Diane Reeve is a 7th-Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do and holds Black Belts in three other styles: Kenpo, Aiki Jujutsu and Kobudo (weapons). She is certified by her instructor GM J. Pat Burleson and the World Martial Arts Ranking Association. She is a contributing author to ‘The Ultimate Guide to Tae Kwon Do’, edited by Curtis Wong and John R. Little. She has been the sole owner of Vision Martial Arts Center since its inception in 1995 and has over 2 decades of martial arts experience. Ms. Reeve is a Registered Nurse and also holds a Master’s Degree in Education. She has two children of her own, but counts each of her students as her kids.
Ms. Reeve was inducted into the World Karate Hall of Fame in 1999 and was World BlackBelt.com instructor of the month in October 2002. She was featured in the March 2003 issue of Plano Profile. In 2003, she was nominated for Children’s Advocacy Center Volunteer of the Year. In September 2010, The Foundation for the Improvement of Justice awarded Diane Reeve the Paul H. Chapman Award, recognizing efforts made for the significant improvement of justice in America. She has promoted over 155 people to Black Belt and higher, and has taught martial arts to literally thousands of people, ages 3 and up, from all walks of life.She was awarded the 2013 Hearts and Heroes Award, which is the Richard Sale III award to a community hero whose courage, strength, and commitment provide an inspiration to others. She is actively teaching each week.
Ms. Reeve was inducted into the Masters Hall of Fame on June 7, 2014.