On Saturday January 15, 2022, World-Renowned Grandmaster “Dr. Byong Yu” honored & promoted his student
“Grandmaster Andrew Fanelli” with the title of “Grandmaster” and the “Lifetime Achievement Award” after his
lifelong dedication of training & teaching in the art of Tae Kwon Do and making a positive impact in the lives of others.


Grandmaster Andrew Fanelli

Our effective training program was designed & founded 26 years ago by “World-Renowned Grandmaster Andrew Fanelli” in April 28, 1997 who established All-Pro Tae Kwon Do Studio in Los Gatos (California). “Grandmaster Fanelli” a Los Gatos native is a 7th Degree Black Belt (Grandmaster) with 42 years training & 37 years teaching in Tae Kwon Do, certified in Muay Thai (Thai Boxing) & 47 years experience in Boxing. Started Boxing in Downtown San Jose at Garden City Boxing Club from 1977 to 1982 and became a Gold Glove Boxer. Started his Tae Kwon Do training back in 1982 under Master George Chung (1st generation student – 5th overall) and became Master Chung’s top assistant in 1985. Earned 1st Degree Black Belt in 1987 and began teaching Tae Kwon Do classes. Currently “Grandmaster Fanelli” has been teaching for the past 37 years. Was honored by the “Town of Los Gatos” as “2008 Los Gatos Businessman of the Year”, in September 2009 was on the front cover of the “Tae Kwon Do Times Magazine”, and in the summer of 2012, “Grandmaster Fanelli” was inducted into the Masters Hall of Fame in Costa Mesa (California).

Below are some more accomplishments that “Grandmaster Andrew Fanelli” had received throughout the years:

  • 7th Degree Black Belt (Grandmaster) in Tae Kwon Do
  • Certified in Muay Thai (Thai Boxing)
  • Gold Glove Boxer (California)
  • Celebrity Trainer & Bodyguard
  • 47 Years Training in Boxing (since January 10, 1977)
  • 42 Years Training in Tae Kwon Do (since May 19, 1982)
  • 37 Years Teaching in Tae Kwon Do (since August 1, 1987)
  • 27 Years in Business (since April 28, 1997)
  • 1st Degree Black Belt – June 1987
  • 2nd Degree Black Belt – September 1990
  • 3rd Degree Black Belt – August 1993
  • 4th Degree Black Belt (Master) – July 2005
  • 5th Degree Black Belt – April 2012
  • 6th Degree Black Belt – October 2016
  • 7th Degree Black Belt (Grandmaster) – January 2022
  • 7 Time Martial Arts Hall of Fame Inductee
  • 1982 (1st generation student – 5th overall) under Master George Chung
  • 1996 to 2013 Los Gatos-Saratoga Community Education & Recreation (Martial Arts Instructor)
  • 1998 to 2002 Los Gatos Union School District Board of Trustees
  • 2005 United States Martial Arts Black Belt “Hall of Fame”
  • 2005 United States Martial Arts (Instructor of the Year)
  • 2008 Los Gatos (California, USA) Businessman of the Year
  • 2009 Tae Kwon Do Times Magazine (September Issue)
  • 2011 Humanitarian Award from Kukkiwon (Korea)
  • 2012 WHFSC (World Head of Family Sokeship Council) “Hall of Fame”
  • 2012 Masters “Hall of Fame”
  • 2012 Masters “Hall of Fame” – Lifetime Achievement
  • 2013 Martial Arts History Museum
  • 2013 Martial Arts History Museum – Honor Awards
  • 2014 Museum of Sport Karate (Texas, USA) – Ambassador
  • 2014 Masters “Hall of Fame” – Ambassador
  • 2014 Masters “Hall of Fame” – Budo Spirit
  • 2014 World Wide Martial Arts Council (WWMAC)
  • 2014 World Wide Martial Arts Council (WWMAC) San Francisco Regional Director
  • 2014 Elite Black Belt “Hall of Fame”
  • 2016 Argentina Martial Arts “Hall of Fame”
  • 2017 Presidential Champion Award
  • 2018 Munich (Europe – Germany) Hall of Honour
  • 7-time Hall of Famer

Throughout the years “Grandmaster Andrew Fanelli” has trained with Billy Blanks, George Chung, Anthony Chan, Hee II Cho, Fumio Demura, Dan Inosanto, Sang Koo Kang, Jim Kelly, Samuel Kwok, Eric Lee, Joe Lewis, Chuck Norris, Hidy Ochiai, Jhoon Rhee, Cynthia “The Lady Dragon” Rothrock, Mike Stone, Bob Wall, Bill “Superfoot” Wallace, Don “The Dragon” Wilson, Gao Xian (Crouching Tiger & Hidden Dragon), Tadashi Yamashita, Bolo Yeung, and Dr. Byong Yu.

Currently “Grandmaster Fanelli” is training under his “Tae Kwon Do” instructor World-Renowned Grandmaster “Dr. Byong Yu ” from Los Angeles (California). “Grandmaster Fanelli” is known for his professionalism, patience and precision in execution of all movements and techniques. Blends humor, seriousness, warmth and technical knowledge with all children & adults in his classes.