Why Taekwondo is Good for You

There are many reasons why people like taekwondo, for many the reasons, are unique and personal. Taekwondo is a form of Korean martial art. It is more than just punching and kicking, and offers several other benefits for the mind and the body.

Dr Tae Yun Kim (3)

Benefits for the Mind

Taekwondo is a great way to help the mind. You can learn to control your mind and use your energy more effectively. Whether it’s walking, running or doing some other activity that requires complicated body movements, Taekwondo helps bring control to the body through the mind. When the mind is clear, focus and confidence will develop and will help in maintaining a healthy body. The strength and clarity of mind that comes with Taekwondo goes beyond the sport and helps in the day to day life.

Physical Fitness

Taekwondo is a sport that involves using the body and pushing it to great extents. The techniques and moves require training and when regularly practiced will help in maintaining an athletic body. The byproduct of taekwondo by itself has become a reason many people want to start learning taekwondo. The various physical activities of taekwondo include; aerobic, anaerobic, strength training and stretching.

Self Defense

The main benefit of Taekwondo for many people is self-defense. There are several techniques that are taught in Taekwondo to neutralize and disable an attacker. Most exercises and moves include blocking drills, sparring, blocking and striking. Taekwondo is one of the popular self-defense techniques.
Tae Yun Kim is an experienced martial art expert. From an early age, she started practicing taekwondo and has reached “Great grandmaster” status. She is also an accomplished author and has written several books.

Tae Yun Kim is an experienced martial art expert. From an early age, she started practicing taekwondo and has reached “Great grandmaster” status. She is also an accomplished author and has written several books.


Real-Time Contamination Monitoring Systems, as offered by Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions, a company founded by Dr. Tae Yun Kim

With the ever increasing danger of contamination, several companies are using real-time contamination systems at their facilities. These systems allow clients to sustain high product yields by monitoring any conditions that could have an adverse effect on products. Some of the most popular contamination monitoring systems include Airborne Particle Counts, Liquid Particle Counts, and Gas Monitoring.

ApexR5 Remote Particle Counter

The ApexR5 Remote Particle Counter is one of the popular contamination monitoring systems. The equipment has an increased range of specifications and can record data with the highest accuracy. With its new design, the ApexR5 is compatible with all decontamination processes and meets the stringent requirements of today’s latest technological industries. The ApexR5 delivers real-time uninterrupted data, with unparalleled performance, reliability, and accuracy.

ScanAir Pro System

The ScanAir Pro System is a reliable and efficient particle counter system. It is light and perfect for scanning and testing fiberglass and PTFE for leaks. The instrument includes a scanning probe with a touchscreen, including a handy particle counter. The ScanAir Pro System can be used to test PTFE and HEPA media filters and scan filter media for any leaks.

Real-time contaminations monitoring systems are very important and are used in several high-end electronic companies across the world. Tae Yun Kim is the founder and CEO of Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions, a leading manufacturer of high-end contamination monitoring systems. She is a well-respected member of the California business community and is a popular keynote speaker at many seminars and conferences.

Tae Yun Kim – Achievements at Lighthouse

Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions is run by its energetic founder and CEO Tae Yun Kim. Kim is a remarkable woman with a long history of success in this industry. In the fall of 2014, Kim invited many VIPs and guests to a Chamber of Commerce Mixer and Ribbon Cutting at the Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions headquarters in Fremont California. The event was attended by Fremont Mayor Bill Harrison, who participated in a ribbon cutting event that was attended by various chamber members and members of the public. A great big party ensued inside with lots of food and beverages and there may as well have been some people dancing because the environment was quite festive. They were celebrating Kim’s message of HE CAN DO, SHE CAN DO, WHY NOT ME that she shared with the attendees. This was followed by an electric demonstration of her Jung Suwon Martial Arts team that she has coached in the ancient art of Tae Kwon Do. In this demonstration, the athletes demonstrated that the power is in us, and it is our personal choice what we do in our lives.

Kim leads this dynamic team of industry professionals in an industry that addresses the ecological dangers of hazardous materials by delivering the highest quality products that are designed to contain, measure and detect their presence in the environment and in the handling of these materials. Lighthouse has been in business since 1982 and has witnessed many changes in the industry. They lead the charge on delivering the best products to the businesses they partner with as a supplier.

Tae Yun Kim – Martial Arts Training

Tae Yun Kim is always up for some martial arts training. She is a high level, accomplished martial artistwho teaches students how to tap their inner Ki energy and unleash the power that everyone possesses. She was the first woman ever to achieve Great Grandmaster status in Tae Kwon Do. She started her martial arts journey as a young girl, growing up in South Korea. There she was taught at the young age of seven years, the ancient skill and mastery of Tae Kwon Do by her uncle, a master of the art himself. The practice of this ancient martial arts was banned for women for over 5,000 years, but that wasn’t enough to hold Kim back. Not only did she learn this once forbidden art, she became the first female to achieve the Grandmaster status.   Tae Yun Kim has been exposed to tae kwon do her whole life. Her uncle had taught it to her when she was young, only after years of her begging him. Women were kept from training inthe Martial Arts for almost 5,000 years, and she was the very first to earn Great Grandmaster status in the art form.

