Philosophy

The ONE TaeKwonDo teaching philosophy is based on Traditional Korean Discipline and Martial arts founded over 2000 years ago. Our instruction will instill the five (5) tenants of TaeKwonDo which are perseverance, courtesy, integrity, self-control, and indomitable spirit. The ONE TaeKwonDo offers a comprehensive martial art training experience in a family oriented environment.

Meet our instructors

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David Hyoseop Kim

Headmaster/Founder

  • 6th Degree Black Belt Certified by Kuk Ki Won TaeKwonDo HQ in South Korea
  • Dong Sung Middle School Sparring Athlete Captain of Team
  • Dong Sung High School Sparring Athlete Captain of Team
  • Korean Tigers Demonstration Team Member
  • 2007 Night of Se-Jong Demonstration as Korean Tigers Demonstration Team
  • 2008 USA Demonstration in Buffalo & NY as Korean Tigers Demonstration Team
  • Black Belt World HQ in North Carolina Head Master
  • TaeKwonDo Instructional Experience since 2008

Kyra Evelyn Kim

Master Instructor, Program Director

  • Master Instructor, Program Director
  • 5th degree Black Belt certified by Kuk Ki Won TaeKwonDo HQ in South Korea
  • TaeKwonDo Instructional Experience since 2005
  • Training in Tae Kwon Do Since 2002
  • Black Belt World Headquarters Demonstration Team Captain
  • Healthcare Provider Level CPR Certified
  • 07' 08' 09' Black Belt World Global Festival 1st Place of Individual Competition
  • 2011 & 2013 Lee Brothers Cup Competition 1st Place of Demonstration Competition

Jason jisub Kim

Master Instructor, Business Manager

  • 4th degree Black Belt certified by Kuk Ki Won TaeKwonDo HQ in South Korea
  • University of California Los Angeles Student Majoring in Statistics
  • University of North Georgia Calculus Tournament (UNGCT)- 1st Place in Team Competition
  • American Mathematical Association of Two Years College Math Competition (AMATYC) – 3rd in North Carolina 6th in Southeast region
  • 2014 North Carolina Mathematical Association of Two Years College (NCMATYC)-3rd Place in Individual competition, 3rd Place in team competition

Devante Thomas

Master Instructor

  • 4th  degree Black Belt in TaeKwonDo
  • Taekwondo Instructional Experience since 2012
  • Training in Tae Kwon Do under Master David Hyoseop Kim since 2008
  • 10' 11' 12' Black Belt World Global Festival 1st Place of Individual Competition
  • 11' 12' Black Belt World Global Festival 1st Place of Sparring Tag Team Competition
  • 2011 & 2013 Lee Brothers Cup Competition 1st Place of Demonstration Competition
  • 2016 Regeneration Gathering 1st Place of Tricking Competition
  • 2017 Pan America Kukkiwon Taekwondo Hanmadang in Los Angeles 2nd Place of Long Jumping Breaking

Riva Gregorio

After School Program Director

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, University of Santo Tomas, Philippines
  • Post Graduate Studies: University of Santo Tomas - College of Law, Philippines
  • General Subject Instructor, AMA Computer Learning Center, Philippines
  • Special Circumstances Instructional Aide, Newhall School District: 2015-2016
  • Math and English Language Arts Instructor/ Tutor –ALOHA Learning Center: 2015-2018
  • Curriculum Specialist, Newhall School District: 2016- present
  • Pediatric CPR Certified