Senior Master Von Schmeling was born in Paraguay,
South America. He received his Black Belt at the age of 18.
At 19 he opened his first martial arts school.
Later, he opened a total of 5 schools in Paraguay.
He was a national and South American champion on
repeated occasions. In 1987, he was named
"the Best Instructor of the Year" in all of South America.
He immigrated to the United States in 1989.
He was a Chief Instructor in Chief Master Clark Schools
in Jacksonville, Florida, USA.
In 1993, Master Von Schmeling opened his own school
in the city of Winter Park, Florida.
In 1996 the school was named "School of the year"
by the American Taekwondo Association.
He was four time World Champion from 1994 to 1998.
He was also Technical Director for the United States
Martial Arts Demo Team.
He received his American Citizenship in 1999 and the year 2000 received the title of Master by the American Taekwondo Association.
Today, he is the owner of more 26 Martial Arts Schools in Central Florida, Texa, California Michigan and Wisconsin, U.S. with over 5000 active members.
His capacity as a leader and an excellent administrator has given him the knowledge to create a team to manage the most professional martial arts schools in the country.
His staff consists of over 100 instructors and a support staff of ten administrative assistants which Senior Master Von Schmeling leads with extraordinary enthusiasm and with excellent results.
His company, VICTORY MARTIAL ARTS, like no other in America, has positioned itself to be a school of leadership. Each studio teaches an exclusive curriculum which emphasizes life skill that perfectly compliments the martial arts programs.
His system reinforces the human values and principles. Which have permitted Victory Martial Arts to be known as the SCHOOL OF LIFE.
The school that has positively transformed the lives of thousands of families.