Master Nilesh Jalnawala
CEO & Technical Director, JSTARC
7th Dan Black Belt Taekwondo | 4th Dan Black Belt Hapkido | 1st Dan kumdo by World Kummooyeh Federation
International Master Instructor, Taekwondo, Kukkiwon
W.T.F. Certified Kyrougi & Poomsae Coach
W.T.F. & Kukkiwon Awardee
Certified Dan / poom Test Examiner, Kukkiwon
Hapkido Master & India Head for World Kido Federation
Topper 1st Batch, Diploma in Taekwondo from N.S. N.I.S. (Sports Authority of India)
Official Overseas Master, Kukkiwon
A resident of Navi Mumbai- India, & the Co-Founder & Technical Director-JSTARC (Jalnawala’s Sports Training & Research Center), an organization that specializes in Taekwondo & allied martial arts. He has been pursuing the sport for over 20 years & has been one of the faces responsible for popularizing this sport in the country. His dedicated & determined efforts have led to the establishment of JSTARC, which has now been in the field of Taekwondo for over a decade.
His vision & ingenuity have elevated the status of the organization to its position as one of the most popular academies. He is also one of the experts & foremost authorities of Taekwondo in India.
Master Nilesh Jalnawala is also the backbone of the Taekwondo activities in JSTARC. He serves as the Technical Director for Taekwondo in the organization. He has won many honors & appreciations for his Taekwondo related work in India.
Kukkiwon & WTF have conferred the following on Master Nilesh Jalnawala
- Appreciation Award from WTF in 2003
- Commendation Award from Kukkiwon in 2005
- Diploma from Word Taekwondo Head Quarter Kukkiwon in 2005
- Awarded Letter of Recommendation amongst 105 participants for exemplary deed & outstanding conduct at 11th Foreign Instructor
- Training Course July 2005, held at Kukkiwon, Seoul (Korea)
- Regular member of the Seoul World Taekwondo Leaders Forum & represented India in its first Forum held in September 2009.
- Awarded the Diploma for Best Performance among trainees at the 20th Foreign Instructor Training course at Kukkiwon in July 2010
- Hanminjok Hapkido Association (World Kido Federation)World’s foremost authority on Hapkido (Korean Self Defense & Combat Regimen) has certified Nilesh Jalnawala as a Master.
- Awarded the 6th Dan from Kukkiwon
- Best Citizen of Navi Mumbai in 1997
- Navi Mumbai Bhushan 2002
- Created & trained India’s first Taekwondo Demo team
- Trained Taekwondo players for Chun Choen Open & 5th Korea Open championships where they have won medals
- Currently the senior master instructor in India for Taekwondo