Master Jeff Avila

Master Jeff Avila has been practicing martial arts for more than 20 years, studying with Korean masters since he began in 1986. He holds a 4th degree Black Belt in Taekwondo, certified by Kukkiwon, the world Taekwondo headquarters in Seoul, Korea. Master Avila has more than 15 years of teaching experience and feels very fortunate to have had the opportunity to mentor many fine martial artists.

Amy Avila

Mrs. Amy Avila has practiced martial arts for over 10 years and currently holds a 2nd degree Black Belt. In addition to her skills as a martial artist she began gymnastics at the age of 5 and has been instructing for more than 25 years. Mrs. Avila is the owner of Livermore Gymnastic Center where she teaches recreational classes and coaches the competitive team. She often helps ETA’s Black Belt Clubs with their gymnastic skills.

Don Cutbirth

Mr. Don Cutbirth is a 2nd degree Black Belt who has studied martial arts for more than 10 years. After taking a break from martial arts for a few years to start a family, he resumed his study and earned his Black Belt. He helps as a part time instructor at ETA and is now able to share his enthusiasm for the martial arts with his son, as they practice together.

Mark Drewis

Mr. Marc Drewis is a 2nd degree Black Belt with more than 10 years of martial arts experience. Even with a busy schedule as husband, father of two, and a pilot for American Airlines, he has remained dedicated to his study of the martial arts and helps with classes at ETA when he can.