About Our Instructors

Mr Peter Graham

Peter Graham began training in Taekwon-Do in October 1978 at the Miramar club with Mr Evan Davidson as his Instructor. He shifted to Auckland in 1980 and joined the Pakuranga club under the instruction of Mr Rocky Rounthwaite.

During his years in Taekwon-Do, he spent 13 years as President of ITFNZ and has been a member of the Board for the past 9 years.

He opened the Remuera club in 1986 as a 1st degree black belt and is a life member of ITFNZ, and a member of both the New Zealand and the Australasian Martial Arts Hall of Fame.

Mr Kevin Joe

Mr Joe started training in Taekwon-Do under under Master Rocky Rounthwaite in 1980. He was the Instructor of the Massey University Club in Palmerston North for 4 years from 1985-1989. Mr Joe is now the Assistant instructor of the Remuera Club having been training there since 1991.

Mr John Matsuoka

Mr Matsuoka first started Taekwon-Do in 1969 while stationed with the US Army in Vietnam. He received his 1st Dan Black Belt at end of his tour of duty. He restarted training in October 1998 as a white belt at Remuera Taekwon-Do and has never looked back.

Mr Matsuoka is the owner of a purpose build Taekwon-Do training Centre in Auckland called the Matsuoka Man Cave (MMC) where he regularly teaches and provides a place for TKD enthusiasts from all over New Zealand to train.

Mr Murray Greig

Mr Greig is a 2nd degree black belt, beginning his training in 2010. He is a key member of the club and also of the Auckland North region, having organised many events and is also a member of the regional committee.

Peter Graham with General Choi

Mr Peter Graham with the Founder of Taekwon-Do Gen. Choi Hong Hi