About Our Team

Gary Wilden

Chief Instructor, Owner MAAUSA
Master Gary Wilden has been training in the martial arts for over 30 years and has been instructing in the Tulsa Metro Area for over 15 years. Mater Wilden began his martial arts training to avoid being bullied as a kid and quickly developed a passion for the martial arts. Master Wilden continued to train long after his childhood days and started to explore various martial arts such as Taekwondo, Aikido, Tang So Do, and more! Today Master Wilden’s passion for the martial arts continues as he passes on his experience and knowledge to men, women, and children.

Master Wilden is currently serving as Director of Competition for WTA Team USA.

Belt Rank Certifications

  • WTA Tae Kwon Do – 6th Degree Black Belt
  • Tang So Do – 2nd Degree Black Belt
  • Aikido – 2nd Degree Black Belt

Instruction Certifications

  • ICTF Tae Kwon Do
  • Cardio Kickboxing
  • Law Enforcement Counter Measure and Tactical Training
  • Children and Women’s Safety Programs (Includes Rape Prevention, Anti-Abductions and Good Touch:Bad Touch)
  • Bully Buster Programs for Public and Private Schools
  • M-cat

Awards and Accomplishments

  • Coach of USA Mens Team 2015 {Roanna Italy}
  • Coach of USA Junior Boys Team 2010 {Kidderminster England}
  • Metropolitan Who’s Who Member – 2006
  • Business National Leadership Award – Business Advisory Council – 2003
  • Top 200 US Martial Arts Schools by Martial Arts America – 1998
  • Martial Arts America Distinguished Instructor Award – 1998
  • Presidential Sports Award Recipient – 1996
  • Coach of USA Junior Team – 1995
  • Member of Men’s USA Team – 1995
  • European Championship Bronze Medalist – 1995
  • World Championship Gold Medalist – 1990
  • National Fighting Champion – 1989
  • Weapons Champion – 1986 & 1987