Grandmaster Lee


leeGrandmaster Kun Hwa Lee is a 9th Degree Black Belt from Korea and has been teaching martial arts internationally for over 50 years. Grandmaster Lee’s life since childhood has been dedicated to and centered around embracing, teaching, and incorporating the spirit of martial arts into each and every student.

 Positions Held:

Chief Instructor of the Tang Soo Do Moo Duk Kwan Headquarters in Korea
Chief Instructor for the Tang Soo Do Greek Federation
Chief Instructor for the Tang Soo Do Italian Federation
Chairman of the Technical Advisory Committee for the European Tang Soo Do Federation
Martial Arts Commissioner for USA Taekwondo
1996 Founded the Greek and Italian Hwal Moo – Jung Do Kwan Federation
Lifetime President of the Jung Do Kwan Federation
Developed the Hwal Moo (Life Defense) Martial Art forms

From the mid 1970’s through the mid 1990’s Grandmaster Lee has served honorably in many distinguished positions and taught both the Korean and U.S. Military forces in specialized combat techniques.  As Tae Kwon Do has evolved over the years into an International Olympic sport Grandmaster Lee has continued to focus his training on the traditional nature of Korean mixed martial arts by incorporating Tae Kwon Do, Judo, Jujitsu, and Muay Thai Kickboxing into his students training.

Grandmaster Lee’s teachings are based on traditional Korean mixed martial arts for practical combat and self-defense, incorporating elements from many
different styles, such as: Tae Kwon Do, Hapkido, Judo, Jujitsu, and Muay Thai Kickboxing to defend against both single and multiple attackers.

In 2001 Grandmaster Lee relocated to the Washington D.C. area and opened the World Martial Arts Center in Warrenton Virginia, where he continues to teach the Hwal Moo form of Tae Kwon Do. Grandmaster Lee oversees all Tae Kwon Do instruction at WMAC. Whether it’s a children’s white belt class or advanced black belt training, Grandmaster Lee continues to actively participate in student training on a daily basis.

Read the recently published article titled “Tradition Lives On” (page 32) published in our local Warrenton Lifestyle magazine, Feb 2016