Who We Are

Our School

 

San Diego Martial Arts is a traditional, professional school of self-defense and martial art education. All instructors are certified by the World Taekwondo Federation (W.T.F.) and the International Taekwondo Masters Association. The many years of training time and certification process is unparalleled by any other martial art organization. 

Our school is affiliated with Master Na Martial Arts. Master Na has been teaching and training in Taekwondo and martial arts for 48 years. Master Na is an 8th degree black belt in Taekwondo. In addition he holds a 5th degree black belt in Hapkido. He is also a Tactical Master, licensed to teach C.D.T., a non-deadly self-defense system.  Master Na has a master's degree in counseling psychology and uses his combined experience in mind and body to guide and develop students to their fullest potential.  We offer programs in Lil’ Dragons (4 to 6 year olds),  Kids and Teen Taekwondo, Adult Martial Arts and Impact Krav Maga. We are members of USA Taekwondo, a member of the United States Olympic Committee. We offer a curriculum that is rooted in tradition but balanced with contemporary and innovative teaching methods. Our facility is clean and professional. Classes are offered all year around and will accommodate your schedule.  Our school is a member of USA Taekwondo who are members of the United State Olympic Committee.  Our staff go through Federal level background checks, are USAT coach certified.  They are re-certified every year and Safe Sport back gound checked every two years.

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Our Instructor

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Master David Nonhoff

 

Master Nonhoff is a 5th Degree  black belt. In addition he holds a 1st degree black belt in Hapkido and is a certified Impact Krav Maga instructor. He has been training in taekwondo and martial arts since he was 14 years old.  He loves to inspire and teach children to challenge themselves.  Master Nonhoff actively competes at USAT national championships and has won numerous USA medals. He was the team captain for team USA at Hanmadang that won a bronze at the World Championships. Master Nonhoff's  passion is mentoring and coaching kids to succeed.  Both in martial arts and LIFE!

"Martial Arts and competition is my passion.  Winning isn't everything, but wanting to is".