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Fort Bend Martial Arts Taekwondo Instructor Chris Martinez

Fort Bend Martial Arts Instructor Master Chris Martinez

Master Chris Martinez comes to Fort Bend Martial Arts Academy from one of the most prominet Taekwondo families in the United States.. The Martinez Brothers in Colorado are known nationally for having one of the most competitive Taekwondo programs in the country. Master Martinez is one of the most decorated Taekwodo athletes in the United States. His most recent achievement is coaching Peter Lopez at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. He was also one of the training partners for the U.S. Taekwondo Olympic Team at the 2008 Games in China.

Master Martinez has won multiple U.S. National Championships, State Championships and other International events as well. Earning one of the highest prestigious awards in the sport, he was named the 2000 USA Taekwondo Athlete of the Year. Master Martinez has competed, trained and coached all over the world including at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. Master Martinez brings to Fort Bend County a vast knowledge of the sport as well as a world-class knowledge of physical fitness training and self defense. He is truly one of the finest Taekwondo players in the world.

Competition Resume

  • 10x Colorado State Champion
  • 7x USA National Champion
  • Jr National Team Captain
  • US Open - Gold Medalist
  • AAU National Team - Captain
  • 2000 USA Taekwondo "Athlete of the Year"
  • United States Olympic Training Center Resident Athlete 99'-01' Colorado Springs, CO
  • 2001 NCAA Collegiate National Champion
  • 2001 NCAA "Freshman Athlete of the Year"
  • USA National Team - Light Weight
  • 2008 Beijing Olympic Games Alternate - Feather Weight
  • 2008 Beijing Olympic Games Training Specialist
  • 2012 London Olympic Games - Coach Taekwondo

Coaching Resume

Medals and athletes I've helped produce:

  • State Champions
  • USA Jr National Champions
  • USA Jr National Team Members
  • USA Sr. National Champions
  • USA National Team Members
  • Coached, trained, qualified a 2012 Olympian
  • Placed an athlete on the 2011, 2012, 2013 USA National Team
  • Silver medal at the 2003 World championships Garmish Germany
  • Gold medal at the 2002 Pan Am Championships Quito, Ecuador
  • Gold Medal 2010 South American Games Medellin, Colombia
  • Gold Medal 2010 Quebec Open, Montreal, Canada
  • Bronze medal 2012 Pan American Championships Sucre, Bolivia


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