About the Instructors...


Lisa Skvarla

Instructor Lisa Skvarla

3rd Dan Black Belt - LMA West Seattle, 2009
2nd Dan Black Belt - LMA West Seattle, 2004
1st Dan Black Belt - LMA West Seattle, 1994
1st Place Regional Cardio Kickboxing Championship - 2002
Voted #1 Kickboxing Instructor in West Seattle - 2001
Certified Kickboxing, Personal Trainer & Fitness Specialist
Corporate Fitness Trainer
Member - American Women's Self Defense Association
(AWSDA ) 2004
Professional Actress & Stunt Woman

Joe Skvarla

Instructor Joe Skvarla P.E.

1st Dan Black Belt -  LMA West Seattle, 1995
2nd Dan Black Belt - LMA West Seattle,  2001
3rd Dan Black Belt - LMA West Seattle,  2005
10 years experience teaching Tae Kwon Do and Hap Ki Do
1st & 2nd Place Medals - Regional Sparring and Forms Tournaments
Studied under Grandmaster Tae S. Lee since 1989

Instructors Joe & Lisa have two children:  Kathryn is a 1st Dan Black belt and Stephen is a red belt. 
Joe is also a licensed Professional Engineer by day.

Tae Kwon Do | Self Defense | Aerobic Kickboxing