Grand Master Lee

Grand Master Lee

He has studied Martial Arts for over 50 years and in February 2010 Grand Master Lee was appointed as a committee member of Kukkiwon (World Tae Kwon Do Headquarters, over 185 countries) Research & Development Committee.  He is a 9th degree Black belt in Tae Kwon Do teaching Hapkido, King Fu and Karate.  Grand Master Lee is a leader to many in the community. In 1959, Grand Master Lee has studied Tae Kwon Do at the Hoi Ryong Temple in Korea and Received competition scholarships, then became the Korean National Champion; World Tae Kwon Do champion; Korean Combat Army Champion & Instructor; Korean Police Academy Instructor; Prison Guard Instructor; 2nd Division U.S. Army Instructor and Illinois Tae Kwon Do Association Chairman of Competitions.  On January 1st, 1995, he opened Lee’s Martial Arts Academy in Cary, Illinois.

Currently, he is sharing his knowledge and experience to other Masters and karate schools across the United States.

Timeline

Study TKD at Hoi Ryong Temple, Korea (1959)
Receive scholarship and Korean National Champion (1966-1968)
World TKD Champion (1969)
Founder of Seoul Junior High & High School TKD Committee (1970)
Korean Combat Army Champion & Instructor (1971-1973)
Korean Police Academy Instructor (1974-1975)
Prison Guard Instructor - Korea (1985-1990)
2nd Div. U.S. Army Instructor -Korea (1973-1990) (1991-1995)
IL TKD Association Chairman of Competitions (1995-1997)
IL Jr. Olympic Head of Team (1997)
IL TKD Association Treasurer (1998)
Awarded Outstanding Citation by The World TKD Federation (1999)
IL Pro/Am TKD Association Vice President (1999-2005)
Appointed a Member of Kukkiwon (World TKD Headquarters) International Advisory Committee             (2008-09)
Awarded Letter of Commendation by KUKKIWON (2009)
Awarded Outstanding Citation by The World TKD Federation (2009)
Appointed to Kukkiwon research and development committee (2010)