Student Profile – Elvin Davis

Nine-year-old Elvin Davis started taking Tae Kwon Do classes at Master Shim's Fayetteville location last April. Though it has only been a short window of time, his mother, Sonya, says she made the right decision. “I am very pleased with Master Shim's Tae Kwon Do program. The staff is great and it is affordable compared to other places that do not give the same opportunities such as learning new things, building confidence, (and) providing structure.” That structure is already making a positive difference in Elvin.

Here’s more on our student, Elvin Davis.

Why did you start taking classes at Master Shim’s?

I started Tae Kwon Do because Master Shim's Tae Kwon Do offers an afterschool program that picks me up from school, it teaches disciplines and allows me to learn something new.


Did you have any problems/issues that Tae Kwon Do helped you overcome?

Tae Kwon Do has helped me to speak louder in front of people, because I was always shy and would speak quietly in front of people.


What has Tae Kwon Do done for your confidence? Self-esteem? 

It has strengthened my confidence and caused me to be more of a leader.


Is it good exercise? 

It makes me sweat every time I do it.


Why would you tell another kid that Tae Kwon Do is fun to do?

I would tell another kid they should do Tae Kwon Do because it would help them learn self-defense and it would be good exercise.