Grand Master David McCloskey
In addition, he has a first degree black belt in Shotokan Karate, is a certified Civilian Krav Maga Instructor, a Filipino Escrima Instructor, and has been trained in Brazilian Jujitsu as well as Tai Chi. He is a certified Martial Arts Specialist through the American Council of Martial Arts with the Cooper Institute.
Grand Master McCloskey serves on the National Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Tae Kwon-Do Executive Committee, and is the current District Sports Chairman for the Gulf Region of the (AAU) Tae Kwon-Do. Also he is currently the Referee Clinical Administrator certifying Officials in the Texas / Louisiana Region. He hosts the Gulf District AAU Championship every year. Master McCloskey also volunteers to teach self-defense to the women at the Ft. Bend County Women’s Shelter.
For over 38 years, Grand Master McCloskey’s teaching style is disciplined but highly encouraging. He has high expectations for his students, and with positive reinforcement the students often reach those high expectations. Grand Master McCloskey has a commanding but friendly presence that the younger students respond to positively. For the adult students, his in depth knowledge of both Tae Kwon-Do and general fitness, make him the perfect instructor for those seeking to become a true Tae Kwon-Do martial artist, as well as those seeking a sound mind and body through martial fitness.
Young Brothers classes are presented in a healthy, nurturing environment for each student to appreciate and excel in this martial art.