Master Nick Bretz is a highly experienced, respected Instructor and enthusiastic supporter of the Korean martial art in Tae Kwon Do.
MASTER 7TH DAN MOO DUK KWAN TAEKWONDO
MASTER 6TH DAN KUKKIWON TAEKWONDO
MASTER 4TH DAN HAPKIDO
BLACK BELT 1ST DAN KUMDO
Owner/manager of the Park Rapids & Perham Tae Kwon Do school. With his expert guidance, never ending energy, patience and management skill Park Rapids Tae Kwon Do has grown exponentially over the last ten years, continues to grow, and maintain itself as one of the top schools in the area.
BRETZ ASSOCIATION Tae Kwon Do students receive top quality instruction in Tae Kwon Do, as well as physical skills, exercise and flexibility. Just as important students learn leadership, communication, motivation, respect for country, self and others.
Master Nick ensures students readiness for requirements and promotion testing as well as tournament competition. He coordinates various competitions, with many of his students recognized at both regional and state-level tournaments. Master Nick identifies the specific needs of each individual student and trains to fulfill those needs. Member of The World Tae Kwon Do Federation, the worlds largest, all student testing certification is recognized internationally. Come by before or after class and meet Master Nick. He can answer your questions and discuss the many, many benefits of Tae Kwon Do on both your physical and emotional well being.
CONGRATULATIONS to Master Nick Bretz of BRETZ ASSOCIATION TAEKWONDO Park Rapids and Perham, for testing and achieving the rank of 6TH Degree Black Belt. 6th Degree in Taekwondo is considered a high-dan masters rank and is only permitted after years of dedication and much work. Age and training requirement(s) must be met before a student is even recommended to test for such an honor. Master Nick has been a Taekwondo student and instructor for 28 years and has been a head instructor for 16 years.
The test of Master Nick and fellow black belts was held on April 29th in St. Cloud. GRAND MASTER JIN YOUNG KIM, a 9th Degree originally from KOREA did the testing. The test under Grand Master Kim was of techniques, numerous and multiple-board breaks, written and oral exams and essays and was a five plus hour duration of physically and mentally demanding martial arts abilities. A 6th Dan Test is one of skill, perserverance, knowledge of the sport and life style and the promotion comes with many responsibilities.
All students and parents and families of BRETZ ASSOCIATION join in congratulations to MASTER NICK BRETZ!