Maria RiveraMaria Rivera (1st Dan Black Belt) first started training in 1998, under Master Marcos Starling and Master Roman.  She won first place in both sparring and forms as a blue belt in the 2001 Junior Olympics.  Maria currently teaches the older kids sparring and trains both taekwondo and BJJ for competitions.  Maria and her 3 children love taekwondo, and all continue to train under Master Roman.