Dragon Taekwon-Do (Big Rapids, Michigan)
This is the fifth branch to be opened. In June of 2011, Mr. Miguel Galley, 2nd Degree established this branch. The school is operating in Rhythmic Sky Studios. Mr. Galley trained with Master Blakeley while living in Clovis and working as a deputy sheriff for Curry County. He moved to Michigan to be with his kids and decided to open his own school.
Mr. Miguel Galley, 2nd Degree black belt
Dragon Taekwon-Do (Rhythmic Sky Studios)
18051 Northland Drive
Bid Rapids, MI 49307
Eastern New Mexico Taekwon-Do (Clovis, New Mexico)
This is the fourth branch of Eastern New Mexico Taekwon-Do which was established by Mr. James Chacon, 4th Degree, on September 22, 2009. The original location was at 1020 West 21st street, in late 2010 it was moved to. Mr. Chacon has trained with Master Blakeley since 1991 and decided he wanted to open his own school.
Mr. James Chacon, 4th Degree black Belt
Clovis, NM 88101
Eastern New Mexico Taekwon-Do (Tucumcari, New Mexico)
The second branch school of Eastern New Mexico Taekwon-Do opened in 1986, in Tucumcari, New Mexico. Mr. Mark Hardage, then a 2nd gup opened this branch in his hometown. Mr. Hardage, had studied under Mr. Blakeley while attending school at Eastern New Mexico University. This branch operated until 2004 and promoted three students to the rank of 1st Degree black belt. In the fall of 2008, Mr. Zeke Gutierrez, 2nd Degree reopened this branch and currently is senior instructor.
Mr. Zeke Gutierrez, 2nd Degree black belt
Youth Recreation Center
900 East Laughlin
Tucumcari, NM 88401
Eastern New Mexico Taekwon-Do (Clayton, New Mexico) INACTIVE
The first branch of Eastern New Mexico Taekwon-Do was established in Clayton, New Mexico, in 1985, by Fred Courtney, then a 4th Gup, and remained in operation for two years. Mr. Courtney trained with Mr. Blakeley while living in Portales and decided to open a branch of ENMTKD when he moved to Clayton.
Eastern New Mexico Taekwon-Do (Ft. Sumner, New Mexico) INACTIVE
The Third branch school of ENMTKD was opened in June of 1990, in Ft. Sumner, New Mexico. Mr. Manual Lucero, then a 3rd gup opened the school in his home town. Mr. Lucero started training with Mr. John Bridges, 6th Degree, when Mr. Bridges traveled to Ft. Sumner to hold classes. This branch remained open until 2009 when Mr. Lucero, 3rd Degree, came down with arthritis and could no longer manage the school.