Ms. Elizabeth Goyer is a certified instructor and Director our “Kids Night Out” at Asheville Sun Soo Tae Kwon Do. Ms. Goyer has been an accomplished athlete for most of her life including a successful competitive cross-country, for which she was offered a college scholarship. Ms. Goyer started her martial arts practice at Asheville Sun Soo near the school’s beginning and has the distinction of being the first Asheville Sun Soo woman student to have been promoted to 2nd degree black belt. Her 2nd Degree Black Belt rank in traditional Tae Kwon Do is under the direct tutelage of 6th Degree Black Belt, Master Tony Morris with additional tutelage from 9th Degree Black Belt, Grandmaster Suk Jun Kim, Founder and president of TaeKwon-Do International. Ms. Goyer, along with the other instructors at the school complements her training with exposure to Hapkido and Jujitsu. As a practitioner, Ms. Goyer has placed first in forms and board-breaking in tournament competitions – including the regional level.
Ms. Goyer is recent college graduate from UNC-Asheville, a friend to many and a passionate activist. Her professional education includes a B.S. in Environmental Studies. Ms. Goyer understands Tae Kwon Do as a beautiful and rigorous art. She expresses this duality with the same presence and balance at play in her being as an accomplished flautist.
A major instructor presence on staff at Asheville Sun Soo, Ms. Goyer lead-teaches about half of the adult-beginner classes and about one-third of the kid classes and assists with many of the Mighty-Tiger classes from a school schedule with more than thirty classes per week, and growing. Ms. Goyer also teaches some classes off-site at some area schools in addition to assisting Master Morris with a numerous demonstrations and motivational presentations in various public venues. When she is not teaching – either in the school system or in the dojang, Ms. Goyer can be found most otherwise spending time with her friends or organizing for a variety of socially and economically conscious causes.
Ms. Goyer is intelligent, powerful, precise, inspiring and pleasant – all at once!