New Ranks in Taekwondo America

January 2018 National Testing

A special congratulations to our following for receiving their next rank at our January 2018 event:

  • Master Michael Dominach – 7th Degree
  • Master Jason Byrd  – 7th Degree
  • Master Paul Alluisi – 6th Degree
  • Mr. Brian Monaghan – 5th Degree
  • Mr. Stephen Strouss – 3rd Degree

September 2017 National Testing

A special congratulations to our following school owners receiving their newest rank at our September 2017 event:

  • Master Elizabeth Davis – 8th Degree
  • Master Sean Baxter – 7th Degree
  • Master Josh Martin – 7th Degree
  • Master DeWaine Chan – 6th Degree
  • Master Bill Mischke – 6th Degree

John Emmons

Mr. John Emmons Awarded 8th degree Black Belt Mr. John Emmons, owner of Emmons’ Taekwondo America in Kissimmee Florida, received his 8th Degree Black Belt in Taekwondo and was inducted into Taekwondo America’s Hall of Fame September 21, 2019 at the Fall National...

Jenny Lacy

Jenny Lacy

Mrs. Jenny Lacy Becoming Taekwondo America’s Newest 8th Degree Black Belt at the September 2018 National In 1985, after sitting and watching her husband for countless classes, Mrs. Lacy decided to try her first taekwondo class. As she tells it “long ago, in a land far...

Jason Kesler

Jason Kesler

Mr. Jason Kesler Will Earn His 7th Degree at the September 2018 Nationals Mr. Jason Kesler Fishers Elite Martial Arts Will Earn His 7th Degree at the September 2018 Nationals Mr. Kesler took his first class as a favor for a friend and enjoyed it immensely. After two...

Robby Lacy

Robby Lacy

Mr. Robby Lacy will be the First to be awarded 9th Degree Black Belt at the September 2018 Nationals Mr. Robby Lacy Taekwondo America’s First 9th Degree Black Belt Where it all began … Mr. Robby Lacy took his first taekwondo class in April 1977 (one month before the...

Michael Dominach

Michael Dominach

Mr. Michael Dominach awarded his 7th Degree Black Belt at the January 2018 Nationals Mr. Michael Dominach, owner of Dominach’s Taekwondo Academy in Independence KY, started Taekwondo in January of 1991.  He finds it almost unbelievable that this new rank marks 27...

Jason Byrd

Jason Byrd

Mr. Jason Byrd began his martial arts journey early in 1993 at Mr. and Mrs. Lacy’s Taekwondo school in Roanoke Virginia. Because it was about an hour drive each way for his family he could only make it to class a couple of times a week until he got his drivers...