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GRAND MASTER Tommy Chang

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Grand Master Tommy Chang is a 7th Degree Taekwondo and 8th Degree Hapkido Master. He is the founder and manager of Black Belt World Canada and ReelStunts.

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The original Black Belt World was established by Grand Master Jun Lee in 1986 and founded in Raleigh, North Carolina. In 1992, Grand Master Tommy Chang brought Black Belt World to Downtown Toronto, Ontario, when he established and opened the first of the Taekwondo School’s locations in Canada.

Since opening the original location, Black Belt World has become the top Martial Arts and Taekwondo Schools, not just in Ontario, but throughout Canada. Today, Black Belt World is one of the most well-known and respected Taekwondo and Martial Arts organizations in Canada.

Today, the original school location in Downtown Toronto is the headquarters for Black Belt World Canada, which also serves as the official ReelStunts training facility. The school has trained stunt men and women and actors in the film and television industries, as well as individuals, instructors, masters, Olympic coaches and athletes, and other martial arts school owners.

Over the years, countless people throughout the United States and Canada have been trained by Black Belt World Canada and ReelStunts. As a result, they have been better enabled and enhanced to become respected and powerful leaders in society, their local communities, and in their careers, due to the direction, leadership, and efforts of Grand Master Chang.

ReelStunts Stunt Training, Taekwondo and Martial Arts Programs

ReelStunts offers it Stunt Training Programs for new and current individuals, who are either already working in the stunt industry or are considering a profession within this industry. Our Stunt Training Programs help teach students the general knowledge and how to improve their current set of skills in the stunt industry and business.

Our training programs are designed to familiarize and introduce students to a wide variety of some of the most commonly used stunt techniques and skills used in the industry. In addition, we offer specialized and advanced stunt training, skills, and scenarios, which may be encountered throughout a career in the stunt industry.

Professional stunt people enjoy a rewarding and exciting career. However, it requires the individual to be truly dedicated to their development and training. Becoming a professional in the stunt industry can take several years of ongoing skill and training development and networking in order to achieve the success you desire. Throughout your journey, ReelStunts is here to help train, teach, and guide you.

Our Stunt Training Programs consist of parkour, martial arts, gymnastics, and other specific skills and education, which are highlighted in further detail below. ReelStunts believes every stunt person should be given the training, education, and skills needed to develop a strong foundation, in order to better prepare them for a wide variety of possible career situations they might find themselves in, while allowing them the opportunity to easily adapt to an array of situations, even those that are new.

ReelStunts Exciting Stunt Classes Inspire New and Current Stunt Performers.

New stunt classes are offered on a regular basis and are frequently held on Saturdays from 5:30 pm until 7:30 pm. The cost for our stunt classes is $599 + HST for eight, two-hour class sessions or $80 + HST per class. Feel free to email info@reelstunts.com for registration details and the current class schedule.

All of ReelStunts Stunt Training Programs are conducted on a one-on-one basis between ReelStunts’ Elite Member Master Shin Wook Lim and Fight Master Tommy Chang and the student. More information about our Stunt Training Programs is provided below.

Training Location

Training Location
Black Belt World Headquarters
883 Bloor Street West
Suite 202
Toronto, ON M6G 1M4
Canada

To learn more about ReelStunts Stunt Training Programs, feel free to contact us at 416-533-1212 today.

ReelStunts Stunt Topics and Skills Training

  • Basic Falls – Back, Front, and Side
  • High Falls – Back Entry, Front Entry, Air Bags, Boxes, Hitting Objects on the Way Down
  • Advanced Falls – Gainers, Home Alones, Spins, Back Half, Hong Kong Twists
  • Self Defense Techniques and Skills
  • Martial Arts – Kicks, Weapons, Stances, and Punches
  • Trampoline Work
  • Wirework – Safety, Wraps, and Harness
  • Parkour and Acrobatics
  • Firearms Safety
  • Gun Shot Reactions to Machine Guns, Pistols, and Shotguns – Head Hits, Body Hits, Leg Hits
  • Squibs – Remote Detonate, Self-Detonate and Types
  • Fight Reactions – Body Hits, Leg Hits, Head Hits
  • Guns and Knives – Disarms and Use
  • Fight Choreography – Creating Choreogrpahy on the Spot, Multiple Targets, Fighting for the Camera
  • The Camera – How Cameras Work, Cinematography Basics, and How Cameras Read Action
  • Stunt Car Driving – ND Driving, Concepts, Manual vs. Auto, Wet vs. Dry, 4WD vs. Front vs. Rear Wheel Drivev
  • Accelerators and Decelerators
  • Operating Special Vehicles – Two Motors, Scissor Lifts, Golf Carts, Fork Lifts, etc.
  • Ratchets – Pneumatic vs. Hand Pulls
  • Air Rams
  • Fire Burns – How They Work and What to Expect
  • Set Safety
  • Stunt Acting – Different Scenarios
  • Stunt Coordinators – How to Work with Them and Who They Are
  • Working with Actors
  • Pay Structure and Residuals

ReelStunts Has Been Keeping Busy in the Stunt Industry

Below are some of the motion picture and television series we have worked on.

Heroes Reborn

ReelStunts was hired as an assistant stunt coordinator and fight coordinator, as well as stunt performers for several episodes of this television show.

Hannibal TV Series

ReelStunts was brought in to serve as a fight coordinator for several episodes of this suspenseful television series.

Pacific Rim

Pacific Rim is a mega sci-fi blockbuster motion picture starring Charlie Hunnam and Idris Elba. The film was directed by Guillermo del Toro. The motion picture features numerous action-packed fight sequences and various styles of martial arts incorporated with robotic movements.

ReelStunts was brought in by Mr. Branko Racki to provide assistance in fight sequence design and perform many of the stunts in the film. ReelStunts built a professional and comfortable working relationships with the actors, which made training and prepping the actors for their action scenes over the entire course of the film production truly exciting.
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Nikita

Nikita

ReelStunts was brought in by Mr. Branko Racki to help coordinate and create an action-packed fight sequence being filmed for the pilot episode for Season 2 of Nikita. The directior was so thrilled with the quality of our work that ReelStunts was hired for the next several episodes.

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Total Recall

Total Recall

Catch members of the ReelStunts team in the epic sci-fi blockbuster Total Recall. This motion picture starts Kate Beckinsale and Colin Farrell.

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Carrie

Carrie

ReelStunts was brought in for this motion picture to provide stunt performances and stunt driving.

Behind Enemy Lines 2

Behind Enemy Lines 2

ReelStunts was hired as a stunt coordinator to provide utility stunts for this film.

Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

Members of the ReelStunts team provided stunt doubles for the “Who Am I?” episode of this television series.

You can check out more of our television and film work at IMDB.

Pacific Rim

Pacific Rim is a mega sci-fi blockbuster starring Charlie Hunnam and Idris Elba. Directed by Guillermo del Toro, the film features many action packed fight sequences and various styles of martial arts incorporated with robotic movements. Reelstunts was brought in by Mr. Branko Racki to assist in fight design, and perform many of the stunts in the film. Reelstunts built a comfortable and professional working relationship with the actors which made prepping and training the actors for their action scenes over the course of the entire show.

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