Rockhold Karate is dedicated to providing clients with a lifelong experience in martial arts, while building the basis for self-discipline leading to the sharpening of mind, body and character. Tang Soo Do training promotes mental acuity, physical endurance, discipline, self-esteem, and ethical character - all important traits, especially for young people facing the challenges of today's society.
Master Chris Rockhold has been training in Tang Soo Do since 1993 and has attained O Dan (fifth degree black belt) and Sa Bom Nim (사범, Master instructor) Certification in the World Dang Soo Do Union. Master Rockhold created Rockhold Karate, LLC. and started teaching private Korean Karate lessons out of his garage in 2007. A few years later started teaching Tang Soo Do classes at the Cedar Park Recreation Center and a local gym. In a bold move, during the fragile economic recovery of the country, he opened Rockhold Karate in Cedar Park.
Mister Chris Latham has been training in Tang Soo Do since 2010 and has attained Sam Dan (third degree black belt) and Kyo Sa Nim (교사, Certified Instructor) in Tang Soo Do. Mr. Chris Latham has also been actively training in Northern Longfist Kung Fu, Modern Wushu and Yang family Tai Chi for over 15 years. He teaches the Cedar Park Tai Chi + class at Rockhold Karate. Kyo Sa Nim Latham is also working in conjuction with Sa Bom Nim Rockhold to develop a supplementary weapons training programs as a series of seminars for other martial arts studios and their students.
Mr. Nick Gray has been training in Tang Soo Do since 2011 and has attained Ee Dan (second degree black belt) and Kyo Sa Nim (교사, Certified Instructor) in Tang Soo Do. In addition to Tang Soo Do, Mr. Gray has a background in Kung Fu, Chinese weapons and Haidong Gumdo. He is one of Rockhold Karate's skilled senior student of Kummooyeh swordsmanship and archery. Kyo Sa Nim Gray teaches and helps with the continuing development the Rockhold Pre-Karate Kids Program and the Rockhold Karate Kids Program.