Houman Mirzaei is a 5th degree Black Belt in Taekwondo. He was awarded the International Coaching Certification in both Forms and Sparring on Sep 2016 from Kukkiwon. Master Mirzaei was a professional Taekwondo player from Iran (Professional Taekwondo players are at the same level in Iran as players in the NFL in the US). He has trained in Taekwondo since the age of 4 and started competition at age 6. He attended his first National Competition at age 12. Houman played for the “League Bartar” in both sparring and forms where he holds National titles. League Bartar is the highest National League in Iran where National and Olympic team members are chosen from. Iran is the only country in the world that has very competitive State and National leagues. Master Mirzaei has been coaching adults and youths in both sparring and forms and his students hold National and International titles. His training in gymnastics for 8 years was a big factor in his ability to perform at a high level in Taekwondo. He also enjoyed training in wrestling and kickboxing in his free time.
Education: Bachelor of Science in computer science
2016 Completion of International Kukkiwon Master Course
2014-present State of NC Master Instructor and coach
2012-2014 State of Mazandaran Poomsae Team Coach
2008-2014 Mirzaei Taekwondo Club Instructor and Coach
2008-2013 Member of “League Bartar” (highest national taekwondo league in Iran)
2009-2013 Ranked in the top 10 of National League “Bartar” Poomsae
2003-2007 Member of “League Bartar” (higest taekwondo national league in Iran) Sparring
2004-2007 Participant of the National Team Camp (qualification for the Olympic team)
2000-2013 Champion of Mazandaran Province in Poomsae
2000-2013 Champion of Mazandaran Province in Sparring
2008 Gold medal team of Poomsae in League 1 of Iran
2007 Gold medal Sparring National Competiton of Iran
2006 Bronze medal Poomsae National Competition of Iran
1998 Gold medal in Sparring Mazandaran Province
1997 Silver medal in Sparring Mazandaran Province
International Coaching Certification (Kukkiwon) in both Forms and Sparring
Coaching (Poomsae, Sparring, Demonstration) of Iran
Attending Certificate of Peace Haunt Ambassador by the World
Taekwondo Federation- The Poomsae camp; Kiorogi course
Houman was trained under Grand Master Alireza Mirzaei (7th dan) since he was a young boy. Grand Master Ali Reza Mirzaei is an International Referee and International Coach. He was awarded the Best Referee of Iran in 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017. GM Mirzaei has been a Taekwondo instructor and owned his own school for over 35 years.
Houman’s sister, Master Shabnam Mirzaei is also a 5th degree Black Belt in Taekwondo . She is a National Referee and International Coach. He was awarded the Best Referee of Iran in 2015, 2017. She holds National medals and was a member of the National League.
Neshat Mirzaei is a 2nd degree Black Belt in Hapkido and a 2nd degree Black Belt in Taekwondo. Neshat started Ballet at age 6 and continued for 2 years. She enjoyed playing Volleyball for her school in her teen years and it was much later in life when she started her training in Kickboxing. She continued her Cardio Kickboxing training as an instructor for 5 years. Muai Thai Kickboxing became her next challenge. While teaching Kickboxing she started her training in Hapkido and then Taekwondo. She is an Instructor at Elite Fire Taekwondo and serves as the Manager and Marketing Director of Elite Fire Taekwondo. She enjoys meeting new families and talking about her passion in life, Martial Arts.
Education: Bachelor of Science in Textile Product Design, with concentration in Apparel Desing.
Minor in Marketing.