Article from: Aurora Beacon News - Local Sports, Sunday, November 1, 2009 www.beaconnewsonline.com
Aurora business owner inducted into Martial Arts Hall Of Fame
Master Kyle Tyson of Tyson's Taekwondo recently was inducted into the Martial Arts World Internationla Hall of Fame in Orlando, Florida. Tyson was honored for his 25 years of achievement in martial arts competition. He holds a Fourth Degree Black Belt in Taekwondo and a First Degree Black Belt in Combat Taekwondo. During his 25 years of competition, Tyson achieved more than 150 victories in various styles of martial arts tournaments. He achieved two gold medals in the Amatuer Athletic Union Taekwondo Olympic Style Full Contact tournaments in 2003 and 2004. During those two years, Tyson recorded a record of 20-0. For 14 years, Tyson has owned and operated Tyson's Taekwondo in Aurora, IL. In his honor, Bob Stewart has named his fight team Team Tyson MMA and has Tyson as the head striking instructor. For eight years, Tyson has run an after-school program that provides transportation for the East and West Aurora school districts. For additional information on Tyson's Taekwondo programs, visit www.tysontkd.cmasdirect.com or call 630-347-6351.