Master Lesley Allen

Mrs Allen started training in 1995 after spending two years on the sidelines supporting and watching other family members, and now instructs the classes at Chatteris & also along with her husband at Cambridge & Impington.

Mrs Allen is a pharmacy dispenser and keen amateur photographer, whose other main interest, after her family and home is also Tang Soo Do. Mrs Allen attained her Cho Dan (1st Dan) in 1999, E Dan (2nd Dan) in 2002, Sam Dan (3rd Dan) in 2006, and Sah Dan (4th Dan) in 2014. Mrs Allen received her Masterís belt in August 2015 at the European Championships in Nottingham. Mrs Allen is a member of the GB Championship Committee, helping to organise the GB Competitions. Since becoming an E Dan, Mrs Allen has been studying the Hyungs and Il Soo Sik Dae Ryun with a special interest in the hidden techniques within the Hyungs. Mrs Allen is also a life member of the World Ki Gong Club and has learnt the techniques to be able to teach Ki Gong classes. She is also learning Yoga and Tai Chi to be able to bring a different concept to the classes and wrote her thesis on the use of Yoga poses in our Tang Soo Do warmup.