Instructors

Instructors at Manhattan Branch

6th Dan Black Belt, Master David Moore, is the head instructor for the Manhattan branch academy. Master Moore started his martial arts training with Sun Yi's Academy in 1990. He was the undefeated state champion gold medalist winner from 1996 to 2004 and 2002 AKTA grand champion, 2010 TTA National Tae Kwon Do grand champion Master Moore teaches the Tae Kwon Do classes for the K-State campus as well as weekly classes at the Manhattan academy, in 2012 Master Moore was one of the personal protection instructors for the DOD at Fort Riley Army base Fort Riley, Ks. Master Moore is a certified PPS (personal protection systems) instructor. Master Moore continues his training under Grand Master Yi.



4th Dan Jr. Master, Mr. Michael Halliwell

3rd Dan Black Belt, Mr. Kyle Thompson, started his Taekwondo training in 2006 at Denton Taekwondo Academy, Denton, TX. After his family moved to Manhattan, KS in 2008, he has been training under Master Moore and Grand Master Yi. He competed at TTA National Tournament in 2012 and received the 2nd place for the form and the sparring competition. He teaches Monday classes at the Manhattan academy.

 


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