Grandmaster Carlo

7th Degree Black Belt

Certified Rankings:
7th Dan Kukkiwon Certified Black Belt
3rd Dan Hapkido & Judo

Master Carlo started his Taekwondo journey with 9th Degree Black Belt - Grandmaster Kim in 1980. After achieving his black belt at an early age, Master Carlo would dedicate his life to the perfection of Taekwondo and martial arts.

His martial arts journey led him to earn the highest prestige in multi-regional, national and international championships. He is also the undefeated West Coast Regional Grand Champion 4 years in a row. His competitive prowess earned gold medals in Taekwondo at the President's Cup 2009 and the U.S. Open in 2012

Master Carlo also managed the Stanford Taekwondo Program for over 15 years before moving on to pursue his own endeavor to build Pure Taekwondo. He also Co-directed the Stanford Taekwondo Open for nearly two decades hosting over 2,000 competitors in the summer of 2000. He also founded the Taekwondo training program at Google's Mt. View Campus in late fall 2016. The partnership between Pure Taekwondo and Google merges martial arts philosophy with Google's corporate culture which is an unprecedented collaboration in Silicon Valley.

As the founder of Pure Taekwondo, Master Carlo is committed to the excellence in quality he provides and teaches.

Grandmaster Carlo