Where it all began!!  Grandmaster Orange started National City Taekwondo Center, way before most of his current students existed, way back in nineteen hundred and eighty three.  That's right, folks, 1983. Here's some pictures of his Taekwondo jackets to prove it.   ;-) [caption id="attachment_17891" align="aligncenter" width="300"] National...

Sometimes when parents watch a martial arts class at Sidekicks and see their child sparring for the first time, they may wonder what is going on?Be assured, that its safe. The kids wear padded headgear, gloves, boots, and as a safety measure, reinforced chest gear,...

Lots of kids that train and practice marital arts with Grandmaster Orange are second generation students. This means that their parents were also students of GMO, and now the parents bring their kids to Sidekicks. In several families, the grandparents are now bringing the kids...

Walking through the milk aisle in Ralphs, GMO has known to be spotted. Here you see him being stopped by a former student, of many many years ago, who recognized him.  She was very pleasantly surprised to see Grandmaster Orange, who was only Master Orange,...

GMO Donates Here’s a typical day “at the office”  for GMO.  He arrives to the martial arts studio and is teaching classes.  He sees a food drive going on out in front of the studio.  He goes out and starts talking with the kids organizing it,...