Excel Academy of Tae Kwon Do proudly serving Hurst since 1993

Excel Academy of Tae Kwon Do has Classes in Hurst, Perfect for Kids, Teens, and Adults Martial Arts Lessons.

Who we Are And why You Should Train Here

Since we’ve opened, we’ve been dedicated to changing the lives of people one person at a time, through martial arts, education and coaching. We strive to provide a safe, comfortable and welcoming atmosphere for all students and family members. We take pride in creating an environment for individuals to achieve, develop and succeed in their personal goals.

We strongly believe that martial arts can be for everyone, regardless of age, gender or experience levels. Throughout all of our programs, students will not only learn the necessary skill sets to protect themselves, we stand behind our realistic and practical approach, confident it will enable every member to achieve greatness and live their best life..

Get To Know A Few of Our World Class Instructors

Master Miguel Valdez

Master Miguel Valdez

Master Valdez opened his first dojo at 16 after receiving his Black Belt at the age of 15.

  • U.S. Martial Arts Hall Of Fame (2004)
  • Won Martial Artist Of the Year (2014)
  • Earned his 6th Degree Black Belt under Master Royce Young and James Toney of the American Karate Black Belt Association (AKBBA)
  • Earned his 7th Degree Black Belt under Grand Master Pat J. Burleson
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Isela Hernandez

Isela started at Excel Academy in  2004 and received her Black Belt in 2008. 


Atticus Bloodworth

Atticus got his Black Belt at 20 years old under Master Valdez, he is an Assistant Instructor at Excel Academy and Co-Teaches Bo Staff 

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Katy King

Katy is working her way to Black Belt and Co-Teaches Bo Staff