Are you a martial arts business owner? Grandmaster Orange can help your school’s success. He’s been successfully running Sidekicks for over 4 decades! GMO knows a thing or two about operating a successful business. Now after 40+ years, he’s ready to share his Martial Arts Business Secrets!
Grandmaster Orange is a United States Navy Veteran! He’ll be glad to talk with you about his time in Guam back in the 1970’s. Yes, that makes Grandmaster Orange a Vietnam Era Veteran. He just recently got his Vietnam Veteran hat!
Also, all Sidekicks instructors are CPR certified and experienced in teaching children. Learn more about Sidekicks Instructors here.
Sidekicks is conveniently located in the Alta View Shopping Center, where it has been in Suite Q for more than 30 years, longer than Ralph’s has been there. You’ll easily find plenty of free parking.
It’s not often that a martial arts academy has a Grandmaster teaching classes, especially in San Diego!
San Diego Sidekicks Martial Arts Academy was founded by Grandmaster Maurice Orange. GMO opened his first Taekwondo school in 1980. He founded San Diego Sidekicks Martial Arts Academy in 1989.
Still running the academy, and often teaching classes, legendary Grandmaster Orange “GMO” instills his students with a keen sense of self confidence and respect for elders. Hence he’s coaching both students and their parents about life.
Sidekicks Martial Arts Academy is a proud member of San Diego Unified School District Partners in Education
and is highly recommended by teachers, parents and school administrators.
Sidekicks Martial Arts Academy is highly recommended by teachers, counselors, parents and school administration throughout San Diego County.
We understand that choosing a martial arts school is a big decision.
You want to make the right choice because you care deeply about your child’s well being.
Rest assured, Grandmaster Orange knows about training kids.
Johnny Morris at Aspire Martial Arts www.aspireata.com
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Jamaica Sidekicks https://www.sandiegosidekicks.org/jamaica-sidekicks
Grandmaster Pete Johnson
Sidekicks Academy is the favorite martial arts community for children in San Diego.
Classes are open and parents are involved in watching their kids train and learn!
Learn from the best martial arts academy in San Diego.
What if your child was always opening the door for you?
What if your child got in the habit of always telling the truth?
What if your child developed the trait of never giving up?
What if your child behaved well and spoke kindly of others at home and school?
That is Self Control.
What if your child was able to get up and keep on going even in the face of difficulties?
Could you imagine how fantastic you’d both feel?
The result is Victory!
Here in this video, see one of Sidekicks Martial Arts newest instructors in action. Him and his younger brother and sister have all been practicing Taekwondo with Grandmaster Orange for ten years. He’s currently eligible for third degree black belt.
Finally, check back often for new content from Sidekicks martial arts classes and testing days. You’ll find current martial arts news
and Throwback Thursday Sidekicks news archived over the past 33 years.
In addition, Sidekicks News includes Grandmaster Orange speaking to Sidekicks students and their parents.
Furthermore, we will continue adding current news clips about Sidekicks martial arts training.
This right from the GMO Sidekicks Archives: Grandmaster Orange on Taekwondo World Magazine Cover from Summer 1989. Yes, yours truly, Grandmaster Orange was featured on Taekwondo World Magazine Cover demonstrating the Taekwond
Parents love Sidekicks for their kids. One parent explains that her 7 year old son has gained so much confidence since he's been taking Taekwondo classes at Sidekicks. We love to hear stories like this from Sidekicks families
GMO was not even Grandmaster Orange yet. He was only a seventh degree black belt, thus Master Orange. Still he was honored as local hero. In typical form to how he’d act today, Grandmaster Orange thought, “do I g