Mr. Gio Ramirez3rd Degree Black Belt in Taekwondo
Gio “The Samurai” Ramirez, started his martial arts training before most children start reading. Today, he is recognized by his senior instructors as a young man of sound mind who has matured into a disciplined assistant instructor.
He has already mentored and helped hundreds of children and adults in their martial arts journey, even helping a few achieve their black belt in Tae Kwon Do.
An honor role student, Gio also plays saxophone in his high school marching and jazz bands and is already taking as many advanced placement college preparation classes as the school permits.
Sensei Gio received his 1st degree Black Belt in June 2012, his 2nd degree Black Belt August 2013 and his 3rd degree Black Belt April 2016. He also earned his 1st degree Black Belt in December 2015, under the supervision and direction of Grandmaster, Masters Hall of Famer and US Martial Arts Hall of Famer, Mr. Johnny “Lightfoot” Thompson, President of the Tang Soo Do Karate Association. Sensei Gio was inducted into the US Martial Arts all of Fame and award Junior Instructor of the Year 2017.