Experienced Black Belt instructors
MR. RICK H WIEST
Mr. Wiest, Sr started Taekwondo 24 years ago because both of his sons were involved in Taekwondo at the time. Now, he is the School Owner at Tae Kwon Do Training Center, Watertown's #1 martial arts school. Mr. Wiest, Sr currently holds the rank of 4th Dan Black Belt, with his next test being for his Masters. Mr. Wiest, Sr says he enjoys instructing at TTC because he likes to develop positive attitudes & he likes to help people believe in themselves. His favorite part of Taekwondo is...Sparring!
MR. TIMOTHY D WIEST JR.
Mr. Wiest Jr. is a 4th Dan WTF certified Black Belt. He is a national level competitor who has placed at the USAT Nationals. Mr Wiest has also attended the Olympic team trials and National team trials. He is very active in Tae Kwon Do nationally and competes regually in both sparring and sport poomse. Mr. Wiest is the head instructor at TTC.
MR. BEN R WIEST JR. JR.
Mr. Wiest Jr. Jr. is a certified 3rd Dan Black Belt Instructor at TTC. He was a business major at SUNNY Brockport and is a NYS Court Officer in the 5th District. He brings a strong background in police defense tactics and PT training. Jr. Jr. is a big asset the the TTC instructor core.
MS. ELIZABETH HOUSE
Miss House is a 3rd Dan Black belt certified with the WTF. Miss House trains regularly and competes at several tournaments throughout the year. She teaches and assists with several classes at TTC.
MR. MIKE ALTIERI
Mr. Altieri is a WTF certified, 3rd Dan black belt with the WTF. Mr. Altieri teaches and assists with several classes at TTC.
Miss Retz is a 4th Dan Black belt with
the World Tae Kwon Do Federation.
Miss Retz teaches Tiny Tigers, Youth
and Adult classes at TTC. She has
experience competing at the state
and national level. She joined the staff
at TTC with a long and accomplished
background in teaching Tae Kwon Do.
Mr. Mushtare is a 2nd Dan Black Belt in
The World Tae Kwon Do Federation.
Mr. Mushtare brings many years of
experience to our staff. Along with
helping with several classes during
the week, he assists with running the
noon class, and teaches the Sunday
Brown Belt prep. class.