knowledgeable instructor, experience in both training
and teaching, teaching a variety of age groups, not
just a sales & marketing person, but a true TEACHER
OF MARTIAL ARTS.
Takai Mine: Master
Chavez is a long time veteran of the martial arts with
over 35 years of experience. She started Takai Mine
Karate/ Tae Kwon Do in 1985, and has been fortunate
to be able to teach Martial Arts as her full time job.
She holds the rank of 6th Degree Black Belt in Tae
Kwon Do (Dan) and is Kukkiwon certified in Korea. She
holds the rank of 3rd level red shirt in Escrima under
Grandmaster Dan Medina. She is a very well-known competitor
and a very sought after instructor. View a list of
our school's black belts. Master Chavez enjoys working
with both children and adult. She has worked many years
with ADD, HAD, and even several autistic children and
Some students travel over 130 miles each way to train
with Master Chavez. She has also been AAU District
Chair since 2003, and Regional Chair since 2012. Her classes
are popular because there is a class for every member
of the family.