Tucson, AZ, United States
David Lader is a Tucson-based martial arts, fitness, and wellness instructor with over twenty five years of experience. He is currently a 5th Dan Master of Chung Do Kwan Tae Kwon Do and has additional training in numerous other styles, including Gung Fu, Aikido, Hapkido, Karate, Judo, Jutitsu, Muay Thai, Tai-Chi, Capoera, Pa Kua, and Hsing-I. David has also studied yoga and Pilates, and he received formal dance training at the Royal Ballet School in London.
Mr. Lader studied Tae Kwon Do under 3rd Degree Black Belt David Warden for four years while at Cornell University. After graduating, he began training directly with Master Hyun Ok Shin at the United Chung Do Kwon Home School in Floral Park, New York. David went on to establish four Tae Kwon Do schools himself throughout New York, Vermont, and Ohio, prior to founding The Dojang in Tucson, Arizona in 1991. It was here that he began branching out and using less conventional teaching methods.