Born in Seoul, South Korea, Master Seungbeom Lee has studied Tae Kwon Do for more than 20 years and has over 15 years of instruction and coaching experience.
Master Lee served his mandatory military service in the Navy, where he was the Head Tae Kwon Do instructor at the Korean Naval Academy for three years.
Following his naval service, he graduated with honors with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Tae Kwon Do from the elite Yong-In University, where the majority of Korea’s Olympic and world medalists in Tae Kwon Do graduate. Only five members of his 400-member graduating class were awarded honors.
Adding to his international experience, Master Lee was also selected to be a member of an exclusive Tae Kwon Do mission trip that traveled and performed throughout Japan.
In 2006, Master Lee left South Korea, where he trained and instructed in the United States with Master Woo Sup Kim, a three-time Korean National Champion and the captain of the 2012 United States Olympic Tae Kwon Do team. Master Lee helped his students develop their skills, which enabled them to compete in tournaments, both at the national and international level. In 2012, he was selected to be the Head Master at Tiger Kim’s flagship school in Clemmons, NC, which, under his leadership, has grown to be Tiger Kim’s largest training center. He was also the head master at the Tiger Kim’s location in Tega Cay, South Carolina, where he was responsible for growing a new school.
Master Lee currently holds a 7th Degree Black Belt from the World Tae Kwon Do Federation (WTF) and has a First degree black belt in Judo. He is a Kukkiwon Certified Tae Kwon Do Master Instructor and a certified Tae Kwon Do Referee. Master Lee is a standing member of the Korea Tae Kwon Do Association (KTA), is certified in First Aid and CPR and is also a certified chiropractor who loves to snowboard.