About Master Kalpana

Master Kalpana has over 25 years of Taekwondo Martial Arts training and over 20 years experience teaching Martial Arts to students of all ages. Master Kalpana is a 5th Degree Black Belt and she is a certified International Master from World Taekwondo Headquarters and certified National Referee Kyorugi (Sparring) and a certified National Referee Poomsae (Form).
Master Kalpana was a National Team member in Nepal from 1998 to 2006 and Six time National Champion. In 1999 she began working as a professional taekwondo Instructor in Nepal until she moved with her family to the United States and started working as a Taekwondo Master at HK Lee Academy of Taekwondo in Northern Virginia from 2010 to 2014.

Currently, Master Kalpana is Program Director and Master Instructor at Everest World Class Taekwondo Academy. She is also recognized as one of the best Taekwondo Martial Arts competitors, Coach and Referee as well.


  • Taekwondo  5th Dan Black Belt from World Taekwondo Headquarters.
  • Certified International Master Instructor (# 3614060) – (Kukkiwon) World Taekwondo Headquarters.
  • Certified National Taekwondo Referee.
  • Taekwondo Master Instructor in HK Lee Academy of Taekwondo in Virginia, USA, since 2010 -2014.
  • Taekwondo Instructor in New Horizon School in NEPAL since 1999 to 2004.


  • Former National Team member of Nepal since 1998 – 2006
  • 2009 US Open Taekwondo Championships, Las Vegas, USA, 2009
  • Silver Medalist, 7th International Open Friendship Taekwondo Championship, Portland, USA, 2008
  • Gold Medalist, 2nd Korean Ambassador National Taekwondo Championships, Nepal, 2006
  • Gold Medalist, 1st International Friendship Taekwondo Championships, Nepal, 2000
  • National Civil Golden Award Winner, 2006, from the Speaker of House of Nepal
  • 6 times National Champion in Taekwondo Martial Arts, 1998 – 2006​​