Chay's Tae Kwon Do‘s Tae Kwon Do Staff
Master Paul Chay – 6th Dan Black Belt
Master Paul Chay has a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Wisconsin. He worked at Abbott Laboratories for 8 years in various engineering capacities, the most recent work involving the manufacture of bulk pharmaceuticals.
Master Chay was trained under Grand Master M. J. Chay from the age of 9 years and has been training with other master instructors for over 30 years. During a work assignment in Virginia, Master Chay qualified for the national championships in forms and competed in Anaheim, CA in 1987. He assisted with the opening of Chay’s Tae Kwon Do and has been teaching for over 26 years. He has been the master instructor for Chay’s Tae Kwon Do since Grandmaster’s retirement.
Master Chay has also broadened his self-defense skills by becoming a certified instructor in Krav Maga which is the official self-defense system taught to the Israeli defense forces. This system has been adapted for civilian use and is an excellent program for practical, easy to learn self-defense.
Master Chay is also certified by the United States Chanbara Federation, a certified F.A.S.T. defense instructor and an active member of MAIA.
Master Chay’s Team
Master Chay is assisted by a well trained and dedicated team of black belts. Instructors go through leadership training and attend instructor only workouts. They teach classes with enthusiasm and energy and their goal is for everyone to leave the class having learned something, smiling and sweating.