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Tae Kwon Do

Club Officers 2014-15

President: Ryan Michael Nillo
Vice-President: Shiny Choi
Treasurer: Scott Jamieson
Safety Officer: Ryan Michael Nillo 

Winter 2015 Competition Schedule

To be announced... 

Winter 2014 Practice Schedule

Practices are held Tuesdays from 6:30 to 8:30 PM at the Cowling Gym, Wednesdays 6:30 to 8:00 at the Rec Center, Thursdays 5:15 to 6:45 PM at the Cowling Gym, and Saturdays 1:00 to 2:30 PM at the Rec Center.

Home School: Kim's Tae Kwon Do Center

Rules and Regulations

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About the Tae Kwon Do Club

The Tae Kwon Do club engages in the rigorous practice of this ancient Korean martial art through our affiliation with Grandmaster Il K. Kim's Tae Kwon Do Center in Fridley, MN. We welcome all levels, and will provide instruction in both the physical and mental/philosophical aspects of Tae Kwon Do. In the coming years, we hope to develop a demonstration team, as well as compete in more tournaments.

We compete in open tournaments through our affiliation with Kim's Tae Kwon Do Center. In past years, we have competed in several tournaments in the Midwest region, and have done quite well, which is quite an accomplishment for a club our size.

2014-2015 Roster

Jordan Aron
Arnav Bajaj
Raelynne Benjamin
Zachery Brokaw
Yang Chen
Ziyu Fan
Scott Jamieson
Hansen Li
Jinxuan (Linda) Li
Chue Lor
Leah Meltzer
Galen Moller
Bradley-Anne Naing
Walter Pugil
Zayn Saifullah
Duo Tao
Jacob Viessemanl
Juan Tovar Montanez
Ying Zhang
Vivian McNaughton
Prassida Khadka
Arielle Zuaro
Ben Byun
TJ Lynch
Lyn Mappy
Trixie Dao
Collin Lau
Paula Matlin
Shiny Choi
Ryan Nillo
Alex Crews
Lauren Azuma
Natalie Sturd
Madilyn Emenheiser
Gaston Lopez
Peter Sang
Natalie Whitsett
Molly Ross
Ka Thao
Jeanne Moua
Chielon Yang
Thomas Hiura
Vicky Wu
Ivy Wu
Huiji Ying

Club History

CONGRATULATIONS to Kyle Leichter ('12), Biz Silverstein ('11) and Kelly Soderstrom ('11) for their silver, silver and two golds respectively in the ANDY WALLEN MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT.

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Tournament Summary: The 2008 Andy Wallen Memorial Tournament

On November 8th, Kyler Leicher '12, Biz Silverstein '11 and Kelly Soderstrom '11 competed in the Andy Wallen Memorial Taekwondo Tournament in Osseo, Minnesota. The tournament was a great success for Carleton's Taekwondo team, which brought two gold and two silver medals. Kyle earned a silver medal for sparring in the men's black belt heavyweight division. Biz, competing in her first ever taekwondo tournament, brought home a silver for sparring in the women's yellow belt bantam weight division. Kelly won gold medals in both women's black belt forms and in the women's black belt heavyweight division for sparing.

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