Nam's Korean Karate School
Pan Am Tang Soo Do Federation
Generations of Teaching Traditional Martial Arts

Leadership Team

Meet the Masters

Sa Bum Nim Nam – Chief Master Hans H. Nam

Sa Bum Nim Nam – Chief Master Hans H. Nam

Start Year: 1982

  • Testing Committee Chairman
  • First to Achieve Master Rank (4th Dan) at age 18
  • 6th Dan – Pan-Am Tang Soo Do Federation
  • 6th Dan – International Martial Arts Association
  • 6th Dan – The Oriental Tang Soo Do Association
  • Certified Master Instructor – Pan-Am Tang Soo Do Federation
  • Certified Master Instructor – International Martial Arts Association
  • Certified Master Instructor – World Dang Soo Do Union
Hobbies and Interests: Watching the Pittsburgh Steelers & Penguins, Demo Team Captain, Executive Editor NMAC Footnotes Newsletter, Philanthropy and most importantly helping his Students succeed!
“From all of my Uncles to my Father, Tang Soo Do is in my blood. I’m dedicated to teach Traditional Tang Soo Do to the world, one student at a time.”
 
Sa Bum Nim Tresky – Chief Master Tony Tresky

Sa Bum Nim Tresky – Chief Master Tony Tresky

Start Year: 1989

  • 6th Dan – Pan-Am Tang Soo Do Federation
  • Certified Master Instructor – Pan-Am Tang Soo Do Federation
  • Certified Master Instructor – World Dang Soo Do Union
Hobbies and Interests: Demo Team Captain, Production Editor NMAC Footnotes Editor, his Kids and Exercise
“To be prepared is not to fail.”
 
Sa Bum Nim Calderone – Senior Master Brenda Calderone

Sa Bum Nim Calderone – Senior Master Brenda Calderone

Start Year: 1987

  • Robinson Campus Manager
  • First Female Certified Master Instructor in the Pittsburgh Area
  • Certified Master Instructor – Pan-Am Tang Soo Do Federation
  • Certified Master Instructor – World Dang Soo Do Union
Hobbies and Interests: Former Demo Team Captain, Former KPA Chair, Executive Editor NMAC Footnotes Newsletter
“To be the BEST, Train with the BEST!”
 

Sa Bum Nim Allen – Master Peter Allen

Start Year: 1997

  • 4th Dan – Pan-Am Tang Soo Do Federation
  • Certified Master Instructor – Pan-Am Tang Soo Do Federation
Hobbies and Interests: Working Out & Grandparenting
“To give less than your best is to sacrifice the gift.”
 

Sa Bum Nim O’Hanlon – Master Marty O’Hanlon

Start Year: 2000

  • 4th Dan – Pan-Am Tang Soo Do Federation
  • Certified Master Instructor – Pan-Am Tang Soo Do Federation
Hobbies and Interests: Boxing, Judo, Lifting Weights and Running
“If I can do it, so can you!”

Meet the Instructors

Bu Sa Bum Nim Smith – Assistant Master Ty Smith

Start Year: 2003

  • 3rd Dan – Pan-Am Tang Soo Do Federation
  • Certified Instructor – Pan-Am Tang Soo Do Federation
Hobbies and Interests: Spending Time with his Children at the Park
 

Bu Sa Bum Nim DeCarlucci – Assistant Master Susan DeCarlucci

Start Year: 2004

  • 3rd Dan – Pan-Am Tang Soo Do Federation
  • Certified Instructor – Pan-Am Tang Soo Do Federation
Hobbies and Interests: Former KPA Chair, Demo Team Vice-captain & Trying New Recipes
“With hard work, failure is not an option.”
 

Gyo Sa Lewis – Senior Training Instructor Joshua Lewis

Start Year: 2007

  • 2nd Dan – Pan-Am Tang Soo Do Federation
  • Certified Instructor – Pan-Am Tang Soo Do Federation
Hobbies and Interests: Playing Outside, Airsoft, Running, Playing and Videogames
“Never give up!”
 

Gyo Sa Lewis – Senior Training Instructor Shawn Lewis

Start Year: 2008

  • 2nd Dan – Pan-Am Tang Soo Do Federation
  • Certified Instructor – Pan-Am Tang Soo Do Federation
Hobbies and Interests: Computers, Photography, DJ and Real Estate
“Give a man a fish and he’ll eat for a day. Teach a man to fish and he’ll eat for a lifetime.”
 

Gyo Sa Luchovick – Training Instructor Tammy Luchovick

Start Year: 2009

  • 1st Dan – Pan-Am Tang Soo Do Federation
  • Certified Instructor – Pan-Am Tang Soo Do Federation
Hobbies and Interests: Demo Team, Spending Time with Children and 2 Dogs, and Owner of Synergy Home Care
“Life is what you make of it.”
 

Gyo Sa Loop – Training Instructor Erica Loop

Start Year: 2009

  • Mt. Lebanon Campus Manager
  • 1st Dan – Pan-Am Tang Soo Do Federation
  • Certified Instructor – Pan-Am Tang Soo Do Federation
Hobbies and Interests: KPA Chair–MC, Demo Team, Spending Time with Child, Copy Editor & Design NMAC Footnotes Newsletter
“Whether you think you can or you can’t, you are right!”
 

GyoSa Barna - Training Instructor Isabel Barna

Start Year: 2009

  • 1st Dan - Pan Am Tang Soo Do Federation
Hobbies and Interests: Listening to music, eating, playing clarinet
"Refuse to sink."

Children Leadership Team

Gyo Sa Lewis – Senior Training Instructor Ty L.

Start Year: 2007

  • 2nd Dan – Pan-Am Tang Soo Do Federation
  • Certified Instructor – Pan-Am Tang Soo Do Federation
Hobbies and Interests: Running, Playing Football and Hanging Out with Friends
"Always try your best and you will succeed."