By Toni Wiley
Special to The Standard
The story began when three veterans, after serving in Korea, opened the first tae kwon do school in the Kentuckiana area, in Jeffersonville.
Dennis Wiley had been a sickly, asthmatic kid whose doctor had recommended him taking martial arts because of the benefits the breathing exercises would provide. Forty-nine years later, Master Dennis Wiley of Y-Lee’s School of Martial Arts was recognized by the EMAC, a national martial arts association, with a Lifetime Achievement Award.