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Perseverance Pays Off

Perseverance Pays Off. Jonas R. was a student of GMO back in the early 1990’s. He got his black belt in June 1993. Here’s a photo of them. Jonas was going through struggles that a lot of youth and teens go through. Being temped into joining gangs was one of the struggles Jonas had to…

Mr. Tran

Dustin Tran has been training with Grandmaster Orange since he was in 5th grade. Now Mr. Tran has 5 children of his own, who all train at Sidekicks Martial Arts Academy, making them the largest second generation Sidekicks Family. Q: Why did you start Martial Arts? A: I started Martial Arts because my parents wanted…

Mr. Capon

Mr. Capon was a student of Grandmaster Orange back in the 90’s – 2000’s when GMO had the school in Chula Vista. Mr. Capon often tells his son, who is a Sidekicks student, how strict GMO used to be. In other words, the grandmaster has softened up a bit on the kids. He’s less formal…

Meet Mario

Meet Mario. Mario trained with Grandmaster Orange at Sidekicks Martial Arts Academy, when he was a kid, starting at five years old. Now he is grown up, and his kids are training at Sidekicks. Mario said, “I always knew that if I had kids, I would want them to attend Sidekicks too. And now they…

Taekwondo Journey

This student started his Taekwondo Journey with Grandmaster Orange at Sidekicks Martial Arts Academy when he was barely knee-high! Now he towers over GMO and many of the other students. He’s been consistent with coming to classes and practicing his Taekwondo forms, starting with the White Belt Form. Taekwondo Journey He kept coming to classes,…

A Jazzy Birthday

One of our Sidekicks students who has been with us for many years, has just turned the corner into her teens. She turned 13. A jazzy Birthday She celebrated a jazzy birthday with her family and we are happy to send a shout out on her special day! Jazzy you are beautiful, strong, and smart.…

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