The school was selected as a Top 10 school two consecutive years (2005 & 2006), and won back-to-back State, National and World Championships from 2007 to 2014. Master Velazquez’ students have won multiple State, National and World Martial Arts Championships, including the Junior National Martial Arts Championships and Tiger Claw Best of the Best held annually at the Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando Florida.
Master Philippe A. Velazquez
· Inducted into the U.S.A. Martial Arts Hall of Fame, 2007


Over the years, Master Velazquez has touched and molded hundreds of students. These are just some of the words of appreciation from his students and parents.


"Master Philippe Velazquez, You're an inspiration and a tremendous role model for our (children). You've also become a dear friend and valued Big Brother. Words simply cannot express the gratitude, sincere appreciation and love we have for you...

The Munoz Family, June 2011

"Becoming a Black Belt...means that my training for five years have paid off. The people in tae kwon do and in my life have helped me every step of the way. I thank Master Velazquez for being a great mentor and friend."

Daniel Tejada, November 2009



"In appreciation for your friendship, love and teachings."

The Pinto Family

December 2005

"Thank you for being such a positive influence in my life and for showing me that there are no limits on what I can achieve. The discipline, respect and skills that you have taught me through the art of Tae Kwon Do will remain WITH ME FOREVER."

Milo Suarez


"In appreciation for your leadership, extraordinary effort and support during the 2010 US OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP"

The Students of 2010

"To be a Black Belt means to never give up, no matter how tired or tempted you may be. After long years of dedication, mativation and hard work, I have finally reached a major goal in my life. Master Velazquez has helped me a person."

Cristina Tejada, November 2009


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