Mid-California Taekwondo was initially part of the Choong-Sil Taekwondo
Federation from 1992 to 2006, under the leadership of Grand Master
In 1997 the office of
Mid-California Taekwondo moved to Modesto, California.
In 1999 Ms.
Schwartz began another MCTKD school in Visalia, California.
In August 2003,
Ms. Marian Schwartz moved to Modesto to work full time with Dr. McCain.
In August 2003 Mid-California Tae Kwon Do moved into its new location in
Modesto. The 3200 square foot school has been a place of blessing. The
students now enjoy a new facility and modern workout area.
2006 the Christian Taekwondo Fellowship was formed by Dr. McCain. The
new martial arts association has begun a new era for the Mid-California
Taekwondo schools of California. There is great hope that other
Christian Taekwondo school owners will join the organization to promote
biblical principles of life, and the power of meekness in the life of
In June 2006
Dr. McCain achieved the rank of 6th Degree Black rank - Master Brad
Whitlow, 8th Degree Black Belt, Officiated.
In August 2006
Dr. McCain formed
the Christian Taekwondo Fellowship, and brought all MCTKD schools
under that new organizational structure.
In August 2009
Mr. Johnny Varela, 3rd Degree Black Belt, assumed the ownership of the
Woodlake MCTKD school. In 2012 Mr. Varela was promoted t 4th
Degree Black Belt in the CTF and WTA.
In June 2011
Dr. McCain was promoted to 7th Degree Black by the Christian Taekwondo Fellowship
In June 2011
Ms. Schwartz passed her test for 6th Degree Black by the Christian Taekwondo Fellowship
and World Taekwondo
Alliance, officiated by Dr. McCain and Master
In June 2012
Dr. McCain was promoted to 7th Degree Black Belt by the World Taekwondo
Alliance and the Choong Sil Taekwondo Federation.
2016, Dr. McCain turned Mid-California Taekwondo to Chris and Sara
Pezzoni (new owners) but will continue as the director of the Christian
Taekwondo Fellowship. Sara Pezzoni was promoted to 2nd Degree Black Belt
in June 2017 by both the Christian Taekwondo Fellowship as well as the
Choong-Sil Taekowndo Federation.
was promoted to 3rd Degree Black Belt in June 2019 by both the
Christian Taekwondo Fellowship as well as the
Choong-Sil Taekwondo Federation.