Taekwondo Teacher

Julie Velasquez has been married for 27 years and has 5 children ranging in age from 11- 22 and has been homeschooling for 17 years. She has a B.S. Degree from Cal State Hayward in Bus. Admin/Production and Operations Management and worked for Westinghouse and Amdahl as a production planning engineer before staying home.  Julie and her husband, Frank, have been involved in church ministry for over 25 years. They have worked with various ministries during that time including, high school, college, newlyweds, young marrieds, nursery and AWANAS. Frank has served as the president for CAA (Christian Athletic Association) a Christian recreational soccer league, and is currently assistant coach for the CAA Competitive soccer team.

Currently, Master Julie is a head instructor with Almaden Martial Arts. She has trained with Master King for the last 15+ years. She is a 5th degree black belt, certified through the Kukkiwon(the world headquarters of TaeKwonDo) and has been teaching for Master King for 10 years. She has taught classes for children through adults and from white belt to black belt.   

She believes that everyone regardless of their physical abilities are capable of learning to defend themselves. Her goal is to help your children learn not only to defend themselves but build their self-confidence and character while having fun!