Christian Taekwondo League

2018 U.S. Martial Arts Hall of Fame Faith Based School of the Year!

Quality martial arts training

From Tae Kwon Do techniques to America Tang Soo Do Forms to Filipino Martial Arts and Kenpo/Wing Chun Self Defense, CTL offers solid martial arts training.

Check out our community self defense class every week

You don’t have to be a martial arts student to learn practical self defense – you just have to want to protect yourself!

Do you know what it takes to be the best?



A unique blend between Tae Kwon Do and American Tang Soo Do, Christian Taekwondo League (CTL) is a highly structured, form conscious dojang developing leaders in San Antonio by offering first class martial art techniques to its students, practical self-defense applications to the community and advocating Judeo-Christian values to all.

Stay in Shape

Martial arts can range from low to high impact training depending on your comfort and physical ability.

Protect Yourself

Rooted in a rich history of protecting people from oppression, this art form can save your life.

Build Friendships

Being part of a team is an invaluable part of the social and emotional development in all of us.

Available Classes

Belt Forms

Years Experience

Minute Classes

Get out of your

Comfort Zone

Staying healthy is something we believe everyone should care about
See how we can help you stay healthy and active.



Our values unashamedly root in the unchanging and powerful word of God.  Each belt level has its own verse associated with it.

Build friendships

Adults work with adults of all belt levels and kids work with kids. Every class is geared toward developing the individual and the team.

Personal Training

With a focus on small classes, you are sure to get quality of instruction along with all of the quality you can handle.

Invest in your life every day.
At Christian Taekwondo league, we provide expert training in a safe friendly atmosphere.

Located at 4165 Naco Perrin Blvd. San Antonio, TX 78217, Christian Taekwondo League boasts a 1600 square foot workout area featuring continguous pro 20mm floor padding throughout the floor, 6′ mirrors along entire  front and back walls, seating area for guests, clean restrooms, and 24x7 security cameras covering the front, back, studio and office area. With no long term contracts you are able to get the best value around with the flexibility life demands. Also, just like great Mexican food, there is no shortage of martial arts studios in San Antonio, TX!  We understand that and rather than compete against them, we partner with several excellent studios including The Dojo Karate Academy, Peace Keepers, Shotokan Karate & Fitness, True Force Tae Kwon Do, and many more, in an effort to offer a complete martial arts experience with what we believe are the best instructors across the entire city.

Meet Our Instructors

Our trainers are the best of the best. They have over 40 years of combined experience in this field.

Jose Ramirez

Chief Instructor

Mr. Ramirez is a4th Degree Master in Taekwondo and a 3rd Degree in Tang Soo Do Karate

Sylivia McDonald


Mrs. Sylvia is a 1st Degree Black Belt in Taekwondo and was inducted into the US Martial Arts Hall of Fame in July 2018.

Krishan Ubongen


Miss Ubongen is a 1st degree Black Belt and was inducted into the Martial Arts Hall of Fame in 2019

Logan Ramirez


Mr. Logan is a recommended Black Belt and is a proud father of martial arts students.

Meet Our Grand Master

As part of the Tang Soo Do Karate Association, Christian Taekwondo League operates under the supervision and guidance of a formal grand master council with an insane amount of talent and experience. 
(That’s good news for us and great news for you!)

Johnny “Lightfoot” Thompson


Grand Master Johnny “Lightfoot” Thompson was promoted to his 9th Dan (GU Dan) on July 23, 2016 chaired by Professor Richard Bustillo with members of the International Martial Arts Council of America and inducted into the United States Martial Arts Hall of Fame as one of their Ambassadors in Dallas, Texas. He also hold a 1st Dan in Chu Ida Yong Taekwondo as well.

Grand Master Thompson is a veteran of over 20 years in the United States Air Force, Master Thompson is the Founder and President of the Tang Soo Do Karate Association (TKA) headquartered in San Antonio, Texas. He is also the Chief Instructor of Thompson’s Karate Academy and oversees operations of other sister locations in the United States. Once a year in December he oversees all operations for his annual Tang Soo Do World Conference entering its 22nd year.

You can read Grandmaster Thompson’s complete bio by pressing the button below.


So thankful to have found a safe, clean and affordable dojo that offers a wide range of classes to suit my entire family’s needs! Love me some CTL!

Logan Ramirez
Parent & Student

This dojo is exactly what we were looking for for our family. A family atmosphere, where they train all ages and backgrounds in the martial arts through discipline and work ethic, in a safe, clean, loving space. We are happy to be a part of the CTL family and would recommend to anyone!

Brant McAdams

Best place to build character and work hard towards becoming a great martial artists and learning the word of God 🙂

Jensine Leal

We have finally found our Taekwondo family. Our son enjoys learning the diverse leaders and staff. Very professional and welcoming.

Pedro Saenz

Find Us

4165 Naco Perrin Blvd
San Antonio, TX 78217

Christian Taekwondo League

4165 Naco Perrin Blvd
San Antonio, TX 78217