4th degree black belt in Tang Soo Do and Taekwondo
Current and AAU Taekwondo certified coach and referee
Master Ernie McKinney began his martial art training when he was 12 years old and has been training in the martial arts for almost 30 years. He is a 4th degree black belt in Tang Soo Do and Taekwondo. He also trains in Modern Arnis (a Filipino Martial Art) and is actively working towards a black belt in that art also. As a youth, he was very active in the tournament circuits, competing at the state and national level. He is current and AAU Taekwondo certified coach and referee. Master McKinney has had the pleasure of training with some of the greatest Masters and GrandMasters in the Jacksonville area. You will still find him training with GrandMaster Pak at the main school throughout the month.