Our Instructors 

Our instructors are all black belts, highly trained, exceptionally skilled, and totally committed to your development and safety. They possess the patience and sensitivity to motivate the youngest students as well as the ability to inspire adults to do their best. They make learning safe, fun, and exciting.

Grand Master Barry Partridge

Master Partridge is an 8th degree black belt and the founding president of United Tae Kwon Do Academy (UTA). He is a 3 time United States National Champion, a national tae kwon do referee, and a national and international tae kwon do coach. He was also awarded the US Coach of the Year in 1998 and 2002. He is heavily involved in the success and growth of his schools in Winston-Salem and Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Grand Master Partridge teaches tae kwon do at all locations, on a weekly basis.