OUR INSTRUCTORS
GRANDMASTER LEE

OWNER & GRANDMASTER INSTRUCTOR

 

Grandmaster Lee was born in 1966 and trained in the martial art of Taekowndo in South Korea beginning at age 10. He began his career as the B.K. Elementary Demo Team Captain. He came to the United States in 1984 and became the ATC Technical Advisor and Je's Taekowndo Sparring Team Captain. In 2002, he founded and became the Head Master of United Tiger Martial Arts. He is currently the Chairman of three United Tiger Martial Arts Schools and is an eighth degree Black Belt.

TYLER LAPENNA

MASTER INSTRUCTOR

 

Tyler was born in 1993 and began Taekwondo in New York at the age of three. He continued to train and received his third degree black belt at the age of 17.  He later moved to Florida in 2013 and became an instructor here at United Tiger Martial Arts that spring. In March of 2017, he received his fourth degree Black Belt. He is currently attending the University of Central Florida, where he is getting a degree in Computer Science.

 

 

RACHEL LEWE

MASTER INSTRUCTOR

 

Rachel began taking Taekwondo in suburban Chicago at the age of 14. She continued to participate in Taekwondo on and off until she and her daughter joined United Tiger Martial Arts in 2010. She received her first degree black belt in 2011, at which time she began assistant instructing. As of 2016, she received her third degree Black Belt.  In March of 2018, she received her fourth degree Black Belt. She graduated from the University of Illinois in 1990 with a degree in Kinesiology.

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JONATHAN LEE

MASTER INSTRUCTOR

 

Jon began his martial arts journey at age three, when his parents enrolled him in a traditional Taekwondo program in suburban Chicago. Over the years,  he continued to train and is now a sixth degree black belt. He has also trained in Hapkido and Judo, and holds black belts from both the Korea Judo Association and the Korea Hapkido Federation. Jon is a certified national level referee and coach through USA Taekwondo. He is a former school teacher with teaching experience in Orange and Polk counties, having received his Bachelor's Degree in Secondary Education from Southeastern University.