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Master Shon and FamilyMaster Shon

Master Shon began his Tae kwon Do training in 1972 and has over 36 years of experience teaching martial arts to children and adults of all ages and ability levels.

Master Shon holds a 6th degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do and 4th degree Black Belt in Hapkido. Tae Kwon Do has been Master Shon's life passion, and as a high school and college student he was 5 times the Korean national champion in high school and college. Educated with a Physical Education degree from Myong Ji University in Seoul, Master Shon became the Head Coach for the University's Tae Kwon Do team.

Master Shon has helped spread the popularity of the martial arts in Beverly Hills, CA. He was a private instructor for Oscar winner Nicolas Cage and his family, as well as the comedian-actor David Allen Greer and actor Michael Beech. He also served as part of Jackie Chan's stunt team. Master Shon has experience with other martial arts such as Aikido and Kendo.

For his dedication and to the martial arts and the advancement of Tae Kwon Do as an international sport, Master Shon has received various awards. In 1988, he received the President's Athletic Award. In 2002, Governor Gary Locke awarded Master Shon for his contribution to the 2002 Governors cup.

Master Shon opened his Tae Know Do dojang in 1998 and now operates two additional dojangs in Auburn and Lakewood. He is committed to the advancement of the martial arts as a means to personal improvement and as a family activity in the service of the community.

Our Mission

  • To enhance our community and its citizens through the positive develop personal development skills of our training.
  • To provide a safe haven of positive energy and support for our student's mental and physical growth.
  • To provide inspiration of personal excellence through our example as Blank Belts both in and out of the Tae Kwon Do school.
  • To ensure the long-term growth of the school and its staff by providing legendary student service.

Master Shon's Tae Kwon Do, leader in personal achievement.
Washington State's Premier Family Martial Arts Academy

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