Our Instructors are fully devoted to working with every student of all ages and skill levels to bring out the best in everyone! Instructors have invested countless years in the study of martial arts and self-defense. They have acquired various certification from national and international governing bodies to instruct to the highest technical and ethical level. Our Instructors continue to upgrade their personal and professional skills as they share the countless benefits of the study of Martial Arts with members of our society.

Our Instructional Team is on a Quest to Make
a Positive Difference in our Society!

Master Michael Sirota began his Journey in Martial Arts in 1983. Since those humble beginnings he has immersed himself fully as a Martial Arts Practitioner, Athlete, Instructor, Coach, Global Pioneer of Therapeutic Martial Arts and Facilitator of Global Empowerment!


  • World Taekwondo Federation – 7th Dan Black Belt
  • World Hapkido Federation – 5th Dan Black Belt
  • Taekwondo Master Instructor Certification
  • Hapkido Master Instructor Certification .
  • International Examiner – World Taekwondo Headquarters
  • Instructor License – International Disabled Self-Defense Assoc.
  • International Disabled Self-Defense Association Black Belt
  • World Para-Taekwondo Instructors Association – Facilitator
  • Certified Canadian Coach NCCP
  • Certified National Referee – Taekwondo Canada
Master Sirota inducted into Martial Arts Hall of Fame - New Jersey, USA - 2009


  • Martial Arts Magazine Hall of Fame Awards – “Para-Taekwondo Pioneer”
  • Inducted into Official Taekwondo Hall of Fame “Humanitarian Taekwondo Instructor”
  • “Goodwill Ambassador to the Martial Arts” Award – Action Martial Arts Magazine Hall of Honors
  • Martial Arts Hall of Fame Inductee – “Lifetime Achievement Award” Masters Hall of Fame
  • “Martial Arts Goodwill Ambassador Award” – Action Martial Arts Magazine
  • Martial Arts Hall of Fame Inductee – “Outstanding Contribution in the Martial Arts” – Action Martial Arts Magazine
  • World Autism Festival – Community Leadership Organization Award
  • Kukkiwon (World Taekwondo Headquarters) – Certificate of Appreciation
  • Hall of Fame Induction – “Taekwondo Master Instructor of the Year 2009” – World Karate Union
Induction into Official Taekwondo Hall of Fame as a 'Humanitarian Instructor"


  • Canadian Association of Athletes with an Intellectual Disability – President
  • World Para-Taekwondo Instructors Association – Chief Executive
  • Appointed to the Richmond Autism Interagency Committee
  • Appointed as Team Canada Chef de Mission for the Global Games
  • Appointed to the City of Richmond Sister City Advisory Committee
  • Commonwealth Taekwondo Championships – Para-Taekwondo Director – Scotland
  • Global Para-Taekwondo University – Founder
  • Richmond Centre for Disability – Board Member
  • Therapeutic Martial Arts International – Founder
  • World Taekwondo Federation – Appointment to the Para-Taekwondo Development Task Force
  • Para-Taekwondo Committee Chairperson (past) – Taekwondo Canada
  • Technical Sports Chairperson (Taekwondo) – B.C. Disability Sports
  • Taekwondo Coordinator (past) – Aboriginal Games & Sports Association of BC
  • Director & Program Administrator – International Disabled Self-Defense Assoc.
  • Head of Team Canada – 2004 World University Taekwondo Championships
  • Team Canada Leader – 2003 Summer Universiade
  • Team Canada Coach – 2002 World University Taekwondo Championships

Master Michael Sirota
School Principal/Master Instructor

Presenting at the World Taekwondo Federation General Assembly in Korea to the Global Leadership
With Acting Mayor OF Vancouver on the Taekwondo Day Proclamation

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