Mr. William Canonizado was born in the Philippines with Japanese/Filipino and Spanish decent. While growing up in Manila, he took an interest in mastering the art of Tae Kwon Do and obtained his Black Belt at age 16. He later trained with Philippine Tae Kwon Do Association in Manila and traveled to Korea and competed in a South East Asian competition.
Mr. William moved to the United States at the age of 18. He then went to college and obtained a Pre-Med degree in New York. Due to personal family reasons, he was unable to finish med school; however, finished his Nursing Degree. Mr. William is currently a licensed Critical Care RN with extensive experience in Nutrition and Physical Training.
Mr. William decided to open up his Martial Arts school when his son, Marc, started competing nationally. He wanted Marc to have a place where he can train and teach other martial artists who want to excel, especially in competition.
Mr. William has trained some of the well-known National and World Champion Martial Artists in the United States. To name a few, he has trained: Marc Canonizado, Sammy Vasques, Tiffany Larsen, Steven So and World Champions Haley Glass and Chase Chavez. Perhaps you, or your children, are next on the list!