Trusted Guard Martial Arts is true to traditional martial arts and everything it enconpasses, in particularly, personal achievement.
Master Barrett is a 6th Degree Master and second generation American in Hwa Yu Won Do ( from the Royal Guard of Korea). He is one of the elite in the country who has actual advanced training after black belt.
He answers directly to Grand Master Gregory Jump who has been his instructor for over 35yrs.
Master Barrett grew up in north east El Paso, Tx., where trained under, then of President of Chung Ki Hap Ki Do, Grand Master Gregory Jump and earned his black belt. Also where he started his Tae Kwon Do career.
He spent 8.5yrs in South Korea where he studied Hap Ki Do, Tang Soo Do, and touched on Tukong. He also spent some time training South Korean Army Officers.
5th Degree in Traditional Tae Kwon Do
3rd Degree in Jhoon Rhee Tae Kwon Do
(More credentials upon request)
I enjoy every aspect of my job. From teaching martial arts, helping people acheive their goals, seeing people make break throughs, and working with individuals of all ages, I love what i do.
Master Barret is very knowledgeable, he has a lot of experience and a very fun way to teach. I recommend TGMA to every person interested in practicing traditional Martial Arts.
Lessons are great, I am learning a lot. Master Barret has a lot of knowledge and experience teaching. I recomend TGMA a lot!
Master Barrett is a joy to work with! He has been a wonderful Professional! Our Grandsons really like him (we do too!) - respect him and look forward to going to class. Aydan, the oldest, has lost weight and gained confidence! He is more agile and respectful at home too! He even sleeps better! 😁 Our youngest Grandson has been diagnosed with ADHD and has some behavioral and speech issues. We thought that he was only going to last for the first 30 minutes of class with his attention deficit problems well.... he has lasted the entire class time for the past three classes! Master Barrett keeps hi focused, corrected and inspired! He works magic with him and the other students and we could not be happier! Thank you from the bottom of this ole Mimi’s heart! 😁.
I start with a personal analysis, which is just a few questoons to see what your goals are, how I can best help you, and if There are any medical concerns before we get started. Then give you a quick to and guidlines. Get a top on you. We bow in and get started.
6th Dan Hwa Yu Won Do (Hap Ki Do)
5th Dan Traditional Tae Kwon Do
3rd Dan Jhoon Rhee Tae Kwon Do
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I was inspired by those whom taught me. Being able to affect someone's life by just a little can create great outcomes. For example, if I roll a ballstraight it ends up in one destination. If I change the the direction by even one degree, the ball ends up in a completely different destination.
I've worked with virtually every kind of student you can think of and been successful with them.
Students with adhd, asbergers, autism, childrens 2.5 yrs of age and up, elderly, amputees, virtully every walk of life vices included.
Make sure they are more about YOUR training.
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