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Film producer / director and Martial Arts Grand Master.

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Film acting classes Cleveland, OH
Tae Kwon Do / Hapkido classes Cleveland, OH
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Film acting classes

Category: Acting / Drama
Description
Cold readings, Character development, Monologues & Scene work, acting techniques for On-camera (commercial, industrial, film) & Voiceover, audition techniques that get results, resources, networking & other 'survival skills' & much more in class! Special Guest's include some of Cleveland's indie producers and directors!

Teen & Adult film classes available on Wed. nights!
8 to 10 PM at North Coast Central Casting! (Cleve.)
4913 Storer Ave. Cleve. OH 44102
$45 a mo. / No contracts / First class FREE!
Relevant Education / Credentials
Years Experience: 20

Tae Kwon Do / Hapkido classes

Category: Services
Description
Grandmaster Ray Szuch began his training in the Martial Arts in 1960. He began training in Jujitsu under retired Staff Sergeant Kec. In 1964, he earned his 1st Dan as well as entered the Marines. While in the Marines, he began training in Chang Moo Kwan Tae Kwon Do under Grandmaster Sun Ku Kim as well as Hapkido. He spent the next fours years in the service training intensively under Grandmaster Kim, reaching 2nd Dan in both Tae Kwon Do and Hapkido.

After leaving the service and returning to Cleveland, he began training under Curtis Harrington in Ji Do Kwan Tae Kwon Do as well as Aikido. While under Curtis Harrington, Ray Szuch reached his 3rd Dan in Tae Kwon Do and through years of training obtained his 4th Dan in Aikido.

Grandmaster Szuch also spent many years training under Joon Pyo Choi, reaching his master rank of 4th Dan in Tae Kwon Do and Hapkido. He in addition spent time training in Escrima under Leo Gaje. When Grandmaster Kim switched styles to Moo Duk Kwan Te Kwon Do, Grandmaster Szuch followed suit. This also marked his return to his instructor, now in South Korea.

Grandmaster Szuch spent time as a Deputy Sheriff for Cuyahoga County. After which he worked for the Cleveland Board of Education as a Truant Officer from 1978-1994. As a truant officer, he worked through many of the early 80's school riots. He worked to keep the kids safe and in school.
Relevant Education / Credentials
* 1972 Coach of the Year Central Tae Kwon Do Association * 1972 AAU Junior Olympics Chairman * 1973-1979 Lake Erie AAU Tae Kwon Do Association Chairman * 1974 AAU Outstanding Coach * 1974 Student Danny Wagner Featured in Black Belt Magazine * 1974 Winter Four Seasons Karate Championship Outstanding Coach Award * 1975 International Karate Hall of Fame * 1975 Coached first female to compete in Men's International Competition (being disqualified for excessive contact to the body) * 1976 AAU National Tae Kwon Do Coach * 1977 U.S. Outstanding Coach of the Year * 1977 Coached Billy Blanks for AAU Tae Kwon Do Nationals * 1978 First AAU National Women's Team Coach * 1978 U.S. Coach to the Pre-World Tae Kwon Do Championships in Seoul, Korea * 1978 Rated 7th Coach in the World by South Korea * 1978 Black Belt Hall of Fame * 1982 Founded United States Police Defensive Tactics Association * 1984 Karate Hall of Fame * 1985 Ohio Karate Association Outstanding Coach Award * 1985 Featured in Who's Who in the Martial Arts * 1987 Martial Arts Hall of Fame * 1988 International Martial Arts Honor Society * 1988 International Martial Arts Association Black Belt Hall of Fame * 1989 Black Belt Instructor Hall of Fame - Master Instructor of the Year in Moo Duk Kwan Tae Kwon Do * 1992 Coached youngest female to compete in Women's Full contact at the World Cup in London, England
Years Experience: 40