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Master Aaron Crawford
Owner and Head Instructor

As an athlete, Master Crawford was a three time U.S. Open (International) silver medalist and earned 14 national medals, including five national gold medals, making him one of the top taekwondo athletes over a two decade span. In the 90’s, Master Crawford was awarded the “Presidential Sports Award” by President Clinton for his accomplishments in taekwondo and appeared on Good Morning Texas, Good Morning America, and various television commercials. In the early 2000’s, Master Crawford was awarded the “Military Order of the Purple Heart” for his leadership and patriotism outside of the sport.

With over 25 years of Taekwondo experience both practicing and teaching, coupled with a degree in kinesiology from Texas A&M University-Commerce, Master Crawford has a tremendous advantage when working with both young athletes and adults. His World Taekwondo Federation (Kukkiwon) certified 6th degree Black Belt is recognized worldwide.

As a coach, Master Crawford has produced many State, Regional, and National Champion students. Master Crawford has always taken pride in helping his students reach their goals. In 2014, Master Crawford coached Mrs. Cody Crawford to her goal of becoming a member of the 2015 AAU United States National Team.

By developing and instilling positive characteristics in his students, Master Crawford works to help his students realize their full potential both inside and outside of Taekwondo.

 
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Cody Crawford
Assistant Instructor

Along with being a three time national gold medalist, Mrs. Cody Crawford realized her dream of representing the United States when she became a member of the 2015 AAU United States National Team.

Still currently competing in both national and international level competitions, Mrs. Crawford also enjoys helping young athletes and adults reach their goals.  Her degree in kinesiology from the University of Texas at Arlington and having worked as a Physical Therapy tech in Forney, Mrs. Crawford provides the most up-to-date training techniques for both injury prevention and top level conditioning, giving Forney Taekwondo the edge in taekwondo training.

 

 
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Alexis Beggs
Assistant Instructor

Having started taekwondo under Master Aaron Crawford in 2010, Alexis quickly found success at high a level. Having won Gold at the Fort Worth International Tournament and Gold medals in two consecutive State Championship Tournaments in the Olympic sparring division, Alexis set her sights on a higher goal. She trained hard and was able to accomplish her goal of becoming a National Champion by winning a Gold medal at the 2012 USAT National Championships.

In 2015, Alexis earned her Second Degree Black Belt and began working alongside Master Crawford as an Assistant Instructor. She enjoys helping children achieve success in every aspect of their lives.