In Ho Lee

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In Ho Lee (born 1955[1]) is the third and current Standing Grand Master of Songahm Taekwondo, the American Taekwondo Association.

In Ho Lee was born in Seoul City, Korea,[1] two years after the end of the Korean War. He began to study and practice Taekwondo as a boy.

In 1976, following a year of military service, he joined his brother, Haeng Ung Lee's Songahm Taekwondo school, in the United States. In Ho Lee became known for his jump round kick and lightning speed.

In Ho Lee was inaugurated during the 2011 Songahm Taekwondo World Championships' - Inaugural Ceremony on Saturday, 25 June 2011, in North Little Rock, Arkansas.[2]


  1. ^ a b Wilbur Ash, Stephanie; O’Connor, Jenny; Skinner, Erica (Fall 2010). "In Ho Lee: Expert martial artist. Loyal brother. Proven manager. Humble leader. Get to know him!" (PDF). ATA World. American Taekwondo Association. 
  2. ^ "Destination: Grand Master – 2011 Songahm Vision Tour". American Taekwondo Association. The Grand Master Nominee has completed all but "Mastership". Chief Master In Ho Lee will be inaugurated during the 2011 Songahm World Championships' - Inaugural Ceremony on Saturday, June 25, 2011 (at 6:30pm). Experience history in the making during the only traditional ceremony held publicly to inaugurate a Grand Master in the martial arts at the Verizon Arena in North Little Rock, Arkansas.