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Koryo Do Certified Instructors

 

 

Grand Master Jose I. Delgado

Grand Master Delgado is a 10th degree Black Belt and Founder of Koryo Do, School of Tae Kwon Do.
 
  • Aug. 1974: Member International Tae Kwon Do Federation (ITF), San Juan, P.R
  • May 1975: School Co-President, Assistant Instructor, ITF, San Juan, P.R.
  • Mar. 1977: Member and Coach of the first Full Combat Team in Puerto Rico, ITF
  • Sep. 1978: Awarded permission to teach independently from school by Head Instructor, Antonio Morales
  • July 1979: Private Tae Kwon Do instructor at University of Florida Campus, Gainesville, Florida
  • July 1980: Continued Independent training and instruction. Developed seminars regarding self-defense.
  • Oct. 1982: Joined the United States Air Force. Continued training and development of short courses.
  • July 1987: Taught Tae Kwon Do at Minot Air Force Base
  • Nov. 1989: Finished development of martial arts style (Koryo Do)
  • Mar. 1990: Opened the first school of Tae Kwon Do, Warner Robins, GA
  • Oct. 1992: Koryo Do School certified and registered via the World Black Belt Bureau
  • June 1993: Certified Branch Instructor, WBBB
  • July 1993: Awarded Second degree black belt
  • May 1995: Opened Koryo-Do School of Tae Kwon Do, St. Augustine, Florida
  • May 1996: Awarded Third degree black belt
  • July 1998: Awarded Fourth degree black belt
  • Dec. 2001: Awarded Fifth degree black belt
  • May 2004: Inducted into the USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame, Tae Kwon Do Master of the Year
  • Dec. 2004: Awarded Sixth degree black belt
  • May 2005: Inducted into the U.S.A. Martial Arts Hall of Fame, Tae Kwon Do Master of the Year
  • June 2007: Awarded Lifetime Achievement Award, USA Hall of Fame
  • Nov. 2007: Board Member of the “International Council of Elders” USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame
  • Feb 2008: Ph.D., Martial Arts Philosophy May 2008 Martial Arts World Magazine Hall of Fame Nominee
  • June 2008: Became a part of the Board of Directors for the Asociacion Profesional de Artistas Marciales (APAM)
  • Dec 2008: USBA & WBA – Martial Arts Breaking Corner, Member
  • May 2009: Revista Artes Marciales PR, Hall of Fame Golden Award
  • Jul 2009: USA Alliance Official School Charter
  • Jul 2009: USA Martial Arts Team School of Sports Recognition
  • Jul 2009: USA Alliance State Recognition – Florida
  • Jul 2009: USA Alliance – Branch Certification/Instruction Authorization
  • Jul 2009: Awarded Seven degree black belt
  • Nov 2009: Martial Arts World Magazine Hall of Fame Nominee
  • Oct 2013: Tae Kwon Do Life Achievement Award
  • Sep 2014: Leading International Tae Kwon Do Master of the Year
  • Jul 2015: Lifetime Member “Alliance”
  • Jul 2017: Received his 10th Degree Blackbelt and was awarded Grand Master of the Year, Hall of Fame
  • Sept 2019: Awarded Tae Kwon Do Grand Master of the Year, USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame

 

 

Master Jose A. Delgado
 
  • May 1995: Assistant Instructor
  • Feb 1996: Promoted to Junior Black Belt
  • Apr 1998: Promoted to 2nd Degree Blackbelt
  • Dec 2001: Promoted to Adult Blackbelt; the first awarded for someone under the age of 16.
  • Dec 2001: Promoted to 3rd Degree Blackbelt Special Waiver – International
  • Aug 2004: Became KD Certified Instructor
  • Aug 2005: Inducted into USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame
  • June 2007: Promoted to Fourth Degree Blackbelt 
  • Oct 2007: Became Member “International Council of Elders”
  • Jul 2009: USA Alliance Recognition
  • Aug 2010: Promoted to 5th Degree Blackbelt; Tae Kwon Do Master
  • Oct 2013: Awarded Tae Kwon Do Master of the Year, USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame
  • Sep 2014: Awarded Tae Kwon Do Master of the Year, USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame
  • Jul 2015: Became a Lifetime Member for the “Alliance”
  • Dec 2015: Promoted to 6th Degree Blackbelt
  • Sept 2019: Received the Diamond Award, USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame for reaching 25+ years of Martial Arts Training

