7th Degree Black Belt
Master Hal Lipscombe, 7th Degree Black Belt, started teaching Taekwon-Do in Port Coquitlam, B.C. in 1985 and when promoted to 1st. Degree Black Belt in 1988 Master. Lipscombe formed Pacific Rim Institute of Taekwon-Do and started teaching through Port Coquitlam Parks and Recreation Department. Master Lipscombe has attended eleven International Instructor Seminars, four of which were conducted by the late General Choi Hong Hi, (the Father of Taekwon-Do and the President of the International Taekwon-Do Federation) and the balance led by the ITF Technical Committee. Master Lipscombe is a former President of the ITF of B.C. and a certified class A referee. Master Lipscombe's goal is to build a more peaceful world by teaching Taekwon-Do.