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7th Dan Black Belt
Sr. Master David Moore
Sr. Master David Moore, 7th Dan Black Belt
Sr Master Moore is the head instructor for the Manhattan branch academy. Sr. Master Moore started his martial arts training with Sun Yi’s Academy in 1990. He was the undefeated state champion gold medalist winner from 1996 to 2004 and 2002 AKTA grand champion, 2010 TTA National Tae Kwon Do grand champion Sr. Master Moore teaches the Tae Kwon Do classes for the K-State campus, as well as weekly classes at the Manhattan academy, in 2012 Master Moore, was one of the personal protection, self-defense instructors for the DOD at Fort Riley Army base Fort Riley, Ks. Sr. Master Moore is a certified PPS (personal protection systems) instructor. Sr. Master Moore continues his training under Grand Master Yi.
Master Michael Halliwell
Master Michael Halliwell, Master 5th Dan Black Belt at Sun Yi’s Academy Manhattan.
Mr. Nicholas Kent
Mr. Nicholas Kent is a 4th Dan black belt at Sun Yi’s Academy Manhattan.
Mr. Jonathan Ardresen
Mr. Jonathan Ardresen is a 3rd Dan Jr. black belt at Sun Yi’s Academy Manhattan.