Our Founder

Grand Master Ahn is the heart and soul of Mach Martial Arts. He is a World Taekwondo Federation certified 9th degree black belt with over 50 years of experience in martial arts. His vision and the dedication he demonstrates towards all of his students are driving forces behind our programs. He is also knowledgeable in Hapkido, weapons, acupunture, and acupressure - diversifying the curriculum we teach at our schools. Grand Master currently teaches at our San Ramon location.

Brief Biography
1963: Began training in Tae Kwon Do
1974: Became Internationally Certified Instructor
1978-1988: Worked as Sky Martial for Korean Airlines
1992: Immigrated to the United States
1992-1996: Served as Head Instructor for Oriental Martial Arts College in Colombus, OH
1997: Founded Ahn's Tae Kwon Do (now Mach Martial Arts) in Fremont, CA

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Mission Statement

Ultimately, martial arts is about respect - respect for oneself, respect for others, and respect for one's surroundings. Through disciplined physical and mental training, any student can learn the value of all-around respect and see what it means to be a true martial artist.