Mission Sierra TKD - ITF INSTRUCTORS - San Jose, CA
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Mission Sierra TKD
ITF INSTRUCTORS



Samuel Lewis 4th DAN a member of ITF-USA one of the five Member Organizations of the Contigious North America Continent a part of North American and Caribbeans Continential Federation.  He is one of 655 Certified 4th - 9th Degree Black Belt Instructors from the Contigious North American Countries  USA & Canada.  ITF International is located on all Six Continents:  North American, Central and South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Oceania.


Mission Sierra TKD

4th Degree Black Belt Mr. Samuel Lewis Senior Instructor 
ITF has inspired Sam to take a more serious road in Martial Arts than he has previously achieved. He is strives to be an honorable instructor, who puts the values of Taekwon-do above recognition and achievements. 

Sam's primary focus has been specializing in Weapons, Patterns, and Self Defense Board Breaking and Sparring.  Mr. Lewis has found that traditional Taekwon-Do with its consistency in specialized movements is best for overall discipline in a Martial Art school instruction programs.  His own achievements has made him a very dedicated ITF Taekwon-Do Instructor which include earning over 250 trophies, and medals.


Sam LEWIS


TKD Certifications
1999   ATA  White Belt
2001  ATA  1st Degree Black Belt  
2003 ATA  California State Champion -    Patterns     Top Ten           1st Place  
2003 ATA  California State Champion -    Sparring     Top Ten           1st Place  
2003 ATA  California State Champion -    Weapons    Top Ten           1st Place  
2003 ATA  World Championship -               Weapons    Top Ten            Gold
2003 ATA  World Championship -               Patterns     Top Ten
2004 ATA  California State Champion -    Patterns     Top Ten            1st Place  
2004 ATA  California  State Champion-    Sparring     Top Ten            3rd Place  
2004 ATA  California State Champion -    Weapons    Top Ten            1st Place  
2004 ATA  World Championship -               Patterns      Top Ten            Silver
2004 ATA  World Championship -               Sparring      Top Ten
2004 ATA  World Championship -               Weapons     Top Ten            Bronze
2004 ATA  2nd Degree Black Belt 
2005 ATA  California State Champion      Patterns     Top Ten            2nd Place  
2005 ATA  California State Champion      Weapons    Top Ten            2nd Place  
2006 ATA  California State Champion      Weapons    Top Ten            3rd Place  
2010  ITF    Grand Master Seminar ITF-USA
2010  ITF    Nationals In San Jose, CA
2010  ITF    Started Mission Sierra TKD School in San Jose, CA
2010  ITF    2nd Degree Black Belt from ITF-USA
2011   ITF    Grand Master Seminar ITF-USA
2011   ITF    3rd Degree Black Belt
2011   ITF    IIC Instructor Course Nashville, Tennessee USA
2012  ITF    World Cup England
2012  ITF    Umpire Course ITF
2012  ITF    Umpire Course ITF-USA
2012  ITF    Nationals In Hartford CT.
2013  ITF    Closed to the public Mission Sierra TKD
2013  ITF    World Championship Benidorm, Spain
2014  ITF    Started  Club Sport ITF-USA Taekwon-Do Fremont, CA USA
2014  ITF    Ist Northern California ITF Tournament, Fremont, CA USA
2014  ITF    IIC Instructor Course San Francisco California USA
2014  ITF    Grand Master Seminar  ITF-USA
2014  ITF    4th Degee Black Belt
2014  ITF    Started Club Sport ITF-USA Taekwon-Do Pleasanton.
2015  ITF    IIC Instructor Course Las Vegas, Nevada USA





ITF  3rd Degree Ms Catherine Lewis

Catherine Lewis our sister who over the past 14 years has demonstrated some remarkable talent in her performance winning over 300 trophys and medals in ATA and ITF tournments Around the World. Catherine was given the previledge to train with two other talented young women one in ATA by the name of Alexa Rodriges, and the second was Vivian Lee now a 4th Degree black belt in ITF.  Below are three picture two from Wellington New Zealand 2011 World Championship where she won the Bronze Medal, and the second in Brighton England where she won the Silver both events in ITF Patterns against some formidable competitors.  In December of 2013, Catherine after these eventful 14 years has hung up her ATA and ITF uniforms and retired from Taekwon-Do.










