Coach Mickey Lee

Tai Chi

Tae Kwon Do

Martial Foodie

Coach Mickey Lee, M.Ed.

Awards & Honors

Special Honors/Recognition

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

- 2013 Congratulatory Letter from U.S. Senator Mark Warner (click here to view letter)

 

Media Coverage​

- 2011 "Kung Fu Tai Chi Magazine," Featured Column in June/July 2011 Issue
- 2011 ISKA World Championships, Pre-Selected Competitor on ESPN3.com and

           Featured Competitor on ESPN2

- 2012 WUSA 9 TV Interview with Coaches Mickey and Melody Airs on Evening News on March 1st

- 2012 ISKA World Championships, Pre-Selected Competitor on ESPN3.com

World Titles

- 2010 NASKA World Champion in Men's 18-29 Chinese Weapons

- 2011 NASKA World Champion in Men's 18-29 Chinese Weapons

- 2011 NASKA World Champion in Men's 18-29 Chinese Forms

- 2011 NASKA World Champion in Men's 18-29 Musical Forms

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

- 2012 NASKA World Champion in Men's 18-29 Chinese Forms



Open Martial Arts Tournament Grand Championships

- 2007 Tiger Claw Elite Championship Final, Adult Traditional Forms Grand Champion

           First Career Grand Champion
           vs. Clay Morton, Coach Melody, and four others

- 2009 Shark City Nationals, BASKA Men's Contemporary Forms/Weapons Grand Champion

           First Career Contemporary Grand

- 2010 Gator Nationals, NASKA Men's 18-29 Traditional Forms Grand Champion
           First NASKA Grand Champion
           vs. Will Cornell and Jarrett Leiker

- 2011 AKA Grand Nationals, NASKA Men's 18-29 Traditional Forms Grand Champion

- 2011 AKA Grand Nationals, NASKA Men's Overall Forms Grand Champion (click for article)
           First NASKA Overall Grand Champion
           vs. Marc Canonizado, Matt Emig, and Will Cornell

- 2011 Compete Nationals, NASKA Men's 18-29 Traditional Forms Grand Champion

- 2011 Ocean State Grand Nationals, NASKA Men's 18-29 Traditional Weapons Grand Champion

- 2011 Quebec Open, NASKA Men's 18-29 Traditional Forms Grand Champion

- 2011 Gator Nationals, NASKA Men's 18-29 Traditional Forms Grand Champion

- 2011 New England Open, NASKA Men's 18-29 Traditional Forms Grand Champion

- 2011 New England Open, NASKA Men's Overall Forms Grand Champion

- 2012 AKA Grand Nationals, NASKA Men's 18-29 Traditional Forms Grand Champion



Musical Forms/Weapons Divisions Championships

- 2009 Shark City Nationals, BASKA Men's 18-34 Weapons Champion

- 2009 Shark City Nationals, BASKA Men's 18-34 Forms Champion

- 2009 US Capitol Classics, NASKA Men's 18-29 Forms Champion

- 2011 Compete Nationals, NASKA Men's 18-29 Forms Champion

- 2011 Quebec Open, NASKA Men's 18-29 Forms Champion

- 2012 AKA Grand Nationals, NASKA Men's 18-29 Forms Champion

- 2012 Compete Nationals, NASKA Men's 18-29 Forms Champion, "The Battle of NASKA 4 M's"

           The only competition among NASKA’s current top men’s forms competitors

           (Mickey Lee, Matt Emig, Micah Karns, and Marc Canonizado​)

 

Chinese Martial Arts Tournaments

- 2006-2007 Tiger Claw Elite  Championship Final, Tai Chi (Taiji) Forms/Weapons Champions

- 2007-2008 San Diego Grand Internationals, Men's Tai Chi (Taiji) Forms/Weapons Champions

- 2007 US Wushu Team Trials, 1st Places in Men's Taijiquan and Taijijian
- 2007-2009, 2011 US Capitol Classics/China Open, 4-Time Overall Tai Chi Grand Champion
- 2008 New England International Chinese Martial Arts Competition, Tai Chi Forms/Weapons Champions

- 2008 USAWKF Nationals, Men's Taiji Forms/Weapons Champions
- 2011 Jiaozuo International Taijiquan Exchange Competition in Henan, China​

           Silver Medal in Open Chen Taijiquan and Silver Medal in Chen Taijijian

- 2013 USAWKF Nationals, Men's Taiji Forms/Weapons Champions,

          Group Taiji Form National Champion with Team Sun & Moon Taiji One

- 2014 All-American Taijiquan Cup, 35 and Under Men's Overall Champion

- 2014 New England International Wushu Championship, Young Adult Advanced Group Taijiquan,

          National Champion in Group Taiji Form with Team Sun & Moon Taiji One



Performances by Invitation

- 2003-2014 Georgetown University Asiafest, Co-Director/Choreographer/Performer for

           Georgetown University Tae Kwon Do Club and Georgetown University Taiji One

- 2003-2009 Tae Kwon Do Demonstrations with Coach Melody for GGM Jhoon Rhee's Seminars:

           (Click here for details)

- 2007 San Diego Grand Internationals, Taiji Performance with GM Tang Weizhong

           and Coach Melody for Saturday Night Journey through Martial Arts

- 2008 Moroccan Ambassador's Party Honoring GGM Rhee, Synchronized Tai Chi with Coach Melody

- 2008 San Diego Grand Internationals, Synchronized Tai Chi with Coach Melody
           for Saturday Night Journey through Martial Arts

- 2010 Dixieland Nationals, Opening Demo with Coach Melody for Saturday Night Show

- 2012 Quebec Open, Taiji Performance at Saturday Night Spectacular

- 2015 US Capitol Classics/China Open, Special Tai Chi Demonstration with Team Sun & Moon Taiji One



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