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Our School's Founder

Our School's Founder

Grand Master Gonsalves

  • 9th degree black belt
  • In the martial arts since 1964
  • Founded Gonsalves Tae Kwon Do School in 1970
  • Inducted into the World Martial Arts Hall of Fame
  • Inducted into USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame - Grandmaster of the Year Award
  • Inducted into the Martial Arts World Hall of Fame - Spirit of Champions Award
  • Named Master Instructor of the Year
  • Named Most Outstanding Martial Artist
  • Inducted into Who's Who in the Martial Arts
  • Awarded rank of Honored Master by IKSA
  • Retired in 2002
  • Still actively involved in guiding and advising students and instructors at Gonsalves Tae Kwon Do