Estrada Tae Kwon Do / Haidong Gumdo Academy Online


 

 

- Meet the Masters -

 

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Ralph Estrada

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Maria Estrada

6th Degree Black Belt - World TaeKwonDo Federation
4th Degree Black Belt - World Haidong Gumdo Federation
U.S. Haidong Gumdo Association - Chief Master Instructor
 

6th Degree Black Belt - World TaeKwonDo Federation
1st Degree Black Belt - S. Henry Cho TaeKwonDo Institute

Master Ralph started his Martial Arts training at age 12. His biggest influence was Bruce Lee. His formal training started in various Japanese systems, but later he found his 'kicks' in TaeKwonDo. Master Ralph has also been written about in "Karate - Kung Fu Illustrated."

During his stay in Korea in 2000, he trained and received his black belt in Haidong Gumdo in Korea from Jeong Ho Kim, President of the World Haidong Gumdo Federation.  Master Ralph was delegated by President Kim to oversee the training of all masters and school owners in the state of New York.

Master Ralph is a Florida and New York State champion, and is a superb instructor who is qualified to teach all ages from children to adults. Master Ralph is also involved in various community services in the Town of Babylon.

 

Maria Estrada has over 27 years dedicated to the Martial Arts. A native of Italy, she's studied under five Korean Masters and is also diversified in the Martial Arts. She has been written about in the "New York Post." She has appeared in "P.M. Magazine," and the Joe Franklin Television Show. Maria has also trained in Kickboxing.

Master Maria, who is a Sri Sathya Sai Baba devotee, is involved in various community services throughout Long Island. She has taught Self-Defense to various women's groups in the Town of Babylon, and has donated her time to raise funds at various public schools for their PTA. She has also been a spokesperson at the Town of Babylon Town Hall to motivate young girls to be ambitious and to pursue their dreams by having faith in themselves through confidence and self reliance.

Master Maria, who is a Florida and New York State champion, is an excellent coach and instructor and is qualified to teach all ages from children to adults.