Martial Arts Institute's head master, Master Justin Tjelmeland, has achieved a 6th Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do, a 3rd Degree Black Belt in Hap Ki Do, a 4th Degree Black Belt in Yong Moo Do, and a 4th Degree Black Belt in Tuk-Kong Military Martial Arts. He also owns over seven national titles. As of 2012 Master Justin has gone on to create his own martial art called the "Tjelmeland Moo Do Federation" a combination of all Master Justin's martial arts put into one well rounded Martial Art. All masters, instructors, and blackbelts at Martial Arts Institute are certified by Kukkiwon and World Taekwondo. While all masters and instructors have a well rounded background in the three branches of Taekwondo, each blackbelt and instructor is very knowledgeable and respected in their field of speciality.