Fully Certified and Dedicated Instructors under World Class GRAND MASTER, JOON JAE LEE
Taekwondo – Chungdokwan Calgary, and World IIn Tae Kwon Martial Art Federation, instructors, are fully credentialed and certified under world class instructor, Grand Master, Joon Jae Lee, making our instructors lineage one of the most respected in the world.
Our instructors are completely dedicated to the highest standards of instructing and are continually upgrading their skills through advanced training programs, allowing us to provide our students with the best instruction.
Head Instructor Blaine Gray
Blaine Gray is the head instructor of the Taekwondo – Chungdokwan Calgary school. Blaine also continues to be a leading instructor with the world-renowned J.J. Lee Tae Kwon-Do School system, and the World IIn Tae Kwon Martial Art Federation.
Mr. Gray began his training in 1973 with Master J.J. Lee, and his keen attitude, aptitude and ability to interact well with others encouraged Mr. Lee in guiding Mr. Gray to become an instructor. By age 15, Mr. Gray was instructing beginners, both adult and children, and continued to do so until achieving his 1st Dan Black Belt. After attaining his 1st Dan, Mr. Gray became the main instructor at Mr. Lee’s south location in Calgary, Alberta.
Mr. Gray enjoys the learning process and has participated in numerous seminars, training camps, instructors courses and in-services, in his continuous effort to master the many aspects of Chung Do Kwan, Tae Kwon-Do, and IIn Tae Kwon. In 1988 Mr. Gray became the assistant instructor at the J.J. Lee Tae Kwon-Do’s main school, and the World IIn Tae Kwon Martial Art Federation’s main school.
In addition to teaching at the Headquarters in Calgary, Mr. Gray has also been active in bringing the art of Tae Kwon-Do to several other locations.
In 2007 Mr. Gray became the head instructor of the J.J. Lee Tae Kwon Do schools, and a leading instructor with the World IIn Tae Kwon Martial Arts Federation.
Mr. Gray holds 7th Dan Black Belt and is a certified instructor. As a senior instructor, Mr. Gray upholds the high standards people have come to expect of all Grand Master J.J. Lee’s, and the World IIn Tae Kwon Martial Art Federation’s Schools.
Bill Martin is an instructor with the world renowned J. J. Lee Tae Kwon-Do School system and the World IIn Tae Kwon Martial Art Federation.
Mr. Martin started his training in 1981 at the J. J .Lee Tae Kwon-Do School, in Calgary. After years of training, Mr. Martin achieved his Black Belt status in 1987. Through the years of training towards his Black Belt, Mr. Martin received numerous trophies, won at various sponsored tournaments.
Mr. Martin achieved his 2nd Dan Black Belt in 2004, and furthered his knowledge in Tae Kwon-Do by achieving his 3rd Dan Black Belt in 2006, 4th Dan Black Belt in April 2010 and 5th Dan in 2014. In his personal advancement in Tae Kwon-Do, Mr. Martin became a junior instructor at the J.J. Lee Tae Kwon-Do’s main school, under Master J.J. Lee, in 2005. In 2006 Mr. Martin became an assistant instructor at the main school of the J.J. Lee Tae Kwon-Do and the World IIn Tae Kwon Martial Art Federation.
In Mr. Martin words, “I continue to grow in the art of Tae Kwon-Do, at many personal levels. First and foremost, I enjoy interacting with others to bring to life the art, and through teaching others I have found that it is a way of teaching “one’s self”. Having learned from those who have kept the highest standards of teaching, I endeavor to continue instructing those high standards”.
Charlene Everett is an instructor with the world renowned J. J. Lee Tae Kwon-Do School system and the World IIn Tae Kwon Martial Art Federation.
Ms. Everett began her training in 2000 at the J.J. Lee Tae Kwon-Do School, in Calgary, and achieved her 1st Dan Black Belt in 2006, her 2nd Dan Black in 2010 and her 3rd Dan Black Belt in 2013.
Ms. Everett’s first introduction to instructing came in 2007, under Master J.J. Lee, when she began instructing the most challenging age level of students… children! This experience inspired her to continue the pursuit of instructing, and after attending numerous instructor in-services, Ms. Everett became an assistant instructor in 2008.
Ms. Everett stated, “ the culmination of two pursuits, instructing, and training towards my 3rd Dan Black Belt, have proven to be very rewarding endeavors and have become the stepping stones towards my ultimate goal of a 9th Dan Black Belt”.