Taekwondo is the world’s most popular martial arts with more than 60 million practitioners worldwide. A practical art focusing on striking techniques for self-defense. It is beneficial in improving one’s overall fitness, coordination, agility and flexibility. Taekwondo, a multifaceted martial art, appeal to people from all walks of life for various reasons including self-defense, fitness, competition, appreciation of the fitness in the martial arts, stress relief and even for discipline and mental challenge.
Raj is a 3rd Dan black belt and was the pioneer instructor at our former River Valley branch, before growing into the role of Head Coach when we moved to our Central Square branch. He was a well rounded martial artist and a well known fighter from Malaysia before joining Trifecta Martial Arts in Singapore. Today, he is the instructor in charge of the Taekwondo curriculum at our River Valley branch, and also the assistant head instructor for our taekwondo program.
Raj teaches to all ages with ease and confidence, and possesses a superb rapport with his students, parents, and colleagues. He is also a practitioner of the 3 core martial arts of our academy!
Jacob has been teaching Taekwondo for nearly a decade in both the Philippines and Singapore, and he is an enthusiastic instructor with a focus on building self-confidence, character, and skill in students through mental and physical discipline.
In his classroom, he uses an encouraging, yet challenging approach allows all participants to progress at their own level by setting and achieving individual goals. Jacob is a 2nd dan black belt, a former National Games Coach in the Philippines, and multiple gold medalist at various tournaments in both Singapore and the Philippines
Kim Cheong Sol
Mr Kim is our head Taekwondo instructor, with a 4th Dan Kukkiwon black belt. He was formerly a part of the Korean Regional Kyorugi team and has practiced Taekwondo for close to 20 years. A natural teacher who can command respect as well as having a charming humor, he is quickly adorned by students and parents alike. His classes are well organized and he places very high standards for his students.
Mr Kim’s skill with Kyorugi is unparalleled, and is also a certified Kyorugi coach under the Singapore Taekwondo Federation. This is now exhibited during competition classes as he grooms future medalists and champions!