Helen received her 5th degree Black Belt in Takido in 2011, 4th Degree Black Belt in 2006 and 1st Degree Black Belt in Taekwondo in 2003.
She began by studying Na Cha Shin Qui and Sho Yu Sha Do martial arts and is currently studying Traditional Hapkido.
Helen is a Master instructor and part owner of Martial Arts United studio in Stevensville, Maryland where Takido, a mixed martial arts, is taught.
She also enjoys singing in two Christian bands and choir of the Kent Island United Methodist Church, playing guitar, reading, and cooking. She has worked for Alion Science and Technology since 1981.
Helen Stamm was born in Ft. Pierce, Florida and moved to Maryland in the summer of 1979.
She has been studying the martial arts since 1995 and was promoted to Black Belt in January 1999.