About Master Yoo

Master Sung Keun Yoo was born and raised in Seoul, Korea. He went to Seoul Athletics High School and King Sejong University. Master Yoo majored in Physical Education in College became a certified fitness professional. He is always available to assist you in all aspects of your Taekwondo / Martial Arts. His personal and friendly approach always ensures you'll receive the attention and customized exercise programs you have come to expect from your Taekwondo School.


  • Seoul Athletics High School, Seoul, Korea
  • King Sejong University, Pysical Education, Seoul, Korea
  • former President of USA Taekwondo, NJ (Feb. 2008-Sept. 2012)
  • former Assitant Coach of USMA (West Point)
  • former Assitant Coach of Princeton University 
  • former Head Coach of Villanova University
  • founder of Martial Arts Institute Of America, Westfield, NJ (1992 - 2012)
  • 9th Degree Black Belt
  • 2008 Garden State Cup XII Taekwondo Championships Best Instructor Award
  • 2010 Big East XVII Taekwondo Championships Best Instructor Award
  • Associate Coach, 11th World University Taekwondo Championships July 2010
  • Nov. 8 2009 Citation / World Taekwondo Federation 
  • Feb. 3 2010 Letter Of Commendation / Kukiwon (World Taekwondo Headquarters) No. 09622
  • Vice President of American Taekwndo Foundation 


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Yoo Taekwondo

558 S York St

 Elmhurst, IL 60126


(630) 941-7090



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Mon-Fri 12:00PM - 8:00PM

Sat       10:00AM - 2:00PM

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6/29 - 7/4 2020


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11/25-28 2020


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