"Voted Harford's Best Martial Arts Classes 4 Years in a Row!"


Thank you for voting for us to win Best Martial Arts Classes - Best of Harford Magazine! What an honor to win 4 Years in a Row! Master CJ Chang even made it on the Magazine's Front Cover Page! Please check out the article here:


Team Chang participated in two Nationals this year: USAT in Detroit and AAU in Fort Lauderdale. Out of 12 athletes, we returned with 1 Gold and 2 Bronze Medals. Congratulations to Mrs. Jodi Santiago - Gold Medalist in Sparring, Mr. Carson Freeman - Bronze Medalist in Sparring, and Ms. Aya Srisukwattananan - Bronze Medalist in Sparring. Out of 5,700 athletes combined, our students returned with great performances and we are so very proud of them all!

September 21 (Thursday)
Day Camp! We will be offering day camp from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm. Includes fun games, Taekwondo class and field trip! Please inquire by email at ustaekwondoacademy012@gmail.com

October 7 (Saturday)

  • 2017 U.S. Taekwondo Festival Tournament (CCBC - Essex Community College) OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS!!!

October 27 (Friday)

Halloween party! Come have some fun at this year's Halloween party! Games! Tons of prizes! Costume contest! Pizza dinner!


Congratulations to our competition team, "Team Chang" for outstanding performances at the U.S. National Championships! We are so proud! Here's our National Record from the last 5 years:

  • 2016 Nationals in Richmond, Virginia: 7 Golds, 6 Silvers, 15 Bronzes. Total of 28 National Medals!
  • 2015 Nationals in Austin, Texas: 4 Golds, 2 Silvers, 3 Bronzes. Total of 9 National Medals!
  • 2014 Nationals in San Jose, California: 7 Golds, 2 Silvers, 7 Bronzes. Total of 16 National Medals!
  • 2013 Nationals in Chicago, Illinois: 14 Golds, 3 Silvers and 5 Bronzes. Total of 22 National Medals!
  • 2012 Nationals in Dallas, Texas: 13 Golds, 5 Silvers, 6 Bronzes. Total of 24 National Medals!


Congratulations to the new 2015-2016 MD State TKD Association Executive Board Members!
The following are from the U.S. Taekwondo Academy:

President - Senior Master Yong Seong "CJ" Chang
Immediate Past President - Senior Master Joseph Pirczhalski III
Vice Presidents - Master Roy Rothenberg & Master Martin Radvany
Treasurer General - Mrs. Mindy Pirczhalski
Secretary General - Master James Kim
Coach Chairman - Master Rex Ntuba
AAC Chairman - Master Gene Yang


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