 





Below is a list of Major events out of over 150 tournaments that Catherine had enterd.
2000 ATA  Began Color Belt Training.
2002 ATA  1st Degree Black Belt  
2004 ATA  California State Champion -           Patterns     Top Ten           2nd Place  
2004 ATA  California State Champion -           Sparring     Top Ten           1st Place  
2004 ATA  California State Champion -           Weapons    Top Ten           1st Place  
2004 ATA  World Championship -                      Weapons    Top Ten         
2005 ATA  California State Champion -           Patterns     Top Ten            1st Place  
2005 ATA  California  State Champion-           Sparring     Top Ten            1st Place  
2005 ATA  California State Champion -           Weapons    Top Ten            1st Place  
2005 ATA  World Championship -                      Patterns      Top Ten            Bronze
2005 ATA  World Championship -                      Weapons     Top Ten            Gold
2005 ATA  2nd Degree Black Belt 
2006 ATA  California State Champion             Patterns      Top Ten           2nd Place
2006 ATA  California State Champion             Sparring      Top Ten           2nd Place  
2006 ATA  California State Champion             Weapons     Top Ten           2nd Place
2006 ATA  World Championship                        Pattens        Top Ten
2006 ATA  World Championship -                      Sparring      Top Ten           
2006 ATA  World Championship -                      Weapons     Top Ten       
2007 ATA  California State Champion -            Weapons     Top Ten           2nd Place 
2007 ATA  World Championship                         Weapons     Top Ten
2010 ITF    Masters Seminar
2010 ITF    Nationals In San Jose, CA
2010 ITF    Started Mission Sierra TKD School in San Jose, CA
2010 ITF    2nd Degree Black Belt
2010 ITF    Placed at Nationals
2011  ITF    World Championship  New ZealandPatterns  Juniors              Bronze
2011  ITF    World Championship New Zealand  Team Patterns Juniors
2011  ITF    World Championship New Zealand  Sparring Juniors
2011  ITF    World Championship New Zealand  Team Sparring Juniors
2011  ITF    World Championship New Zealand  Breaking Juniors
2011  ITF    Grand Master Seminar ITF-USA
2011  ITF    3rd Degree Black Belt
2011  ITF    IIC Instructor Course Tennessee
2012 ITF    World Cup England  Brighton     Patterns Senior                        Silver
2012 ITF    Umpire Course ITF-USA
2013 ITF    Closed to the public Mission Sierra TKD




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ITF 2rd Degee Black Belt Sarah Lewis

Second Degree Black Belt Sarah Lewis is the very second Lewis sybling who spend a number of years perfecting both Patterns and Weapons, and becoming one of the First Martial Artist in ATA to Place First in Weapons five years in succession. Her competition in both ATA and ITF were great teachers, and enabled her to become an Artist in many things in her love for life.  Sarah however, retired from Taekwon-Do in 2012 leaving her brother Samuel and sister Catherine to Maintain Mission Sierra Taekown-Do.



The certifications of Sarah Lewis ITF/ATA 2nd Degree Black Belt
2002 ATA  1st Degree Black Belt  
2003 ATA  World Championship -               Weapons     Top Ten           
2004 ATA  California State Champion -    Patterns      Top Ten            1st Place
2004 ATA  California State Champion -    Sparring      Top Ten            3rd Place  
2004 ATA  California State Champion -    Weapons     Top Ten           1st Place  
2004 ATA  World Championship -               Weapons     Top Ten            Gold
2005 ATA  California  State Champion-    Patterns      Top Ten            2nd Place
2005 ATA  California  State Champion-    Sparring      Top Ten            3rd Place  
2005 ATA  California  State Champion-    Weapons     Top Ten            1st Place
2005 ATA  World Championship -               Patterns      Top Ten            Bronze
2005 ATA  World Championship -               Weapons     Top Ten            Silver
2004 ATA  2nd Degree Black Belt 
2006 ATA  California State Champion     Pattens       Top Ten             2nd Place
2006 ATA  California State Champion     Weapons    Top Ten             1st Place
2006 ATA  World Championship -              Patterns     Top Ten       
2006 ATA  World Championship -              Weapons    Top Ten
2007 ATA  California State Champion      Weapons    Top Ten            1st Place 
2010 ITF   Masters Seminar
2010 ITF  Nationals In San Jose, CA
2010 ITF  Started Mission Sierra TKD School in San Jose, CA
2010 ITF  2nd Degree Black Belt
2010 ITF  Placed at Nationals
2011  ITF  World Championship Photographer
2012 ITF  Retired from Taekwon-Do




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