Master Lawrence Longshore


Master Longshore

Master Longshore

Master Longshore is a 6th Dan Black Belt recognized in the United States and is also Kukkiwon Certified. He began teaching full-time in 1997 for Perry’s TKD. In 2002, he founded Longshore’s School of Taekwondo in DuQoin, IL where he continues to teach today.

He has earned several certifications including International Master Instructor Certification, Special Education Certification, World Haidong Gumdo Instuctor Certification (under Master Jeong Ho Kim), Koryo Gumdo Instructor Certification (under Grand Master Duk Gun Kwon) and various Referee Certification in past 10 years.

Master Longshore has competed as regional, state, national, and international levels in various areas of Taekwondo. He has trained at the Taekwondo headquarters in Seoul, Korea several times and has had temple training at Dong Hwa Sa with Korean monks. He has also earned several personal awards including several commemorations from the House of Representatives and a Letter of Appointment to a Master of USA Haidong Gumdo Association presented by President Kim Jeong Ho.