ABOUT WHITE TIGER MARTIAL ARTS
White Tiger Martial Arts was established in 2001 and has quickly become one of the nation's top Taekwondo dojangs. It has been awarded the Kukkiwon certificate of elite excellence every year since its founding, a distinction only top schools get from the governing body of Taekwondo.
With its masters holding a collective of over 100 years of martial arts experience, the dojang has produced national champions and athletes of all ages. Whether it is casual training or serious competition, White Tiger is dedicated to you and your goals.
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STAFF: MEET OUR MASTERS
Grandmaster Lee has studied Taekwondo for over 50 years and is a certified Grandmaster from Kukkiwon. Having studied under the founders of modern Taekwondo, Grandmaster Lee is one of the "2nd generation" Grandmasters, recognized as the successors to the founders. Grandmaster Lee has won several national sparring, forms, and board-breaking championships in Korea and the United States and coached many national champions. Grandmaster Lee currently sits on the board for ITSO, CMA, ATU and is the founder of the National Taekwondo Charity Foundation-Wheeling, which provides scholarships for promising young martial artists.
Grand Master Lee Shik
Founder, Owner, Chief Instructor, and Forms Team Coach
Instructor and Sparring Team Coach
Master Mark Tan
Master Mark is a 4th Dan black belt who has been teaching students since the age of 16. With over 30 years of martial arts experience, Master Mark's training extends beyond Taekwondo. This includes Krav Maga, Brazilian Jiujitsu, and Escrima. He currently leads our sparring team and has produced champions at the local, regional, state, and national levels.
Other Masters and Staff:
Master: Joon Cho
Master: Dylan Cha
Instructor: Nikki Shim
Instructor: Anastasia Smirnova
Office Manager: Master Haeri Lee
Special Forms Instructor: Jennifer Simmenauer
Assistant Sparring Instructor: Edward Do