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Vaughan Taekwondo Schools

Grand Master Tommy Chang

Our World-class, Premiere Martial Arts and Taekwondo School in Vaughan (Woodbridge) is our newest Black Belt World location. The newest Martial Arts Academy is conveniently located at 7730 Islington Avenue, on the southwest corner of Highway 7 and Islington Avenue. Our Vaughan Taekwondo School is jointly operated by Grand Master Tommy Chang, Master Shin Wook Lim, and Master Ivett Gonda.

Our new Taekwondo Academy offers 5,500 square feet of space, with two-story ceilings, spanning two floors. We designed this new facility for our regular Martial Arts and Taekwondo Programs, our Afterschool Childcare Programs, and our HPAC (High Performance Athletes and Coaches) Taekwondo Programs. There is even an enclosed outdoor playground!

All of our First Class Instructors at Black Belt World Vaughan (Woodbridge) are dedicated and committed to all of our students. We believe with the proper training and guidance, students can not only become Champions in life, but also Provincial, National, International, and Olympic Champions.

Programs at Black Belt World Vaughan (Woodbridge)

  • Taekwondo Training
  • Demonstration and Weapons Training
  • Olympic Sparring Training
  • HPAC (High Performance Athletes and Coaches) Program for Elite National, International, and Olympic Level Coaches and Athletes
  • Afterschool Childcare Program
  • Childcare Camps (Summer, Winter, and Spring Breaks)
  • Birthday Parties

Black Belt World Vaughan (Woodbridge) First Class Instructors

  • Grand Master Tommy Chang
  • Master Shin Wook Lim
  • Master Ivett Gonda
  • Master Michael dePendleton
  • Master John Koo
  • Master Melissa Pagnotta
  • Instructor Evelyn Gonda
  • Master Miggy Diaz
  • Master Theresa Seung
  • Master Melanie Phan
  • Master Michael dePendleton
  • Instructor Jenny Huynh
  • Master Shin Wook Lim

Master Shin Wook Lim holds several belts in many forms of Martial Arts. He is a very goal-oriented person, which has led to him becoming an accredited Provincial, National, and International trainer, competitor, and Olympic coach and trainer. Some of Master Lim’s previous and current achievements, include:

  • 33 Years of Martial Arts Experience
  • Current Canadian National Team Coach
  • Level 4 High Performance Coach NCCP
  • First Class Certified WTF National Referee
  • 3 Time National Champion
  • 4 Time Canadian National Team Member
  • 2008 Olympic Team Coach
  • 2010 First Youth Olympic Team Coach

Master Lim has built strong relationships with many of the top athletes in Canada and around the world, as a result of his work over the years. He was selected to be a coach for Team Canada at International events. Due to Master Lim being an athlete and competitor as well, he has developed a rapport with those he has had the opportunity to work with, including his students and other athletes and coaches.

Currently, Master Lim serves as the director of the HPAC Program at Black Belt World Vaughan (Woodbridge) and other Black Belt World Canada locations, and is the Head Olympic Team Coach of Canada. In addition, Master Lim will be teaching Regular Martial Arts and Taekwondo Programs at Black Belt World Vaughan (Woodbridge).

Master Ivett Gonda

Master Ivett Gonda began her Martial Arts and Taekwondo journey when she was just eight years old under the leadership and guidance of Master Shin Wook Lim. Since that time, she has won 11 Gold Medals at the Canadian National Championships in various events, like the Senior Nationals to the Olympic Weight Event.

  • Gold Medal Winner at the Pan Am Olympic Qualifications in Mexico in 2004
  • 2 Time Olympian (2004 Olympic Games Athens and 2008 Olympic Games Beijing)
  • Bronze and Silver Medal Winner at the 2014 World Grand Prix Taekwondo Championships

Ivett continues to enjoy fighting in competitions at the International and Olympic Level when she is not teaching her students.

Currently, Master Ivett Gonda teaches HPAC Programs, as well as Regular Martial Arts and Taekwondo Programs at Black Belt World Vaughan (Woodbridge).

For more information about HPAC Programs, Martial Arts and Taekwondo Programs, and Afterschool Childcare Programs available at Black Belt World Vaughan (Woodbridge), feel free to call us today at 905-605-7211. Remember to inquire about a free training class to see if Taekwondo is right for you or your child!

Our Instructors

  • Vaughan Taekwondo Schools

    Master Shin Wook Lim

  • Vaughan Taekwondo Schools

    Grand Master Tommy Chang

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    Master Ivett Gonda

  • Vaughan Taekwondo Schools

    Master Michael dePendleton

  • Vaughan Taekwondo Schools

    Master John Koo

  • Vaughan Taekwondo Schools

    Master Melissa Pagnotta

  • Vaughan Taekwondo Schools

    Master Melanie Phan

  • Vaughan Taekwondo Schools

    Instructor Evelyn Gonda

  • Vaughan Taekwondo Schools

    Master Miggy Diaz

  • Bhajan Mann
    Master Bhajan Mann
  • Vaughan Taekwondo Schools

    Grand Master Tommy Chang


  • Master Michell Ge

  • Master Melissa Pagnotta
  • Melanie Phan
    Master Melanie Phan

  • Master Yohan Chang
  • Vaughan Taekwondo Schools

    Grand Master Tommy Chang

  • Bhajan Mann
    Master Bhajan Mann

  • Master Michell Ge

  • Master Melissa Pagnotta
  • Melanie Phan
    Master Melanie Phan

  • Master Yohan Chang

Try a class today and experience our high-energy, fast-paced environment for yourself!

Operations Manager
Master Melanie Phan

Head Instructor
Master Michell Ge

Call or email us for more details.

Phone:
905-605-7211

E-mail:
bbwvaughan@gmail.com

Address:
7730 Islington Ave. Unit 3
Vaughan, ON. L4L 2J1

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Black Belt World Vaughan

3-7730 Islington Ave
Vaughan,
ON
L4L 2J1

Phone: 905-605-7211