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 over 100 years of collective 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
Grand Master Lee Shik
Founder, Owner, Chief Instructor, and Forms Team Coach
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.
Master Mark Tan
Instructor and Sparring Team Coach
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:
Special Forms Instructor
Assistant Sparring Instructor
Master Haeri Lee