Tony Lewis began his martial arts training in January 1991. He earned his 1st degree Black Belt under Troy Eden in August, 1993 and received his 5th Degree Black Belt June 4, 2005. Mr. Lewis currently trains with Grandmaster Robert Hardin and Mr. Louie Aregis (6th Degree Black Belt). Mr. Lewis also holds a 3rd degree black belt in Hapkido with Master Chris Garland. Mr. Lewis is the owner and chief instructor of Dickson Taekwondo, which he purchased in January of 1995. In 1997 he built a new facility and added a sand filled volleyball court in 1999 for extra curricular activities. In 2007 he added another work out area and expanded the dressing rooms and waiting area.
Mr. Lewis was a designer at Southern Gage from which he resigned to become a full time instructor. He is married with three children. He is a past member of the Lions Club and the Child Advocacy Board. Mr. Lewis is a graduate of the Dickson County Chamber of Commerce Leadership Program and is past president of the Leadership Dickson County Alumni Association. He is also a member and vice president of the High Noon Rotary club. He enjoys fishing and hunting.
Owner and Chief Instructor of Dickson Taekwondo
6th Degree Black Belt (November 2010)
Certified Instructor - Level I (May 1997) & Level II (May 2007)
2005 Tournament Director for the Choong Sil Taekwondo Federation
2009 Master Level Referee
Choong Sil Taekwondo Federation Instructor of the Year 2011, 2003, 2002, & 1996
2008 CTF School of the Year
2004 & 2008 CTF National Champion - Men’s 3rd-5th Degree (ages 35 & up) Division
2004 CTF Male Competitor of the Year
2001 CTF Realization award
2004 & 2001 USTL Sparring Champion
May 1995 CTF Men’s Grand Champion
Broke & Set and Rebroke & Reset Record of sending most competitors to a CTF Tournament
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