[School] Professional Instructors

All martial arts instructors at David Kang's Taekwondo Center in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA are trained to ensure that our martial arts classes are safe, effective and fun.

Our instructors and instructor assistants are trained to focus on more than just teaching martial arts skills. David Kang's Taekwondo Center staff also are taught how to work with all students, tailoring their martial arts teaching methods to fit the individual child.

Emphasis is put on encouragement and positive correction.

We are committed to teaching the physical skills of martial arts while applying attitude-shaping exercises aimed at bringing out the best character and physical potential in each student.

Through weekly martial arts training, instructors advance their own knowledge, skills, and abilities to become even more effective martial arts teachers.

The David Kang's Taekwondo Center instructors are required to maintain their personal level of martial arts knowledge and a high level of personal growth. They are expected to take classes on a regular basis and test at least once per year.

Our Rancho Santa Margarita martial arts staff at David Kang's Taekwondo Center looks forward to working with you.

Here is some additional information about our Taekwondo instructors:

About Master David Kang

David Kang’s Taekwondo Center was founded in August 19, 2005 in Rancho Santa Margarita, California. Since then, the school has grown into one of the top schools in Orange County as well as in California.

Martial Arts and Educational Background

1993 – USA National Taekwondo Championships – Minneapolis, Minnesota
Bronze Medalist
1993 – USA National Team Selection Trials – Chicago, Illinois
Gold Medalist
1993 – USA National Taekwondo Team Member
1993 – World Taekwondo Championships – Madison Square Garden, New York
Bronze Medalist
1994- US Olympic Festival – St. Louis
Gold Medalist
1994 – Seoul International Taekwondo Championships – Seoul, Korea
Gold Medalist
1995 – USA National Team Selection Trials – US Olympic Training Center (Colorado)
Gold Medalist
1995 – USA National Taekwondo Team Member
1995 – World Taekwondo Championships – Manila, Philippines
5th Place
1995 – US Olympic Festival – US Olympic Training Center (Colorado)
1996 – Member of US Olympic Training Center Team
1997 – USA National Taekwondo Team Member
1997 – World Taekwondo Championships – Hong Kong, China
5th Place
1998 – USA National Taekwondo Team Member
1998 – Pan American Taekwondo Championships – Lima, Peru
Gold Medalist
1999 – US Olympics Qualification Tournament – US Olympic Training Center
(Colorado)
Silver Medalist
2000 – US Olympic Hopeful
2000 – USA Collegiate National Taekwondo Team Member
2000 –World Collegiate Taekwondo Championships – Kaoshiung, China
5th Place
2002 – Bachelors of Science Degree in Business, specializing in Computer
Information Systems
-Graduated Magna Cum Laude 3.75 Grade Point Average
2002 – USA Junior National Taekwondo Team – Heraklion, Greece
Head Coach
2004 – USA Collegiate National Taekwondo Team – Patras, Greece
Head Coach
2005—World Taekwondo Championships – Madrid, Spain
Head Coach – Peruvian National Taekwondo Team
2005 – Opened David Kang’s Taekwondo Center – Rancho Santa Margarita, California
2009 – Graduated 1st group of 1st Degree Black Belts – 15 new graduates
2009 – Head Coach of World Championships Team – Peruvian National Team – Copenhagen, Denamrk
2014 – Moved to new location – a 5000 Square foot facility