Building Success

For Life.

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Our Story

At Tiger World Class Taekwondo & Family Martial Arts, we believe in building success for LIFE. With decades of practicing martial arts, our three certified masters with the help of instructors help youth and adults achieve their success one step at a time. Our 4,000 sq ft facility equipped with large matted training floors provide high-quality and a safe environment for all our students to expand their wings and grow.

Meet Our


Master Shin

Head Instructor

Born in Seoul, South Korea, Master Kwang Yeol Shin has studied Tae Kwon Do for more than 20 years. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Tae Kwon Do from the elite Yong-In University, where the majority of Korea’s Olympic and world medalists in Tae Kwon Do graduate.

In 2005, Master Shin left South Korea to train in the United States with Master Woo Sup Kim, a three-time Korean National Champion and the captain of the 2012 United States Olympic Tae Kwon Do team. As the Program Director and instructor for Master Kim’s four schools, Master Shin helped his students develop their skills, which enabled them to compete in tournaments, both at the national and international level. In 2008, he was selected to be the Head Master at Tiger Kim’s flagship school in Clemmons, NC, which, under his leadership, grew to be Tiger Kim’s largest training center.

He currently holds a 5th Degree Black Belt from the World Tae Kwon Do Federation (WTF), is a Kukkiwon Certified Tae Kwon Do Master Instructor and is a certified Tae Kwon Do Referee. He is also a standing member of the Korea Tae Kwon Do Association (KTA) and is certified in First Aid and CPR.

Master Chong

School Director

Our school’s Head Director is Master Ilho Chong, who has more than 25 years of experience in martial arts. He was born in Seoul, South Korea, and moved to North Carolina as a child. During his successful student career, he was a member of the North Carolina State Tae Kwon Do team of which he was captain for eight years. He competed and consistently won on both the state and national level.
He began his teaching career at K’Han in Asheboro, N.C., instructing students in the art of Tae Kwon Do at the same school at which he was trained. During his tenure at K’Han, Master Chong was a student, instructor, program director, and Head Master. He is also a highly experienced coach on the state and national level.

Master Chong is a fifth-degree black belt and is a Member of American Tae Kwon Do Union Committee.

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