Our Philosophy

Here at Taekwonkids teaching quality, authentic martial arts is our passion. With our highly qualified and certified masters and instructors, you can rest assured that you will be receiving the best instruction we can deliver. Classes are structured for growth and success and we strive to bring out the highest potential in every student, not just physically, but mentally and emotionally as well.

With my beloved daughter Ann Sonu, Currently the 4th Dan black belt 


Our Story

Taekwonkids started out with two brothers and dream; Master Scott Sonu (선우 혁) and Master Chin Sonu (선우 진) began their legacy providing one of the most successful Taekwondo programs in Silicon Valley, Northern California, and now that same program is here in the Valley, Arizona to serve our community!


With my beloved brother, Master Chin Sonu, the owner of TKK, CA

Meet the Team

Our staff is comprised of an incredible team of Masters & Instructors, all official black belts under Kukkiwon (International Taekwondo Headquarter) with years of instruction and competition experience. We take pride in improving the lives of our local community!

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Scott Sonu 선우 혁 관장

Owner & Grandmaster

Born in Seoul, Korea and started Taekwondo since 1972, Ji Do Kwan.

6th Dan Black Belt in Taekwondo Kukkiwon # 06090959,

New York State and USA National Medalist in Taekwondo

Sho Dan in Kotokan Judo

Blue Belt in Ares, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Currently trains Mixed Martial Arts and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at ABUNAI MMA, ARES BJJ


Certified Taekwondo Judge Kukkiwon # 3020068,

Certified Taekwondo Master Kukkiwon # 3647066,

Certified Poomsae & Sparring Referee

Member of World Taekwondo, South Korea

Member of Aikikai, Japan

Member of Kodokan Judo Institute, Japan

Member of USA Taekwondo  




Instructor and Manager

Master Annie Sonu

4th Dan in Taekwondo, certified by Kukkiwon, Korea.

Training in Judo and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Arizona State University 





Aidan Lacson

1st Dan in Taekwondo, certified by Kukkiwon, Korea.

Training in Judo and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu


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