Lily Quick Graves started studying Lotus under Ajarn Precha Mahachanavong, the founder of Lotus, at the Mahachanavong School of Lotus Self-Defense in Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand when she lived there.  Lily is a Thai national and often helps Lotus students with translation of Thai words and customs.

Lily earned her black belt from the founder.  She later married Chuck Quick, also a Lotus black belt, and the two of them moved to Spokane, Washington where they opened a Lotus school called Washington Self-Defense School.  Chuck Quick passed away in 1990.

Lily is the head instructor of the Lotus school in Salem, Oregon.

This picture shows Lily executing a sidekick.

This picture shows Lily executing a roundhouse kick at the Spokane, Washington dojo.

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