Supreme Grand Master Dr. Joo Bang Lee
Founder of Hwa Rang Do®, and Chairman of the World Hwa Rang Do® Association. There is only one 10th Dan Black Sash in each generation who is given the title of “Dojoonim”. Dr. Lee is the 58th generation holder of the title as the keeper of the knowledge of the Ancient Hwarang Knights
Grand Master Taejoon Lee
8th Dan Black Sash, Kuk Sa Nim of Hwa Rang Do®. President of the World Hwa Rang Do® Association, 59th heir of the Hwarang generation and the eldest son of the Founder, Dr. Joo Bang Lee. He is currently leading the Luxembourg School as well as all the European Schools
Italian Chief Instructor Marco Mattiucci
Lieutenant Colonel of Carabinieri Force, 4th Dan Black Sash (Susuk Sa Bum Nim). Direct student of Do Joo Nim and Kuk Sa Nim, he brought Hwa Rang Do® in Italy for the first time, and created one of the biggest reality in Europe
Kyo Bom Nim Davide Cramerotti
Chief Instructor of Hwa Rang Do® UK Branch
Owner of Hwa Rang Do® & Tae Soo Do® Club York
In my childhood I've always been very insecure.
I used to observe my life without actually living it, victim of my own fears and weakness.
I was searching a way to change myself, and so I developed a strong interest in Martial Arts.
When I first heard about Hwa Rang Do® I was very impressed by the way it was practiced.
I started Tae Soo Do® in Pisa, Italy, in 2011, and after 4 years I obtained the Black Belt.
Hwa Rang Do® deeply inspired me. Physical training and emotional challenges taught me the real meaning of "commitment".
The practice was honest and real. It made me face all my weaknesses and, at the same time, gave me the strenght to overcome them.
I've met a lot of wonderful people and extraordinary teachers.
Hwa Rang Do® did nothing less than change my life.
That's why I've decided to dedicate my life to teach and spread this incredible Martial Art: to give other people what has been given to me.
In 2017 Grand Master Taejoon Lee gave me the great honour to nominate me Instructor, and allowed me to open the first Hwa Rang Do® UK Branch.
Assistant Instructor - Teuk Gong Team Member
I am working as a vet surgeon in a small animal-oncology referral clinic in Yorkshire. As my role requires I need to take quick decisions, elaborate datas, manage stress and delicate moments, and have good communication skills with the owners to make them trust me for takeing the best care for their pet.
I started Tae Soo Do® in 2010, I was searching for something that could help me becoming what I wanted to be. I found it in this beautiful martial art, that made me stronger since I started practicing. Through hard work, both physical and mental, I gained my first goals, increased my self confidence, so I decided I wanted to help other people to express the best of themselves. I opened, with Instructor Kyo Bom Nim Davide Cramerotti, the first children class in Pisa, Italy.
In 2015 I moved to England for work.
I'm currently an Assistant Instructor at the first class opened in York by KBN Davide.