Our Instructors

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Jason Bonilla

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Jason Bonilla

Jason Bonilla is the Head Instructor and Owner of East Coast Karate. He has achieved the rank of 4th Dan and won numerous awards in tournaments and competitions. Jason was selected for the 2006 IMA Team USA in sparring and forms to compete in the 2006 IMA Championships. With over 27years of martial arts training and 17 years of experience instructing students, Jason is passionate about sharing his knowledge of Tang Soo Do with others.

Andrea Barnes

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Andrea Barnes

Andrea Barnes is an Assistant Instructor and Demo Team Coordinator. She has been training since the school first opened in May 2014. Andrea achieved the rank of 1st Dan Black Belt under Master Waldemar Bonilla at our sister school in Westampton, New Jersey. Andrea competed in the IMA’s 41st Annual Gardenstate Championship, earning first place awards in Sparring and Forms, and earning second place in weapons. Andrea is dedicated to preparing students for their own Black Belt tests and encouraging students to represent the school with honor and integrity.