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.

Jesse Miner 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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