Ma'am Nicole Santa Clarita Valley's #1 Martial Arts Studio

Meet Ma'am Nicole

After School Program Director & Head Martial Arts instructor

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Education

  • M.A. Psychology of Human Behavior
  • B.A. Communication Studies & Child and Family Development
  • Adult & Pediatric First Aid/CPR certified
  • RBT credentialed for ABA therapy
  • Over 20 years experience working with children of all ages and developmental ranges of ability

Martial Arts Experience and Fitness Experience

  • 3rd Degree Black Belt in TaeKwonDo (3rd Dan)
  • Over 2 decades of martial arts and fitness training - TaeKwonDo, MMA, Krav Maga, Muay Thai, kickboxing, Jiu-Jistu, etc.

Special Interests

  • Volunteering with children with developmental disabilities (Miracle League Coach, Down Syndrome Association volunteer, Autism Speaks, Special Olympics, etc.)
  • Certified/trained LGBTQ+ Safe Zone
  • Snowboarding
  • Boating or anything on the water
  • Love spending time outdoors with my family, our dogs, and good friends

Community OutReach

Reviews & Testimonials

    Discipline, Courage, Determination… and Just Plain Hard Work.
    "These are words that come to mind when I think about my experiences at Shin’s"
    - Jerry Mike
    Best after school program in Santa Clarita
    "They truly care about our children."
    - Jacobs Mother
    Building better futures
    "I could not have accomplished my goal of earning a black belt if you were not there for me each time."
    - Cy George
    My son begged me to take Tae Kwon Do classes for two years…
    "until I finally relented, and I’m really glad that I did. From the very first day, he loved it, both the Tae Kwon Do training and the gymnastics."
    - Nilson Family
    Why You Should Take Tae Kwon Do
    "I believe that Tae Kwon Do promotes health, learning, protection and fun."
    - Gustavo H.
    My Path To Mixed Martial Arts
    "Master Shin has helped me in ways that prepared me for my future."
    - Dustin Arklin
    Shin's Family Martial Arts is the best!
    "I am so thankful to have found Shin's Family Martial Arts!"
    - Shayna Gruman
    Santa Clarita Kids and Moms Love It at Shin’s – The Most Recommended Martial Arts School In Santa Clarita
    "I am a proud parent of three wonderful boys who have had the privilege of being a part of Shin’s Family for many years."
    - Shannon Ross