Master Debi Boudrot began her training as a martial artist in 1983 under Grandmaster Richard Byrne, the founder and then Kwan Jang Nim of the American Tang Soo Do Association. Master Boudrot currently holds the rank of 6th Dan. She is an original member of the American Tang So Do Association’s Technical Committee and head of the American Tang Soo Do Association Dan Testing and Promotion committee.
Shortly after receiving the rank of Cho Dan in 1990, Master Boudrot began teaching Tang Soo Do in Framingham, Massachusetts. For many years she taught classes for adults and children at Framingham’s Civic League and YMCA. At the Civic League Master Boudrot also developed and offered an after school program CASA (Children Against Substance Abuse) which was specifically targeted to help at risk kids.
Since 2004, Master Boudrot has been the owner and head instructor at MetroWest Tang Soo Do in Hudson, Massachusetts. MetroWest Tang Soo Do holds classes three days per week and is the home of seven Masters and many black belt level instructors.
Each year, Master Boudrot holds a kick-a-thon to raise money to support the Susan G. Komen 3-Day walk to end breast cancer. To date, Master Boudrot and her students have raised over $35,000 dollars to support walkers in the event.
Master Boudrot received a Letter of Merit from the International Tang Soo Do Federation in 1993. In 1995 and 1996, Master Boudrot published two articles in Traditional Tang Soo Do Illustrated magazine: “Success for “At Risk” Kids” and “Framingham Tang Soo Do Profile.” Master Boudrot was named 1999 Black Belt of the Year by the American Tang Soo Do Association. At tournaments Master Boudrot has won many competitions in breaking, sparring and forms.