5313 Indian River Road,
Virginia Beach, VA 23464-5366

CALL: (757) 420-0200

Programs Include:

U.S. Tae Kwon Do Center

- Weapons Classes
- After school
- Summer Camp Programs
- Korean Language Lessons
- Modern Taekwondo Classes
5313 Indian River Road,
Virginia Beach, VA 23464-5366
Telephone: (757) 420-0200

About Us

The U.S. Tae Kwon Do Center has been bringing Modern Taekwondo to Virginia Beach for more than 20 years. During this time, the center has earned a reputation for its discipline, respect, and for instructing the best techniques in martial arts.

At the U.S. Tae Kwon Do Center, our masters emphasize the importance of education. A combination of Taekwondo and a good education prepares the students for a life of success. Students are taught to treat one another with respect and empathy.

Grand Master Soon Man Lee

Is a 9th-degree black belt certified by the World Taekwondo Federation, and has been a Master Instructor for more than 40 years. During his time in Virginia Beach, he served a two-year term as the President of The Virginia State Taekwondo Association and published articles in the USTU Taekwondo Journal. He also coached the US Olympic Team for 10 years.

Master Gaetane Ricke Taylor

Master Taylor is a 5th-degree black belt certified by the WTF. She also has a degree in Business Administration and is the co-author of two books about Taekwondo.

Book: Modern Taekwondo: The Official Training Manual

Over 1,200 photographs show every step, from the first forms you'll master to the intricate techniques that display the ultimate in the art of Taekwondo--which will be an official Olympic sport for the first time, in the 2000 Sydney games. Plus, it's endorsed by the World Taekwondo Federation (Taekwondo's only recognized international governing body), and co-authored by the head coach of the U.S. Taekwondo team. Here are background notes on Taekwondo's history, philosophy, and symbols, as well as coverage on breaking, sparring, and competition--including officiating guidelines, contestant qualifications, and more. It's sure to be THE major book on Taekwondo! The authors both live in Virginia Beach, VA. 256 pages, 1,218 b/w illus., 8 x 10