Born and raised in South Korea, Master Kwon began his Taekwondo training at the age of 5.  Becoming a remarkable Taekwondo competitor, he was recruited into Sung Kyun Kwan University.  He's also a former member of the elite Sang Moo National Military Taekwondo team.  After numerous national titles and a world championship, Master Kwon shifted his focus to teaching.  Since then, he has influenced thousands of students through Taekwondo.  Although his personal accomplishments are astonishing, it does not surpass his gratification from seeing his students develop and succeed.  Today, he continues his dedication to teaching students to become winners in life.

  • Founder and Head Master of Apex Tigers Martial Arts Taekwondo
  • Director and Head Coach of Team ATMA 
  • 6th Degree Black Belt Kukkiwon
  • 2002 World Champion CISM Taekwondo
  • 4x Korean National Champion
  • Team USA Coach
  • Junior Olympics Head Coach
  • 2010 World Collegiate Taekwondo International Championship Coach
  • International Referee (World Taekwondo Federation)
  • USA Taekwondo Certified Referee
  • USA Taekwondo Certified Coach
  • Korean SangMoo Military Taekwondo Team Member
  • Villanova University Taekwondo Team Head Coach
  • 2013 - Current New Jersey State Taekwondo Association Vice President