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Korean Martial Arts Institute

2419 W. Newport Pike
Wilmington, DE 19804
(302) 992-7999

About Wilmington, DE

Wilmington, DE. Wilmington is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Delaware. The city was built on the site of Fort Christina, the first Swedish settlement in North America. It is at the confluence of the Christina River and Brandywine River, near where the Christina flows into the Delaware River. It is the county seat of New Castle County and one of the major cities in the Delaware Valley metropolitan area. Wilmington was named by Proprietor Thomas Penn after his friend Spencer Compton, Earl of Wilmington, who was prime minister in the reign of George II of Great Britain. As of the 2017 United States Census estimate, the city's population is 72,846. It is the fifth least populous city in the U.S. to be the most populous in its state. The Wilmington Metropolitan Division, comprising New Castle County, DE, Cecil County, MD and Salem County, NJ, had an estimated 2016 population of 719,876. The Delaware Valley metropolitan area, which includes the cities of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Camden, New Jersey, had a 2016 population of 6,070,500, and a combined statistical area of 7,179,357.

Wilmington, DE, with surrounding areas in Stanton, Newport, Pike Creek, Elsemere, Newark, NewCastle or New Castle County, is home to Korean Martial Arts Institute, a Martial Arts facility focusing on programs in Adult Martial Arts, Kids Martial Arts, Birthday Parties, Hapkido, and Family Martial Arts.

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Master Watters is a 5th Degree Master with the World Tang Soo Do Association and also holds a 6th Dan in Sin Moo/Tang Soo Hapkido. He is also an internationally certified Judge for the World Tang Soo Do Association and is a Regional coach and trainer of Champions for more than 20 years.

Master Watters is the Director of one of the Region 8 youth Dan Camps, which facilitates an average of four hundred students every summer.

He is adept in the fitness industry, as well. Master Watters always strives to be a top-notch athlete and also holds his students to an extremely high standard. He believes that physical fitness plays a huge role in martial arts.

Master Watters began his training in Shotokan Karate in Wilmington. He then began training in Tang Soo Do under the instruction of Master John Godwin in 1986. Soon after graduating high school in 1990, Master Watters (then known as Mr. E) tested and received his 1st Dan in World Tang Soo Do.

Master Watters has been making leaders for at least thirty years. One of Master Watters’s many strengths is his ability to work with children and adults of all ages, helping them reach the following goals:

He demands hard work and respect for all individuals and all things in life.

Master Watters knows how to get the best out of people. No matter how enormous the task or minimal the issue, everyone would greatly benefit from training and studying the martial arts under Master Watters.

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