Welcome to the Kim & Lee's Olympic Tae Kwon Do Academy
We provide quality instruction in "WTF" Olympic Style Tae Kwon Do. We are an official WTF (world taekwondo federation) and KUKKIWON (world taekwondo headquarter) Member. We teach in accordance with The World Tae Kwon Do Federation regulations.
Kim & Lee's Olympic Taekwondo Academy in Cedar Rapids is the only martial art school that can teach proper and exact Olympic Style TaeKwonDo and can give Kukkiwon Black Belt certificates to their TKD members.
Only Kukkiwon black belt certificate holders can participate Olympic or any International Competitions and can be USA National Team Members.
In Iowa State, there are only 2 masters who can give high level of Kukkiwon certificates. One is a Grandmaster Pak (8th Dan)--Iowa state university and the others is Master Kim (7th Dan) --Kim & Lee’s Olympic Taekwondo.
Master Kim was born and raised in Korea, and moved to the United States in 2008 and he opened his own TKD academy in 2009 at Lindale Mall. He teachs not only TaekwonDo but Hapkido, self-defense martial arts. He has 2 schools in Cedar Rapids, Kim & Lee’s Olympic Taekwondo Academy and SW Cedar Rapids branch, ActiveEdge Fitness Club. he teachs also Rockwell Collins Daycare Center.
* born in Korea
In 2011 Kim & Lee's Olympic Taekwondo members and Master Kim achived many historical achivements. We brought 4 Gold medals from USA National Championship and 3 Gold medals from National Qualifiers. In 2012 we also brought 6 Golds and 3 Bronze medals from 2012 USA National Championship.
About Master Kim?
* Experienced for over 35 years as a Taekwondo athlete (Olympic style) and a master
* 7th Degree Black Belt Taekwondo (Kukkiwon, The World Taekwondo Headquarter)
* 7th Degree Black Belt Hapkido
* Certified International Taekwondo Referee
* Certified Taekwondo Instructor (Kukkiwon)
* Graduated from Suwon University and Graduate School.
* Master’s degree of Physical Education
*Awarded the best instructor of Korea in 1999
* Achieved many 1st Place awards in TKD Championships in Korea
* Achieved 2nd Place award in World TKD Competition.
* Achieved USA National Champion
--Sparring 2011, Sparring & Sports Poomsae 2012.