 

 

Sensei Ishmel Brown-Crawford
 
  • Aug 2010: Promoted to 1st Degree Blackbelt
  • Aug 2012: Promoted to 2nd Degree Blackbelt
  • Aug 2012: KD Certified Instructor

 

 
Caitlin Bassett
 Sensei Caitlin Bassett
 
  • Dec 2013: Promoted to 1st Degree Blackbelt
  • Jul 2014: KD Certified Instructor
  • Sep 2014: Inducted into the Martial Arts Hall of Fame
  • Sep 2014: Awarded Multi-Disciplined Female Blackbelt of the Year
  • Jul. 2017: Awarded Female Tae Kwon Do Martial Artist of the Year
  • Sep. 2017: Promoted to 2nd Degree Blackbelt
  • Sept 2019: Received the Martial Arts Dedication Award, USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame after returning to her studies and teachings from having her 1st child
 
Caitlin Bassett
 Sensei David Haynes
 
  • Dec. 2015: Promoted to 1st Degree Blackbelt
  • Jul. 2017: Inducted into the USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame
  • Jul. 2017: Awarded Male Tae Kwon Do Martial Artist of the Year
  • Dec. 2017: Promoted to 2nd Degree Blackbelt
  • Sept 2019: Awarded Tae Kwon Do Teacher of the Year, USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame
 

Sensei Larry Dillinger
 
  • Nov 2001:Promoted to 1st Degree Blackbelt 
  • Nov 2004:Promoted to 2nd Degree Blackbelt 
  • Aug 2004: KD Certified Instructor

 

 

Joseph Connor
 
  • Jun 2010: Promoted to 1st Degree Blackbelt
  • Dec. 2013: Promoted to 2nd Degree Blackbelt

 

 

Moriah Joy Raymond
 
  • Sept. 2012: Promoted to 1st Degree Blackbelt

 

 

Chris Andrews
 
  • Jun. 2010: Promoted to 1st Degree Blackbelt
  • Sept 2019: Inducted into the USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame
  • Sept 2019: Awarded Black Belt of the Year Award, USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame

 

 

Sensei Meanith Khol
 
  • Mar. 2008: Promoted to 1st Degree Blackbelt
  • Mar. 2009: KD Certified Instructor

 

 

Melissa Aubrey
 
  • Mar. 2009: Promoted to 1st Degree Blackbelt

 

 

Emanuel A. Delgado
 
  • Jun. 1998: Promoted to Junior Blackbel
  • Jun. 2007: Promoted to 1st Degree Blackbelt (Adult)

 

 

Joshua Connor
 
  • Nov. 2001: Promoted to Junior Blackbelt
  • Jul. 2007: Promoted to 1st Degree Blackbelt (Adult)

 

 

Richard Sanchez
 
  • Jun. 1998: Promoted to 1st Degree Blackbelt

 

 

Robert Boette
 
  • Nov. 1998: Promoted to 1st Degree Blackbelt

 

 

Emanuel Roman
 
  • Nov. 1998: Promoted to 1st Degree Blackbelt

 

 

Tyler Fieldhouse
 
  • Nov. 2001: Promoted to Junior Blackbelt

 

 

Mary L. Sia
 
  • Dec. 1999: Promoted to Junior Blackbelt

 

 

Jonathan Collins
 
  • Jun. 1999: Promoted to Junior Blackbelt

 

 

Andrew Weaver
 
  • Jun. 1999: Promoted to Junior Blackbelt

 

 

JP Boette
 
  • Nov. 1998: Promoted to Junior Blackbelt

 

 

Xavier Dominici
 
  • Jun. 1998: Promoted to Junior Blackbelt

 

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