts Instructor

Certified Master Level Instructor At Gravity Fitness And Tennis

Oliver Whitcomb has trained consistently in the art of Soo Bahk Do since 1979. He is a nationally certified master level instructor and has:

  • Trained extensively in Korea from 1986-1992
  • Run schools in Hawaii (1989 – 1992) and Seattle (1993 – 1995)
  • Taught full time in the Wood River Valley since 1996
  • Has a BA with honors from the University of Washington in Korean Studies

Oliver has had a deep involvement within the community in various capacities:

  • Teaching modified martial arts to children and adults with cognitive disabilities in the Wood River Valley since 2003
  • Developed Integrated Breathing & Movement (IBAM) which is a therapeutic form of martial arts that has been beneficial for injured veterans and others as a way of optimizing health and performance
  • Worked in many school systems teaching introductory martial arts classes as a tool for bringing discipline, focus and exercise into the class room, as well as promoting conflict resolution

Oliver is the principal teacher for the Martial Arts classes at Gravity Fitness And Tennis