World Taekwondo Center - Martial Arts & After School Program in San Antonio, Texas


Located in San Antonio, TX

Our World Taekwondo Center martial arts staff is professional, courteous, respectful, and willing to help you and your child grow to become excellent martial arts students.

Our Staff


Master Elva Adams

Owner/Master Instructor

  • 6th-degree Kukkiwon black belt
  • 30 years of competing, coaching and teaching experience
  • International Referee – Level 1 in Kyrugi
  • International Referee – Level 2 in Poomsae
  • World Taekwondo Certified Kyrugi Instructor
  • USA Taekwondo Certified Referee Instructor
  • USA Taekwondo Certified Level 1 Coach
  • Current USA Taekwondo Poomsae Team Member
  • 1988 Summer Olympic Bronze Medalist (TPE-Pai Yun-Yao)
  • 2016 Summer Olympic Taekwondo Referee (USA)
  • SafeSport Certified

Miss Angela Olsen

Operation Manager/Head Instructor

  • 3rd degree Kukkiwon black belt.
  • 15  years of teaching, coaching, and competing experience.
  • Extensive knowledge in various martial arts skills to include Taekwondo, Self Defense, Weapon, Breaking, Acrobatic, tricking, and Demo Team.
  • Medalist in both Sparring and Poomsae during 2006 – 2011 in local and regional tournaments.
  • International Gold Medalist in Demo Team, Poomsae, Breaking, Creative, and Grappling between 2016 to 2018.  
  • USA Taekwondo Certified Coach.
  • 10 years of Behavioral Therapist T experience working with special needs. 
  • Basic Life Support, SafeSport, CPR & First Aid certified

Miss Christina Castillo

Poomsae Technical Instructor

  • 4th-degree Kukkiwon black belt
  • 2019 National Collegiate Taekwondo Association, Individual Female Poomsae U30 – Gold Medalist
  • 2019 US National – Individual Female Poomsae U30 – Silver Medalist
  • USA National Poomsae Team Member – Female U30, 2018 – 2019
  • 2017 National Collegiate Taekwondo Association – Individual Female Poomsae U30 team member
  • SafeSport Certified

Mr. Sean Mims

Junior Instructor

  • 2015 US National – Individual Junior Male Freestyle Poomsae – Gold Medalist
  • 2nd  degree Kukkiwon black belt
  • 2017 US National Team member – Individual Junior Male Freestyle Poomsae
  • SafeSport Certified

Mr. Bradley Gilmore

After School Assistant Instructor

  • 2nd  degree Kukkiwon black belt
  • ESL (English as Second Language)  teaching experience
  • BBA in Language Studies
  • SafeSport Certified

Miss Nancy Morales

Office Administrative Assistant

  • Fluent in Spanish language
  • Associate degree in Computer Networking
  • Part time Soccer coach
  • SafeSport Certified

Miss Cecilia Hansen

After School Program Assistant

  • Homeschool teaching experience
  • Military spouse and caregiver for elderly
  • SafeSport Certified

Why Trust Us?


It’s difficult finding a martial arts school

There are many martial arts schools out there. Master Elva Adams remembers when she was a little girl starting her martial arts journey. It changed her life. Her confidence soared, she created goals and achieved them, and she even made it to the 1988 Olympic Games! That’s how powerful martial arts truly is!

We are World Taekwondo Center, San Antonio. We are here to help change lives and turn students into confident, proud, and goal-driven life achievers. If you’re feeling motivated to get more information, click on the button below.

Martial arts is for everyone