Why Legacy

We are Legacy Martial Arts, an award-winning program in Irmo, Columbia and surrounding areas. Our mission is to make a lasting positive impact, one student at a time. We trust they will take the skills and confidence they learn here and create their own legacy…. in their homes, their schools, and their communities.

To achieve this, we have an excellent staff that works well with student of all ages. We believe that it is most important you feel comfortable with the school, its instructors, and its goals and values. So we personally invite you to come by and speak to our masters and staff personally.

Meet our instructors:

Master Daniel Kim

5th degree black belt
7x State Champion
Member of USA Taekwondo, the Olympic-governing body
Board Member of the South Carolina State Taekwondo Association
USA Taekwondo certified Coach
USA Taekwondo certified Referee
Has coached multiple State, Regional, & National Champions
Instructor of the Year
2016 SC State Coach of the Year
Team Manager of the Natoyan Korean Children Taekwondo Demonstration Team’s USA Tour
Southeastern Masters’ Club and Demonstration Group

Master Hanna Reese

Chief Instructor for the Irmo location
4th Degree Black Belt
Black Belt in Haidong Gumdo (traditional sword martial art)
USA Taekwondo certified referee
South Carolina State Champion

Master John Wampler

Chief Instructor for the Columbia location
4th Degree Black Belt
South Carolina State Champion
U.S. Open medalist in both poomsae and sparring
Assistant Coach for the Competition Team

Master Tae Kim

4th Degree Black Belt
South Carolina State Champion
Assistant Coach for the Demonstration Team
Winners of multiple grand championships in sparring.

Instructor Amber Allbritton

3rd Degree Black Belt
Multiple championship in tournaments
Over 20 year background in karate and taekwondo

Instructor Byung Kim

2nd Degree Black Belt
Multiple championship in tournaments.
USA Taekwondo certified referee

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