Seattle Tae Kwon Do is the longest running Martial Arts school in the area. Seattle Tae Kwon Do is a 4-time winner of King 5’s Best of Western Washington for best Martial Arts school in the State.
Since we’ve opened, we’ve been dedicated to changing the lives of people one person at a time, through martial arts, education and coaching. We strive to provide a safe, comfortable and welcoming atmosphere for all students and family members in . We take pride in creating an environment for individuals to achieve, develop and succeed in their personal goals.
We strongly believe that martial arts can be for everyone, regardless of age, gender or experience levels. Throughout all of our programs, students will not only learn the necessary skill sets to protect themselves, we stand behind our realistic and practical approach, confident it will enable every member to achieve greatness and live their best life..
Get To Know Our World Class MASTER Instructors
Grand Master Richards is a Kukkiwon 8th Degree Black Belt. He attended Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea and is the highest ranking non-Korean in Washington State.
Senior Master Lee is a Kukkiwon 7th Degree Black Belt. She was a two-time World Championship medalist in Sparring.
Master Sung-Suk Kim is a Kukkiwon 6th Degree Black Belt. She is a former World Medalist in Sparring and was a member of the Kukkiwon Demonstration Team.
Grand Master Richards began his Martial Arts journey at the age of 4. Over the years he has had gained much knowlege from being a former National Medalist to attending University in Seoul, Korea. In 2002 he was promoted to 8th Degree Black Belt from the Korea Taekwondo Jidokwan. In 2019, he traveled back to Korea and tested for Kukkiwon (World Taekwondo Headquarters) 8th Degree Black Belt. In March of 2020 he was promoted to Kukkiwon 8th Degree Black Belt and is now one of less that 20 American to hold that distinction.