Who will benefit from USATKDU?

Wondering if learning how to survive and thrive in the modern game is for you? If you check the boxes then your legend will grow with our world class education from world class taekwondo coaches!

  • I Am Motivated! I will do what it takes to be as good as I can be. I will listen and learn, and I will work hard to be better, every day.

  • I Am Strong! No one is going to stop me from doing what I need to do to be the best. I will do what I need to do, for me.

  • I Am a Fighter! I will be the best I can be - as an athlete, a coach or a referee - and I will make my country proud of me!

USA Taekwondo University Courses

Choose from multi-week Degree level courses, or focus on a particular area of your game with one of our week long, standalone courses - how you learn is up to you!

Learn at your own pace

Whether taking a degree course, or a standalone lesson

Choose between earning a qualification or taking courses individually to improve your skills in a specific area. Athletes who complete the entire program qualify for admission into the USA Taekwondo Athlete Academy! Study, fight, win and you could be the next Resident Academy Athlete - a fully focussed and fully funded TKD professional athlete!
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  • What's the difference between a Degree Course, a Standalone Course and a Course Bundle?

    The content in each section is exactly the same, the differences are in 1) how you pay, 2) how you learn and 3) what you end up with after completing the course. See FAQs below for an explanation of each.

  • What does a Degree course entail?

    USA Taekwondo University offers five degree courses, of increasing difficulty. Athletes who complete each level will receive a framed diploma and exclusive apparel item for each level, along with having the qualification added to their USATKD member profile. Athletes who complete all five degrees will earn entry into the USATKD Athlete Academy. A Degree course is a complete, structured course, designed by Coaches Green and Brown, to develop athletes in the modern game.

  • What is a standalone course?

    Standalone courses are elements of our degree courses, made available as standalone learning modules. You can pick one or more specific course(s) for a lower overall fee. Upon completion you will receive a downloadable certificate to show you have completed the course. Please note that the best value comes from the degree course bundle, and individual courses do not count towards an overall degree qualification, or Athlete Academy Membership. However, if you start by taking 'pay as you go' courses and decide you would like to take the complete degree course please email [email protected] and we will enroll you in the degree with a pro-rated discount.

  • What is a course bundle?

    Think of a course bundle as a boxed set of content - multiple courses sold together as a package at a discount.

Your USA Taekwondo University Instructors

Learn from the most respected coaches in the world

USATKD Technical Director

Paul Green

Paul Green is an Olympic athlete and is now one of the most respected taekwondo coaches in the world, and arguably the finest mind in the game. He lives and breathes taekwondo, driving excellence in athletes through innovative drills, deeply considered tactics and techniques and a perfectionist attitude that has led to both his success as an athlete and, subsequently a resume that includes coaching athletes to gold medals at all possible levels, including multiple World and Olympic Gold medals. He is currently the Technical Director for USA Taekwondo and a key component in our drive to Dominate in '28 at the Los Angeles Olympic Games.

Team USA Head Coach

Gareth Brown

Gareth Brown's outstanding potential was identified by Paul Green very early in their time working together, and has emerged from Paul's mentorship as one of the finest coaches in the modern game. Day to day Gareth runs the USATKD Athlete Academy, bringing together the best athletes in the United States and turning them into world beaters. He is also the Head Coach for Team USA Taekwondo and has posted some of the most impressive results the country has seen in decades, coaching athletes to spectacular success in the Pan American Games, and helping athletes such as Anastasija Zolotic break records as the youngest ever medalist in Grand Prix history, and the youngest ever medalist in the Grand Prix Final.