New Heights Fitness was founded June 1, 1991 by Chief Master Instructor R.A. Jipping. After spending 8 years during the 1980's at Hope College, Holland Michigan, it was his desire to offer his training and instructing experience to a wider audience. Especially children and women's self defense
New Heights first home was at 338 W Washington, Zeeland, Michigan. It has remained in this location for the past 29 years
Master Jipping is currently ranked as a 7th Degree Black Belt, Chief Master Instructor through the United States Chung Do Kwan Association. The oldest and largest Tae Kwon Do Association in the US. Headed by the highest ranking female Black Belt in Chung Do Kwan Taekwondo in the world. Senior Grand Master Brenda J. Sell.