About Us

Keith Frankenmuth Martial Arts-47
Coach Keith VanOchten

Head Instructor

• Bachelor’s of Science in Criminal Justice: Ferris State University
• 20 years of Martial Arts experience
• 11 years of teaching experience
• 5th Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do
• Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Blue Belt
• Low Blue Belt in Modern Arnis
• Active in martial arts since 1996
• Former Tae Kwon Do Institutes of America Tournament competitor and judge

“My personal goal is to make our students the very best they can be. Every person has untapped potential. Sometimes it takes a little extra encouragement. It brings me great joy and satisfaction to see the progress a child/adult can make over the years, not only in martial arts but in general life. I hope to work with you and/or your child in the near future!”

Instructors who have trained me:

– Grandmaster BC YU (9th Dan and student of General Choi)
– Kevin Hurlahe (6th Dan, Tae Kwon Do)
– Chuck Gauss (Master of Tapi-Tapi in Modern Arnis, direct student of Professor Presas)
– Leon Wilson (4th Dan, Tae Kwon Do; Brown Belt, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu)