Academy History

The Asian Academy of Taekwondo was founded by certified Master Instructor Teresa Edwards-Pierce, a 5th degree Black Belt with over 22 years of Taekwondo experience in the Raleigh/Durham area.

A member of the World Taekwondo Federation (Kukiwon), Teresa is a 3-time undefeated North Carolina Gold Medalist.

Ten Articles of Commitment

  1. Be Loyal to Your Country
  2. Honor Your Parents
  3. Be Loving Between Husband & Wife
  4. Be Cooperative Between Brother & Sister
  5. Be Faithful to Your Friends
  6. Be Respectful to Your Elders
  7. Establish Trust Between Teacher & Student
  8. Use Good Judgment Before Killing Living Things
  9. Never Retreat in Battle
  10. Always Finish What You Start