Masters and Instructors

Master Jens Hosel BA., CAE.

Master Hosel’s Taekwondo Taekwondo career started almost 40 years ago and he has since developed into one of the most qualified Taekwondo instructors  and coaches in Atlantic Canada. He has experienced Taekwondo at all levels and has represented NL as an athlete, referee and coach. Many Hi-Performance students have been very successful and won numerous medals at provincial,  Atlantic and National levels attesting to his high standard of instruction and coaching.

Summary of Qualifications
  • World Taekwondo / Kukkiwon certified 7th Dan Black Belt
  • Certified Coach, Level 3, Multi-Sport A&B, MED.
  • Nationally trained, evaluated and certified instructor and coach (AI & DC)
  • Taekwondo Canada Coach Learning Facilitator and Evaluator (AI & DC)
  • World Taekwondo Level I international Coach
  • National Poomsae (forms) Referee and Coach
  • National Referee, Level 1
  • Coaches Association of Canada Member
  • NL Taekwondo Hall of Fame (inducted 2009)
  • Certified First Aid / CPR Instructor
  • 30+ years Taekwondo Experience

Ms. Allie Green

Ms. Green has been a part of the HI-Performance Family for many years. She is currently a 4th Dan WT / Kukkiwon black belt and has supplemented her training by competing several coaching courses, including Taekwondo Canada’s Assistant Instructors course, NCCP courses as well as national referee training. Ms. Green is currently enrolled in Memorial University where she is completing her studies in Education and French.

Miss Allie, as she’s affectionately known to everyone, leads our Hi-Performance Kids course on Tuesday and Thursday.

Mr. Stephen Vaughan

Mr. Vaughan is a WT / Kukkiwon 4th Dan black belt who has been training in Taekwondo for 15 years. He has also completed provincial poomsae and referee training. Mr. Vaughan is a graduate of Memorial University’s Business faculty and is continuing his studies in computer programming.

Miss Kirsten Murdey

Miss Murdey comes to Hi-Performance Taekwondo via Perth Australia. She displays a delightful enthusiasm and charming demeanor that she brings to each class. Miss Kirsten assists with many classes, especially the children’s course. She is a WT / Kukkiwon 3rd Dan black belt and provincial Poomsae referee and judge.

Grandmaster Chong Lee
April 19, 1938- July 5, 2017


Hi-Performance Taekwondo is honoured to be a Chong Lee Taekwondo School. Grandmaster Chong Soo Lee, a Kukkiwon certified 10th Dan black belt, is credited for introducing Taekwondo to Canada in 1964. Since then Grandmaster Lee has set the standard for Taekwondo in Canada. He has personally trained hundreds of thousands of students, producing over 200 National champions, Pan Am Champions and World Champions. More than 150 schools world wide don the Chong Lee Crest.
Grandmaster Lee has served as National Coaching Committee Chairperson, Chair of the Long Term Athlete Development Steering Committee as well as Chair of the National Coaching Certification Program for Taekwondo.
Grandmaster Lee passed away July 5, 2017. Just weeks before his passing, Grandmaster Lee still travelled the around the world attending and conducting coaching and technical clinics as well as teaching in his own dojang. He had a passion and desire to grow and develop Taekwondo that simply could not be stopped. He was dearly loved by all who knew him. Through his teaching and his Taekwondo Family world wide, Grandmasters Lee will live forever.
Hi-Performance Taekwondo, its Masters, instructors vow to maintain the Chong Lee tradition and his legacy and to develop Taekwondo in his vision.


Hi-Performance Taekwondo is an officially certified Kukkiwon Member Dojang. In fact, our club was the first in Newfoundland and Labrador to be officially recognized by the World Taekwondo Headquarters, Kukkiwon. All our black belts receive international accreditation and certification. Hi-Performance Taekwondo is also a member of the NLATU and Taekwondo Canada, the Provincial and National sports governing bodies for Taekwondo.