Senior Grandmaster Rick Pope
Chief Master Instructor
9th Degree Black Belt - 35+ years experience
Senior Grandmaster Pope attained his 9th Degree Black Belt in June 2023 after completing his SGM Demonstration at the National Event held in Chattanooga, TN. Mr. Pope's was presented his rank with his instructor Senior Grandmaster Rick Hall and other fellow Masters and Senior Masters.
Grandmaster Pope began his training in 1985 under Grandmaster Mike Clark in Rogers, AR whom Grandmaster Pope earned his 1st Degree Black Belt with the American Taekwondo Association (ATA) in 1987. In December 1988 Grandmaster began training with Senior Grandmaster Rick Hall and has continued under his tutelage since that time.