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



Samuel Lewis 5th 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 Taekwon-Do

5th 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 in his past.


Sam LEWIS

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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  
2008 ATA   Retired From ATA
2010  ITF    Grand Master Seminar ITF-USA
2010  ITF    Nationals In San Jose, CA
2010  ITF    OPENED  Mission Sierra Taekwon-Do 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 Brighton, England
2012 ITF    Umpire Course ITF
2012 ITF    Umpire Course ITF-USA
2012 ITF    Nationals In Hartford, CT
2013 ITF    CLOSED Mission Sierra Taekwon-Do San Jose, CA
2013 ITF    All Three Lewis'sInstructors @ Mighty Fist Taekwon-Do San Jose, CA
2013 ITF    WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP Benidorm, Spain
2014 ITF    OPENED  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 CA USA
2014 ITF    Grand Master Seminar  ITF-USA
2014 ITF    4th Degee Black Belt
2014  ITF    OPENED  Club Sport ITF-USA Taekwon-Do Pleasanton, CA
2015  ITF    IIC Instructor Course Las Vegas, Nevada USA
2015 ITF    2nd Northern California ITF Tournament, Fremont, CA 
2015 ITF    Club Sport ITF-USA Mini Tournament, Fremont, CA
2016 ITF     Club Sport ITF-USA Mini Tournament,Fremont, CA
2016  ITF    CLOSED Club Sport ITF-USA Taekwon-Do Pleasanton, CA
2017  ITF    ITF-USA Nationals San Jose, CA 
2017 ITF    Club Sport ITF-USA Taekwon-Do Mini Tournament, Fremont, CA
2017  ITF    CLOSED Club Sport ITF-USA Taekwon-Do Fremont, CA
2017  ITF    OPENED  Mission Sierra Taekwon-Do Fremont, CA
2018 ITF    Mission Sierra Taekwon-Do Mini Tournament,Fremont, CA
2018  ITF    5th Degree Black Belt





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
2008 ATA  Retired from ATA
2010 ITF    Grand Masters Seminar
2010 ITF    Nationals In San Jose, CA
2010 ITF    OPENED Mission Sierra TKD School in San Jose, CA
2010 ITF    2nd Degree Black Belt
2010 ITF    Placed at Nationals
2011  ITF    World Championship Wellington, New Zealand Patterns  Jrs Bronze
2011  ITF    World Championship Wellington, New Zealand Team Patterns Juniors
2011  ITF    World Championship Wellington, New Zealand  Sparring Juniors
2011  ITF    World Championship Wellington, New Zealand Team Sparring Juniors
2011  ITF    World Championship Wellington, New Zealand  Breaking Juniors
2011  ITF    Grand Master Seminar ITF-USA
2011  ITF    3rd Degree Black Belt
2011  ITF    IIC Instructor Course Nashville, Tennessee
2012 ITF    World Cup Brighton, England                  Patterns Senior          Silver
2012 ITF    Umpire Course ITF-USA
2013 ITF    CLOSEDMission Sierra TKD San Jose, CA
2013 ITF    Retired From ITF-USA




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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 
2008 ATA  Retired From ATA
2010 ITF   Grand Masters Seminar
2010 ITF   Nationals In San Jose, CA
2010 ITF   OPENED Mission Sierra Taekown-Do San Jose, CA
2010 ITF   2nd Degree Black Belt
2010 ITF   Nationals San Jose, CA
2011  ITF  World Championship Photographer Wellington, New Zealand
2012 ITF   Retired from Taekwon-Do




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