LAKE WALES, Fla. – The students of Goding’s Taekwondo in Farmington and Allard’s Taekwondo, Augusta, are pleased to announce that instructor Robert L. Goding has been promoted to 4th degree black belt and awarded Master level credentials in the art and science of Taekwondo.

Master Goding appeared before a national test board directed by Grandmaster Brenda Sell, President of United States Chung Do Kwan Foundation.

After the exam, an evening graduation ceremony was held. Senior Grandmaster Hae Man Park, Vice President of the Kukkiwon (Taekwondo governing boad of South Korea) and Senior Grandmaster Edward Sell, founder of the USCDKA, presented Master Goding with his new belt rank and new teaching credentials.

Students from several sister schools throughout Central Florida and the United States also received promotions.

Goding credits his success of achieving a longtime goal to his family, wife Cynthia and children Catherine and Ian, as well as mentors Masters David and Wendy Allard of Augusta and Senior Grandmaster Edward and Grandmaster Brenda Sell of Lakeland, Fla. He also thanks his students for inspiring him every day.

For more information about Taekwondo, contact Goding at 778-6500 or go to

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