Sang Yu Bio
Born in Seoul, S. Korea and raised in Rochester, Michigan, Sang trained in the martial art of Tae-Kwon-Do since the age of six. He attained the level of Black belt 1st Dan at age twelve under the International Tae-Kwon-Do Federation (ITF). He has won numerous tournaments in categories of forms and full contact fighting under both the ITF and World Tae-Kwon-Do Federation (WTF) sanctioned tournaments. Sang wrestled competitively throughout high school and was a state champion his senior year at the 152lb. weight class. In 1997 he participated in the Korean-American Olympics in Seattle, WA and took gold in both the freestyle and Greco-Roman events at the 160lb. weight class.
After graduating from the University of Michigan, Sang was commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps. He served six years active duty where two were spent as a Series Commander at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) in San Diego, CA. Sang currently serves as a Reserve Captain in the Marine Corps.
He developed a three month fitness and weight loss program for Marines who failed to meet their height and weight standards. He also led the physical training for vast numbers of recruits at boot camp as well as conducted courses on obstacle negotiation techniques, such as rope climbing.
Captain Sang is an Elite Crew Member at M2 Fitness Pros, where he conducts the military and martial arts training format known as “M2-MX”, a.k.a. Faster, Better, Stronger.