Master Kris Whittington

Master Kris is a nationally ranked, 6th Dan Taekwondo Black Belt. He has studied Taekwondo for over 35 Years and has Instructed as a Master Black Belt for more than 15 Years

In addition to his USA Taekwondo Accreditation, he is also certified in Ali-Do, Muay-Thai, Philippine Stick Fighting, Practical Self-Defense, Boxing and Kickboxing. In the past, he has competed internationally in Olympic style and open style tournaments, boxing and kick boxing tournaments, continually ranking in the top tier of competition.

Master Kris w/his Daughter

Daphne Hernandez

Daphne comes to OC Martial Arts as a former student and now Assistant Instructor for the Kids Taekwondo and Little Ninjas Programs. She began attending OCMA's Boxing and Kickboxing classes through one of our exceptional city programs at athe age of 15.  Soon after, she began her journey to obtain her Taekwondo Black Belt under the tutelage of Master Kris. Now a student at California State University at Fullerton, Daphne has become an outstanding addition to our growing OCMA family.