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What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition?
Master Derrick Fleszar is a 5th Degree Black Belt trained by Olympic Competitor and Olympic Coach Grandmaster Dae Sung Lee. GR8 KIK Taekwondo focuses on Olympic Style Taekwondo and Self-Defense applications.
What's one tip for first-time students that will make them feel like veterans?
Becoming a black belt is more about mindset than physical ability. When you practice and conduct yourself do it as if you were already a black belt. When you push yourself to your limits and beyond you will accomplish greatness.
What was the inspiration to start or run this business?
Master Derrick started GR8 KIK Taekwondo to teach Martial Arts with a focus on effective self-defense in a dignified manner true to the spirit of martial arts.
What do you love most about your job?
I love seeing my students grow as martial artists and people as they progress through the ranks. It is especially rewarding to see their gains in confidence and inner strength project outward in the way they conduct and carry themselves.