Lanre Lawanson was born in Lagos, Nigeria, in 1964. He has been studying Tae Kwon Do for over 40 years. He studied under Grand Master Chang Seo Park, an 8th Dan Black Belt, who guided him to train in Korea for a Kukkiwon Instructor Certificate. For over 32 years, Coach Lanre has owned and operated the Chang’s Martial Arts & Fitness Studio, now known as “ATTACK Taekwondo” in the Wicker Park/Bucktown and the Ukrainian village area. His Tae kwon Do school has produced many state and national champions. Five of his students have also started successful Tae Kwon Do schools, in three countries: Mexico, Argentina, and the USA. He has graduated over 100+ Black Belt students to date, including children and adults. Coach Lanre life purpose is to SERVE, TEACH and empower others to shoot for greatness in all they do, rather than settle for good (average)!