Our Leaders

The Martinez Family

Their Story:

Mr. and Mrs Martinez, together with their family have always had Taekwon-do running through their veins. Originally from Paraquary, in 2008 they came to Canada as a family to pass on their passion for Taekwon-Do.

Mr. Martinez (6th Degree Black Belt)
Technical Director / Head Instructor

Began learning Taekwon-do at the age of 17 in Paraguay and has been instructing for over 30 years. He has brought countless teams to World Competitions. In 2019 he was presented with the Outstanding Instructor Award at the CHITF World Championships in Melbourne, Australia.

Mrs. Martinez (5th Degree Black Belt)
Dojang Coordinator / Assistant Head Instructor

Professional Ultra-Marathoner and Taekwon-do instructor for over 20 years. She has gained an incredible amount of wisdom and experience in sports nutrition and fitness.

Mr. Martinez Jr (3rd Degree Black Belt)

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Martinez. He began his Taekwon-do journey at 4 years old and has been instructing for over 10 years. He has become Canada’s #1 amatuer MMA fighter and currently hold and undefeated professional record in MMA.

Mrs. Stirling (3rd Degree Black Belt)
Executive Director

Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Martinez. She began her Taekwon-do journey at 7 years old and has been instructing for over 15 years. She has competed all over the world and has traveled as far as North Korea.