MASTER IVAN PETROVIC

Founder & Director

Master Ivan Petrovic has been a practicing martial artist and Taekwondo athlete for over 30 years, with over 20 years of teaching, competing and coaching experience,  Born in Obrenovac, Serbia on March 13, 1983, he holds a 5th Dan Black belt certified by the WTF and the Kukkiwon Centre.

Since opening up the Kickstart Taekwondo school in Etobicoke, Master Ivan has been actively coaching and competing provincially, nationally & internationally. His patience, and a passionate approach to teaching, provides a safe and laid back environment for all Kickstart students & staff.

PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

2019 – Letter of Comendation from Kukkiwon President

2016 – Canadian Nationals Under 40 Individual Poomsae – SILVER

2016 – Canada Open U40 Poomsae – GOLD

2016 – Team Ontario Member

2015 – Trinidad & Tobago Open U40 Poomsae – GOLD

2015 – Trinidad & Tobago Open O30 Pair Poomsae – GOLD

2015 – G1 Provincial – GOLD

2015 – Canadian National Team Member

2015 – Canadian Nationals Over 30 Pair Poomsae – SILVER

2015 – Canadian Nationals Under 40 Individual Poomsae – SILVER

2015 – Canada Open Under 40 Individual Poomsae – GOLD

2015 – Canada Open Over 30 Pair Poomsae – BRONZE

2015 – Ontario Team Member

2015 – Team Canada Trainer @ Canada Open

2014 – G2 Provincial – GOLD

2014 – G1 Provincial – GOLD

2014 – Canadian Nationals SR2 – SILVER

2014 – Canadian Nationals Ontario Poomsae Coach

2014 – Canada Open SR2 Individual Poomsae – GOLD

2014 – Ontario Team Member

2013 – G2 Ontario Provincial – GOLD

2013 – Pair Poomsae Provincial G2 – GOLD

2013 – Ontario Taekwondo Association Poomsae Coach

2013 – MA Development Committee – Ontario Taekwondo Association

2013 – Ontario Team Member

2013 – G1 Ontario Provincial – GOLD

2013 – Canada Open – BRONZE

2013 – Coach of Trinidad & Tabago at Canada Open

2012 – Canada Open – BRONZE

2012 – Ontario Team Member

2012 – Provincial G1 – SILVER

RECOGNITION AWARDS

2020 – Winner of “TOP MARTIAL ARTS SCHOOL”  in Toronto – Top Choice Awards “Mark Of Excellence”

2019 – Best Children’s Afterschool Program  “DIAMOND AWARD” Winner – Reader’s Choice Awards

2019 – Best Fitness Club  “PLATINUM AWARD” “PLATINUM AWARD” Winner – Reader’s Choice Awards

2019 – Winner of “TOP MARTIAL ARTS SCHOOL in Toronto” – Top Choice Awards “Mark Of Excellence”

2018 – Winner of Best Culture & Recreation Award – GEMS of Etobicoke-Lakeshore

2018 – Winner of “TOP MARTIAL ARTS SCHOOL”  in Toronto – Top Choice Awards “Mark Of Excellence”

2017 – Winner of Best Culture & Recreation Award – GEMS of Etobicoke-Lakeshore

2017 – Best Martial Arts Club “Diamond Winner” – Reader’s Choice Awards

2017 – Best Fitness Club “Diamond Winner” – Reader’s Choice Awards

2017 – Winner of “TOP MARTIAL ARTS SCHOOL in Toronro” – Top Choice Awards “Mark Of Excellence” 

2016 – Nominated for “Best Cultural & Recreation’ Business – GEMs of Etobicoke-Lakeshore

2016 – Best Martial Arts Club “Diamond Winner” – Reader’s Choice Awards

2016 – Best Fitness Club “Platinum Winner” – Reader’s Choice Awards

2015 – Featured in SAN Magazine (Severnoamericke Novine)

2015 – Winner of Best Service Business – GEMs of Etobicoke-Lakeshore

2014 – Certificate of Appreciation – Toronto District School Board

2009 – Winner of Best Martial Arts Club – Reader’s Choice Awards

JELENA KOVACEVIC

Manager