Jeffrey J. Hughes started his training
in 1972, while stationed in Korea with
the US Military. In 1976, after returning
to the United States, he organized and
taught the first accredited Martial Arts
program at North Adams State College
(now M.C.L.A). In the early 1980's, he was
considered one of the top Black Belt
forms and sparring competitors in the
Northeast. In 1989, he began and
currently teaches Tae Kwon Do as an
accredited physical education course at
Williams College. He is a certified
referee for the U.S. Tae Kwon Do Union
and holds the Master's Certification of
5th Degree Black Belt.
Stephen Mix began his training
with Berkshire Tae Kwon Do
in 1982, bringing with him
previous Martial Arts experience.
His hard work, determination and
dedication have made him one of the
head Instructors at the school.
He now holds the rank of
3rd Degree Black Belt.
started his training at age 6 with Berkshire Tae Kwon Do. He
received his Junior (Poom) black belt at age 12.
In addition to attending Tae Kwon Do classes he has attended numerous seminars by Bill Wallace,
Joe Lewis, and Jason Morris. He has also attended a full time summer camp for the Martial Arts
4 years running. Has been competing throughout New England for the past 5 years. He is currently a
resident of Readsboro VT, and attends Drury High School. Jesse has become a valuable member
of our teaching staff.
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