Mastro Orlando Rivadeneira is a fourth degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do with close to 50 years’ experience in martial arts. He began his training with Woo Young Lee and Young Ho Sha. He was first certified black belt under the Federación Colombiana in 1986, later progressing to 3rd degree balck belt (Dan Kukkiwon, 2009), and 4th degree black belt (Dan Kukkiwon, 2017). Master Orlando taught the National League of Cali, Colombia, who he led through national competitions. In 1988, he moved to Miami, Florida, where he taught at Rod’s Tae Kwon Do and owned his own martial arts school. In the US, he has competed at both the state level in Florida and at the national level. Currently, he teaches at United Martial Arts, under Master Daniel Osorio, who he first taught.