New Hope


St. Louis Park



Sandra Obermiller

Sandra Obermiller, Owner of the American Karate Studio in St. Louis Park, Minnesota.

Sandra Obermiller, 6th Dan, began training in Tae Kwon Do in October of 1983 at the American Karate Studio in Minnetonka under the instruction of Mr. Vic Marotta, 8th Dan. After her first class, she knew that it was something she was going to do the rest of her life. She received her Black Belt and Instructorship in December, 1988.

Ms. Obermiller taught at the American Karate Studio in Mound for 3 years before opening the St. Louis Park Location in 1991. She has taught at the Jewish Community Center, Calhoun Beach Club and numerous Self Defense Classes throughout Minnesota. She taught an after school program for high risk teens.

Ms. Obermiller competed in Karate tournaments across the United States winning or placing in Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Georgia and Washington D.C. Ms. Obermiller has promoted over 100 students to the rank of Black Belt.