Honarary Inactive Masters

Larry Dorsey, 9th dan black belt, was a past instructor of Hapkido at KMAC’s headquarters in San Francisco. In the late 1970s he began training in Hapkido under Master M.W. Jung, and later, under Founding Grandmaster Han-Jae Ji. He is a Grandmaster in Hapkido and formerly played professional football for the NFL’s New England Patriots. He is currently a law enforcement officer in San Francisco.
Ramon Tirona was the chief instructor at KMAC’s past school location in San Leandro, California, and one of KMAC’s head coaches for Olympic Style Taekwondo. He has practiced Taekwondo for more than twenty years, and formerly ran his own martial arts school in Alameda, California. He is a Master in Taekwondo, and a former technical advisor for the California State Taekwondo Association.
Bernadette Reyes has taught adult Taekwondo at KMAC’s headquarters in San Francisco. She began Taekwondo training in the mid 1990s, along with her three children. She is a certified black belt instructor in Taekwondo, and has also trained extensively in Hapkido. She is the single-mother of three children, who are accomplished national-level competitors, most notably her son, Brandon Mauricio, who won the 2000 National Junior Olympic Taekwondo Championship.
Jo-An Aguirre is a registered nurse and has taught Kardio Kickboxing classes at KMAC’s headquarters in San Francisco. She holds a black belt in Taekwondo and has also trained in Hapkido and Tai Chi. Her son, Cody, won the National Junior Olympic Taekwondo Championship in 2000. Ms. Aguirre frequently donates her time to serve on the medical staff at Taekwondo competitions.
Mike Robertson has practiced martial arts for more than thirty years, training in Judo, Jujutsu, Taekwondo, and Hapkido. He holds black belts in several martial arts and received his Judo certification from the U.S. Judo Association.
Robert Yee is the former chief instructor at KMAC’s program at the YMCA in downtown San Francisco. He began his martial arts training in 1974, studying a variety of arts from hard-style Okinawan Karate to the fluid style of Aikido. In 1984 he began training in Hapkido under Master M.W. Jung. Mr. Yee is a certified black belt instructor in Hapkido, and the current Vice President of the World Martial Arts Union.
Samir Golubovic holds a black belt in Judo and has been practicing Judo for over four years. Mr. Golubovic is a frequent and accomplished competitor at local tournaments as well as a qualified regional Judo referee. He formerly taught the children’s Judo program at KMAC where he had an exceptional rapport with the youngest members of the KMAC community. Mr. Golubovic was also a guest instructor for the adult program at San Francisco City College.