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Historic Taekwondo Academy Kicks out chemicals for green cleaning technology

See how World Taekwondo Academy incorporates safe, sustainable cleaning technology to protect their athletes and their Dojang

Taekwondo is a Korean martial art, characterized by its emphasis on head-height kicks, jumping spinning kicks, and fast kicking techniques with kicks and striking being above waist height only. But, ‘World Taekwondo Academy’ is about teaching much more than technique.

“Yes. I’ve been doing it like, since I was four”, says Grandmaster Eui Yong Lee. “My father was one of the first instructors that came to the United States to coach and teach Taekwondo. He came here in 1968 and opened the school up in 1969 and we’re still here.

Emphasizing courtesy, integrity, perseverance, self-control and indomitable will, World

Taekwondo Academy has produced thousands of champions, not just in sport but in life.

“We have a very high reputation,” says Grandmaster Lee. “We have a lot of great coaches, instructors and athletes here, so our reputation and what we do with the integrity of our program is very important.”

A 7degree blackbelt with 45-years of experience, Grandmaster Eui Yong Lee is a 3-time USA National Champion, National Team Coach from 1996 to present, and an Olympic coach in 2012 and in 2021. So, when he decided to bring in SAO (Stabilized Aqueous Ozone) to clean his Dojang, it had to be of the highest standard.

“I was referred to SAO and Green Science Solutions by a wrestling friend”, says Lee. “He said there was this new technology using natural water to clean everything and it was a way for us to, one, look at not just keeping the school and our equipment sanitized but more importantly, to look after the health of our students. So, when I saw this, I thought it was a great product, especially for us in our industry to use, that’s for sure.”

Under Grandmaster Lee, World Taekwondo Academy has grown to eight locations in the greater Twin Cities metropolitan area, still with a goal of producing champions in both sport and in life. Only now, toxic chemicals have been removed from the cleaning process, protecting the athletes and the staff while at the same time saving time

“Oh, it’ been amazing. It’s been great,’” says Grandmaster Lee. “It’s efficient, it’s cost-effective. It allows us to work with our high-performance team basically in the same capacity that we were before because now it allows us to use this non-stop and money.

Adds Lee, “We knew it was going to be effective for us as a business but more importantly for the safety of all the families ... keeping the integrity was very important, and we truly believe in what we’re doing with it, and I wouldn’t use it; I wouldn’t promote it; I wouldn’t be talking about it if I didn’t believe in it.”

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