Mr. Luke Goertz

Mr. Luke Goertz

3rd Dan, Assistant Instructor, Tiny Tigers Tae Kwon Do

From Brandon, Mr. Luke spent four years in the Black Hills after graduating high school. He has been training in martial arts since 2003 with Master JP Wallace and spent time training in Rapid City as well. Mr. Luke has always been interested in martial arts but credits the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles with getting him started. He like teaching children tae kwon do, being a mentor and inspiring them.

Career Highlights:

  • 2006 International Puerto Rican tae kwon do tournament, first place
  • 2008 Detroit tournament, 3 rd place in poomsae and top ten finisher in sparring 
  • 2009 Las Vegas US Open competition
  • Several local sparring and poomsae first place awards in the Midwest

Mr. Luke has a German shepard he likes to walk and he also enjoys swimming, cycling, and camping. He is also a white belt in Brazilian jiu-jistu and will continue to test at higher levels in both tae kwon do and jiu-jitsu.

“The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.” – Vince Lombardi