Tae Yun Kim

Tae Yun Kim

Tae Yun Kim Do in its current form has roots in ancient practices but it has evolved over the years, incorporating several different styles of martial arts that existed in Korea over thousands of years and some martial arts styles from other countries that surround the country. At its heart, Tae Kwon Do is described by many as one of the most efficient martial arts. It features abrupt linear power movements and numerous flowing, circular patterns and combines them with powerful kicking techniques.

Today, Kim is a renowned teacher of this art, but she also a successful CEO, author, speaker and businesswoman. There is little surprise that which such and achievement that requires discipline and strength that she has succeeded on this level.

Tae Yun Kim Thanks God and America for Success

Tae Yun Kim is a well-known personality on so many platforms. She is the Founder and CEO of Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions, a company that specializes in contamination monitoring products and services and is the top developer of its field. She is a Great Grandmaster Martial Artist, who owns and operates her own gym for tae kwon do. She is a public personality who has made many guest appearances on TV as well as spoken at a number of events. And throughout all of this, she has also found the time to publish several self-help books, all of which are performing well in the book market.

With all of this incredible success, Tae Yun Kim has much to be grateful for, and she credits it all to God and country. She was born in South Korea, where she was surrounded by men who either knew or were destined to learn tae kwon do, however as a woman she was not allowed to participate in training with any of them. She always wanted to do exactly so, and decided she would not let gender roles get in her way. Now she is a Great Grandmaster martial artist who has her own studio in Fremont, CA.

Tae Yun Kim is proud to have moved to America, as she feels it is truly the land of opportunity. Her ability to succeed in the things she is most passionate about has much to do with the fact that she embraced them in a region of the world where women’s rights have progressed rapidly. And most importantly, she thanks God for gifting her with such talent and opportunity.

Tae Yun Kim Creates Efficient Work Environment at LWS

Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions has been in operation since 1982, and is the world’s leading developer and supplier of contamination monitoring systems. Such success could have not been celebrated without the vision and expertise of the company’s charismatic leader, Tae Yun Kim. As Founder and Chief Executive Officer, she has created a productive work environment through treating her employees as family and forming a team of the most talented professionals in the industry who display their passion through their groundbreaking inventions.

At Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions, employees are referred to as “family team members” because Tae Yun Kim believes one of the main secrets behind running a successful business is through creating and maintaining a sense of togetherness at the workplace. Communication and camaraderie are encouraged on the job, as it stimulates the mind of the employee and gets he or she talking about the very things that employees at other companies might fail to mention while being confined to their personal spaces. Constant dialogue encourages not only the creation of new thoughts and ideas, but gives them an outlet to be communicated and perhaps serve to better the company.

Furthermore, all of Tae Yun Kim’s family team members feel taken care of while hard at work. LWS employees enjoy great pay and benefits that make them feel valued and appreciated. This allows them to perform better in their jobs without being distracted by worries regarding issues outside of the workplace. LWS pampers their employees in and out of the working environment, allowing them the room to be creative and overall better at their jobs.

Tae Yun Kim and LWS Break New Ground

Headed by Founder and Chief Executive Officer Tae Yun Kim, Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions created the first-ever 25 nanometer liquid particle counter. First released in 2011, the NanoCount25+ has enabled users to set particle detection to four different channel sizes: 25 nm, 50 nm, 75 nm, and 100 nm.

As the worldwide leader in contamination monitoring and particle counting solutions, Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions is proud to say that their technology has repeatedly raised the bar amongst their competitors. And it shows with their ability to create products that exceed the expectations all the time. When released, the NanoCount25+ offered the lowest particle detection limit of its time, allowing workers in the most sensitive operations to feel confident and safe as they perform their duties.

The NanoCount 25+ has a concentration limit of 200,000 particles per milliliter, making it perfect for monitoring the concentration of particles in high purity environments. It can be used for many purposes including but not limited to: process qualification, water monitoring, filtration efficiency and more in semiconductor and similar manufacturing environments.

Not only are the NanoCount 25+’s abilities impressive enough, but the consistency and simple operation of the product reflects the durability and user-friendliness that LWS products have become known for. It integrates easily with other monitoring systems and is also fast and simple to use as a stand-alone device. It has analog outputs, Ethernet, and RS-485 MODBUS communication protocol. It’s built-in color display gives users easy-to-read data that is delivers in an aesthetically pleasing manner.

To this day, The NanoCount 25+ is one of LWS’ proudest creations, and is a reflection of Tae Yun Kim’s vision and her incredibly talented team.