"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!

August 4:
Belt Test Application & Fee Deadline

August 7-11: Summer Vacation! No classes. Enjoy your week off! Please notify us via email or text to make-up classes.

August 21-25: Belt Promotion Test Week (No classes due to testing)
  • Monday, August 21
    • 5:30pm : Little Ninjas Test (All Ranks) at Churchville Road
    • 6:00pm : Black Belt Kub Test at Churchville Road

    • 5:15pm : Children's Low Intermediate Test (Current High Yellow, Orange & High Orange Belts) at Main Street
    • 6:00pm : Children's High Intermediate Test (Current Green, High Green, Blue & High Blue Belts) at Main Street

  • Tuesday, August 22
    • 5:15pm : Children's Low Intermediate Test (Current High Yellow, Orange & High Orange Belts) at Churchville Road
    • 6:00pm : Children's Advanced Test (Current Solid Brown & Solid Red Belts ONLY) at Churchville Road

    • 5:15pm : Children's Beginners Test (Current White & Yellow Belts) at Main Street
    • 6:00pm : Black Belt Kub Test at Main Street
    • 6:45pm : Adult Test (All Ranks) at Main Street

  • Wednesday, August 23
    • 5:15pm : Children's Board Breaking & Sparring Test at Main Street (Current Advanced Brown, Super Red, Junior Black & Black Belts Testing for Their Next Degree) ***Bring Your Own Sparring Gear!!!***
    • 6:45pm : Make-Up Test at Main Street ***Permission Required***


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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