At Ignite, we encourage all students to be the best they can be while on and off the mats. We encourage individualism and understand that Taekwondo isn't a "one shoe fits all" type of sport.

Whether you train to compete or train for recreational purposes, we will be right beside you on your journey.

Our ultimate goal is for each of our students to fall in love with this sport as much as we do.

Master Kelly Chang

  • Kukkiwon 4th Dan Black Belt in Taekwondo

  • 10+ Years Teaching Experience

  • Provincial Champion 2014

  • Silver Place National Competitor 2015

  • First Aid and CPR Certified 

Master Felipe Valdez

  • Kukkiwon 3rd Dan Black Belt 

  • 2nd Dan in Karate

  • Certified Kickboxing Instructor 

  • Taekwondo Team member of Cancun, Mexico 2007 

  • 6 Years Teaching Experience

  • Trained in Muay Thai

  • Boxing since 9 years old and competed at various tournaments in Mexico


looks forward to training with you.

Coordinator Irene Xu


  • Graduated from University of Toronto with an Honours Bachelor of Science

  • Graduated from George Brown College as an Early Childhood Educator

  • Have been working together with children for over 13 years

  • Worked as a Head Early Childhood Educator for 2 years

  • 10+ years of experience as a tutor. Specializing in Math and Reading from Preschool to High School

Coach Steven Sarjoo


  • University of Toronto Bachelors of Kinesiology

  • Certified Personal Trainer

  • Registered Practical Nurse

  • Canadian Red Cross First Responder


  • Rehabilitation: Shoulder, Lower Back & Knee

  • Combat Conditioning

  • Strength and Power

  • Bodybuilding

  • Fat/Weight Loss

Coach Louis Julien

  • 10 years ago, Louis was introduced to and trained by Mr. Abdul Ramadan, an ex Olympic champion and one of Don King's protégés in boxing

  • Louis has practiced Taekwondo under the tutelage of Master Kelly Chang

  • Currently an instructor at a private elite boxing club