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! Sidekicks Martial Arts Academy was founded by Grandmaster Maurice Orange. GMO opened his first Taekwondo school in 1980. He founded Sidekicks Martial Arts 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. Students at Sidekicks Martial Arts Academy are trained in the principles of Martial Arts Excellence. Find out more about it here.
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 recently got his Vietnam Veteran hat!
We understand that choosing a martial arts school is a big decision.
You want to make the right choice because you care about your child’s well being.
Rest assured, Grandmaster Orange knows about training kids.
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Sidekicks Academy is the favorite martial arts community for children in San Diego.
Classes are open, so parents are involved 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!
In this video, see one of Sidekicks Martial Arts junior instructors in action. He and his younger siblings have 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 classes and testing days. You’ll find current Sidekicks news here.
Fun posts in Throwback Thursdays highlight Sidekicks news from the past 33 years.
In addition, Sidekicks News includes Grandmaster Orange speaking to Sidekicks students and their parents.
Furthermore, we’ll continue adding current news about Sidekicks students and taekwondo.
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