Master Jim Cummings began his Taekwondo career in 1986 in Lufkin, Texas under the instruction of 7th degree Senior Master J.D. Olford. In 1989, after 2 years of commitment, perseverance and hard work, he received his 1st degree Black Belt. He entered into the trainee program the same year and in 1990 he received his instructor certification. In 2001 he moved to Shawnee, Kansas. He is certified in various weapons. In 2009 he won the title of World Champion in Weapons! In 2011 he won the title of World Champion in Combat Sparring!
He was honored with the title of Master Instructor in Little Rock, Arkansas at the 2014 World Championships. He is also a certified Level 2 Instructor In TAC Krav Maga
Master Cummings began her Taekwondo career in 1989 in Lufkin, Texas under the instruction of 7th degree Senior Master J.D. Olford. She received her 1st degree Black Belt in 1991. She became a certified instructor in 1994. She currently holds the rank of 6th degree Black Belt (tested July 2015). Master Cummings was School Manager for Master Olford from 1996 until 1999 where she also was Program Director, ATA Tiger Instructor, and in house Tournament Coordinator. She is also certified in various weapons. Master Elizabeth Cummings received her Mastership at the 2017 World Championships.
Currently, Master Cummings is Co-Owner and ATA Tiger Program Director and is a certified Aerobic Kick-boxing Instructor. She is also a certified Level 2 Instructor In TAC Krav Maga.