7th Dan CFTP, FOUNDER
Senior Master Alejandro Pereira stands as a 7th Dan Black Belt, a testament to his dedication and mastery of the art. The Canadian Family Taekwondo Programs (CFTP) traces its roots back to the vision and dedication of Senior Master Alejandro Pereira, a highly accomplished martial artist with a passion for Taekwondo. In his earlier years in South America, Senior Master Alejandro Pereira pursued various martial arts disciplines and became a student of several esteemed Martial Arts Associations, including the International Taekwondo Federation (I.T.F.), World Taekwondo Federation (W.T.F.), American Taekwondo Association (A.T.A.), and United World Taekwondo Association (U.W.T.A.). This exposure to different martial arts styles and philosophies contributed to the development of his unique and well-rounded approach to Taekwondo.
His personal achievements, including being a National Boxing Champion in 1978 and 1982, participating in the Olympic Elimination games in 1990, and earning Pan-American Tournament Champion titles in 1992, along with multiple International and Open Tournament Champion titles in 1993, 1994, and 1995, are a source of inspiration for current and future generations of CFTP practitioners.
In addition to his martial arts endeavours, Senior Master Alejandro achieved numerous personal accomplishments during his time in South America. He received a Bachelor in Physical Education, showcasing his commitment to understanding the physical aspects of sports and movement. He also became a registered Sport Massage Therapist and Reflexologist, demonstrating his dedication to holistic well-being.
The legacy of Senior Master Alejandro Pereira and his vision for Canadian Family Taekwondo Programs continues to thrive, empowering individuals to realize their potential and embrace the art of Taekwondo as a way of life.