Coach Mickey Lee

Tai Chi

Tae Kwon Do

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Coach Mickey Lee, M.Ed.

​Coach Mickey Lee is a multi-dimensional artist—martial, culinary, and literary. He is a DC-area native: born on Virginia soil, grew up mostly on the Maryland side attending MCPS and graduating from Walter Johnson High School in 2001, earned a B.A. in psychology from Georgetown University and then an M.Ed. from University of Maryland’s Graduate School of Education with teacher certification in grades 1-8. He briefly taught Algebra in MCPS before beginning his career as a martial arts teacher and competitor.

Detailed Bio

​Part I: Overcoming Bullying & Obesity

Part II: Bringing Tae Kwon Do to Georgetown University

Part III: Tai Chi (Taiji) and More​​​

Part IV: Pioneering Martial Arts Competitor​​​

​Part V: Awards​​

​Highlights​

- B.A., Psychology, Georgetown University, Washington, DC
- M.Ed., Elementary Education, University of Maryland at College Park, Maryland
- 5th Degree Black Belt in Jhoon Rhee Tae Kwon Do
- Yang Tai Chi (Taiji) under GM Brown

- Chen Tai Chi (Taiji) under Dr. C.P. Ong and Chen Village Grand Masters

- Trained at Chen Village, China

- Iyengar Yoga Practitioner

- Founder/Director/Head Instructor, Georgetown University Tae Kwon Do (GUTKD) Club

- Co-Founder & Co-Director, Sun & Moon Taiji One
- USAWKF-Certified National Instructor and Judge
- Pioneering Tai Chi (Taiji) Competitor in Open Martial Arts Tournaments

    - Winner of Battle of NASKA 4M at the 2012 Compete Nationals

    - 2011 NASKA World Grand Champion in Men's Traditional Forms

    - 2011 NASKA World Champion in Musical Forms, Chinese Forms, and Chinese Weapons
    - Featured on ESPN2 through 2011 US Open/ISKA World Championship

    - 2007 Tiger Claw Elite Championship Traditional Forms Grand Champion
- 2 Silver Medals at 6th Jiaozuo International Taijiquan Exchange Competition in Henan, China

- Whipping Willow Association's 2012 Torch Bearer Award for Inspiring Others through Teaching

- Letter of Congratulations from U.S. Senator Mark Warner for Leading Team Sun & Moon Taiji One

      to Win the 2013 USAWKF National Championships in Group Taiji

(L) Coach Mickey winning the 2007 Tiger Claw Elite Traditional Forms Grand Champion after competing versus 6 other champions of various styles including Coach Melody

(R) Coach Mickey happily displaying the 2011 NASKA World Grand Champion Title in Men's Traditional Forms alongside NASKA President Master Carnahan, U.S. Capitol Classics promoter Master Dennis Brown, and U.S. Open promoter Master Mike McCoy

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