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About Mr. Esparza
Mr. Esparza is a certified 5th degree black belt under the Jang Mu Won Hapkido Association. Mr. Esparza started his training in Hapkido in 1993 at the South Pasadena studio. There he trained under the instruction of Master Han Woong Kim son of Grandmaster Chong S. Kim. Mr. Esparza was an instructor at the S. Pasadena studio from 1997 to 2001. In 2001 Mr. Esparza decided to serve his country by joining the United States Marine Corps. While in the Marine Corps Mr. Esparza was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal for his outstanding leadership and performance during his deployment to Iraq. Mr. Esparza Also achieved the rank of Sergeant and a certificate of good conduct before being Honorably discharged from the service. During his time in the service Mr. Esparza continued his training with Master Han Woong Kim. At the end of his Marine Corps career Mr. Esparza decided to dedicate his life to Hapkido. So, Mr. Esparza assumed the position of Chief Instructor at the Kim's Hapkido of Yucaipa in 2004. Today Mr. Esparza continues to be an Instructor of Hapkido as well as a student of Master Han Woong Kim.

Our Classes We offer a variety of classes for all skill levels and age groups, including:

  • Adult classes
  • Children's classes
  • Weapons training (Jang Mu Kum Sul)
  • Junior Hapki (ages 4-5)


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32999 Yucaipa Blvd Suite No. 109
Yucaipa, CA 92399
(909) 797-0844

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