Grand Master Phuoc Dang
Grand Master Phuoc Dang is an 8th degree Black Belt certified as a Master Instructor by the National Martial Arts Organization Taekwondo America. He has been involved in the martial arts since 1988 when he was 13 years old. He started taking classes under the instruction of Master George Strickland with his 2 younger brothers and sister. He was 15 when he earned his first Black Belt and became an instructor shortly thereafter.
He started his school in Mooresville in a dance studio in 1995 when he was a freshman in college. He moved his school into its own space a year later and continued to run his school while he completed his college education, taking college classes during the day and teaching Taekwondo in the evenings.
He decided even before he started college that he wanted to continue to run his Taekwondo school after graduation and majored in Small Business Management at UNC-Charlotte. He has been a full-time school owner since his graduation. He has trained over 100 Black Belts and is a Senior Partner with Taekwondo America.
He is married and has 3 children.