Agustin Cuascut

The founder of Cuascut's Academy of Martial Arts, Agustin Cuascut, has been a public school teacher for over 19 years and has been training inMartial Arts for over 40 years.  He has a Master's Degree in Educational Leadership and is a Doctoral Candidate at Widener University in Systems and Educational Leadership.  Additionally, Agustin, served in the United States Army and was deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom as a part of The Special Operations Command (SOCOM) in 2003 and in Support of Operation Iraqi Freedom 2.5 in 2004 with the 18th Airborne Corps and 1st Cavalry.  Agustin is the father of three children and is married to his wonderful wife Samantha.  Together, they ensure that Cuascut's Academy of MartialArts offers the best service and support to the families they serve. 


Master Cuascut's Qualifications


  • 5th Dan Nam's Tae Kwon Do Center

  • 5th Dan Kukkiwon Certified Master Instructor (2015)

  • Jung Sim Hap Ki Do (Organization Founder)

  • 2nd Dan Ju Do (USJA)

  • 2nd Dan Jung Sim Do Korean Karate

  • Black Sash Vo Vi Nam 

  • Certfified USA Taekwondo Coach

  • Certified USA Taekwondo Referee

  • Certified Instructor, United States Army System of L.I.N.E. Fighting

  • Certified A.L.I.C.E. Instructor

  • Certified Act 235 Security Agent

  • Certified NRA Pistol Instructor

  • Certified CPR / First Aid


Master Cuascut's Career Highlights


  • 1986 Master Cuascut received his Black Sash in VoViNam Viet Vo Dao under Sifu Rodriguez in Humacao, P.R.

  • 1990-1995 Member of the Penn State Jung Sim Do University Club. Held the positions of President, Vice-President and Secretary.

  • 1995 Graduated Penn State University with a B.S. Secondary Education Spanish, B.A. Spanish Literature, B.A. Italian Literature and Language.

  • 1995 Moved to Montgomery County Maryland and was the Head Instructor of the Montgomery College Jung Sim Do Martial Arts School.  Also, head instructor Magruder High School Tae Kwon Do Club.

  • 2000 Enlisted in the United States Army as a Communication and Security Radio Repair Specialist.

  • 2001 Graduated Airborne School, Fort Benning Georgia.

  • 2002 Second place states at the North Carolina State Taekwondo Competition under GM Mayes.

  • 2002-2005United States Army L.I.N.E. Fighting Instructor 18th Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, N.C. Trained over 2000 U.S. Army Soldiers (18th Airborne Corps / 1st Cav. / 10th Mountain) in Tae Kwon Do, L.I.N.E. Fighting and Army Combatives.

  • 2003 Soldier of the Quarter 18th Airborne Corps, 46th Corps Support Group Airborne, top 10 finalist for Fort Bragg, N.C.

  • 2003 Deployed Operation Enduring Freedom, 46 CSG Airborne / United States Special Operations Command (SOCOM).

  • 2004 Deployed Operation Iraqi Freedom 2.5, 18th Airborne Corps.

  • 2005 Returned to Lancaster Pa. and opened Jung Sim Do / Tae Kwon Do School at Twin Pines Park, Lancaster Recreation Organization.

  • 2014 Opened Cuascut's Academy of Martial Arts.

  • 2005- Present Conducted over 40 self-defense seminars.

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