50 Years in Martial Arts

We are a professional team with almost 50 years of experience in Taekwondo and teaching for more than 28 years, applying our accumulated knowledge to our teachings.

Future
Leaders

At YB World Taekwondo, we strive to combine traditional Taekwondo values and modern training to promote respect, self-discipline, confidence, and the growth of the mind & body.

Serving Our Community

Establishing ourselves in Stamford, CT for 30 years, we have been giving back to the community through our teachings about self-improvement & encouragement of a healthy mind and body.

Our Story

Based in Stamford, CT, YB World Taekwondo has been teaching for over 28 years. Our goals are to improve our students’ minds and bodies and instill important Taekwondo values such as respect, compassion, self-discipline, and self-control that students can apply outside of the Dojang.

 

We can accommodate your needs here at YB World, whether for an after-school/work activity or Olympic-level training. Our instructors are personally trained by our founder, Grand Master Yong Beom Kim, who has a Ph.D., Chairman of the Martial Arts Undergraduate Program at the University of Bridgeport & was the former Korean National Taekwondo Olympic Team Coach. Each teacher has over ten years of experience teaching Taekwondo and will provide a safe and encouraging environment to help you achieve your goals.

Grand Master

Yong B. Kim Ph.D.

  • 8th Degree Grandmaster
  • Ph.D. in Physical Education at Kyung Hee University in Korea
  • National Elementary Level Taekwondo Championship – Gold Medalist
  • National President Cup Taekwondo Championship – Gold Medalist
  • National Collegiate Taekwondo Championship – Gold Medalist
  • Korean National Team and Kyung Hee University Team Coach

  • 1995 Ukraine National Team Coach
  • 2004 Collegiate Olympic Games/Universiade USA Team Coach
  • 2004 Founder and program chair of the first and only Martial Arts major program at an accredited university in the west (University of Bridgeport, CT)
  • Founder of the first Taekwondo Academy in Stamford, CT
  • YB World has graduated over 750 Black Belts since its founding in 1992
  • Started Taekwondo at age 7

Meet
Our Team

Meet our amazing team at YB World Taekwondo. We are here to assist students through their training and life goals.

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SEUNG KIM

General Manager & Director
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JEONG HO KIM

Headmaster
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ABRAHAM KIM

Director
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CJ YORFINO

Master
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RYAN REED

Assistant Instructor / Office Assistant
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SAMUEL KIM

Assistant Director
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VALERIA CARIAS

Jr. Instructor / Office Manager Assistant
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AKSHAY

Jr. Instructor
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JASON BIN

Jr. Instructor

Build
Self-Confidence, Discipline,
& Respect for others.

Programs

At YB World Taekwondo Academy, we believe that teaching students Taekwondo can help every child and adult develop the mental and physical skills they need to succeed in life. Martial Arts isn’t just about self-defense like so many believe. We also emphasize self-confidence, focus, physical strength, and positive social interaction. Our programs are focused on the traditional and cultural elements of Taekwondo and provide students with the necessary self-defense knowledge to protect themselves.

Children

The traditional elements of Taekwondo create an environment for your children that teach discipline and respect.

Teen (Ages 13+)

Aside from traditional instruction, YB World Teens classes focus on developing relationships with students and mentoring.

Adult

The traditional elements of Taekwondo create an environment for your children that teach discipline and respect.

Family

Building a strong community is what we strive for! We encourage all people, parents, or students to join our wonderful family classes.

Olympic

Designed for students who want to go beyond regular training. The classes will be in the rotation of: Sparring, Breaking, and Forms.

Leadership

Teaches its members the methods to develop in-class teaching skills to build up confidence, focus and leadership.

Private Lesson

Taking into account the specificity of the student, so training is conducted to suit the individual’s physical conditions.

Students & Families Love us!

CONTACT

We are here to guide, instruct, and motivate our members to be the best they can be and impact Stamford Community in a positive way. We are here to help parents raise their children to be confident leaders, boost their self-esteem, feel healthy, and get in great physical shape.

 

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    YB World
    @High Ridge Rd.

    (203) 969-1234

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    81 High Ridge Rd, Stamford, CT 06905

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    @Hope St.

    (203) 658-8776

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    1074 Hope St, Stamford, CT 06907

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    YB World
    @Wilton

    (203) 210-7771

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    151 Old Ridgefield Rd, Wilton, CT 06897