An 8th Degree Black Belt, a USAT National Referee, retired U.S. Army Captain, Combat Veteran, Registered Nurse - BSN/RN, World Martial Arts Hall of Fame Member, former Special Forces and Master Fitness Instructor, former FLEO and Valencia College PE Adjunct, the areas ONLY Kukkiwon Certified Master Instructor, has trained and taught Taekwondo & Hapkido across the globe for over 40 years since 1977, including teaching elements of the First Infantry Division (FWD) prior to the 1991 Gulf War, and teaching U.S. & British Special Forces in Iraq 2008 & 09. Master Nelson is committed to instilling traditional self-discipline, self-defense, physical fitness, social education, self improvement skills, and Warrior Ethos of Korean Martial Arts in every practitioner while enjoying the fun, excitement, power, grace, and unlimited benefits of Martial Arts training.
"I offer the best in Taekwondo & Hapkido as I was trained around the world for over 40 years by the worlds greatest Grand Masters ever to exist."
In Taekwondo, by extension, the Founder of Moo Duk Kwan, GM Kee, Hwan, his student, Vice President of the Korea Taekwondo Assn. and the World Headquarters Kukkiwon, 3rd President of the Taekwondo Moo Duk Kwan, GM Hong, Chong Soo, and his student, my lifetime teacher GM Do, Jae Sun, 9th Dan, Phd., International Referee, Author (too many titles to mention).
In Hapkido, the "Founder" GM Ji Han Jae, and multiple direct students, GM Chong Min Lee, GM Kwang Sik Myung, and others. In Jeet Kune Do, Bruce Lee's students Prof. Richard Bustillo and Prof. Edwin Pagan. In Judo USJA's O' Sensei P. Porter.
"I was very fortunate in my journey and I look forward to passing these ancient skills and life lessons to anyone eager to learn."