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Thank you everyone for your support in attending our 3 USA National Poomsae Team fundraiser seminars in the past couple of weeks. Great appreciation toward our National Team coaching staff (Coaches Jung Jin, Barbara Brand, and Long Nguyen) for volunteering their time to travel to these events to conduct the seminars and raised funding for our National Poomsae Team. Thanks to many of the local National Team members for also coming out to help support the event.
These events would not be possible without our great hosts:
– Grandmaster Jin (Eagles Taekwondo)
– Master Erin Carpenter and Master Ryan Bishop (Farrell’s Martial Arts)
– Master Sean Jung (US Taekwondo Center Monument)
Don’t miss our next fundraiser seminar on June 2nd in Grapevine, Texas (lead by Coaches Barbara Brand and Thu Doolittle). There will also be other local National Team members coming to help as well. Registration is open on https://www.usat.hangastar.com
, and we hope to see you there!
Thank you Master Sloan (Taiga Taekwondo) and Master Sang Mee Ko (World Martial Arts) for hosting 2 successful fundraiser seminars for our U.S. National Poomsae Team on February 24 and March 5. Also, great appreciation goes out to our U.S. National Poomsae Team coaching staff (Coaches David J. Turgeonand Sky Hanul Choi) for volunteering their valuable time to conduct these 2 events.
Over $3,000 was raised at the TaigaTKD seminar, while another $1,500 was raised at the WMATKD seminar!
Don’t forget to check out our next seminar on April 21st in Southern California (registration available on www.usat.hangastar.com).
The National Poomsae Team is pleased to announce that the next National Poomsae Team Seminar of the year will be held at Eagle Taekwondo in Tustin, CA on Saturday, April 21, 2018.
Traditional forms will be taught as well as well as the new Beegak forms, led by National Poomsae Team Associate Coach Jung Hwang Jin. Two special guests will be present as well: GM Lee, director of the Korea National Demonstration Team, and Master Kwang Ho Park, 2x Under 30 Individual World Champion (2014, 2016). More information is available at https://poomsaeusa.wordpress.com/us-national-poomsae-team-seminar-tustin-ca-april-2018 and registration is now open on http://usat.hangastar.com.
With great momentum built for our first 2018 National Poomsae Team fundraiser seminar this weekend, we are pleased to announce our 2nd and 3rd seminar coming up! Don’t miss the opportunities to train with our National Poomsae Team Coaches David J. Turgeon and Barbara Brand.
US National Poomsae Team Fundraising Seminar #2
Feb 24, 2018
Instructor: Coach David J. Turgeon
Featuring: Recognized and New Beegak Poomsae
US National Poomsae Team Fundraising Seminar #3
Mar 4, 2018
US National Poomsae Team Fundraising Seminar
Instructor: Coach Sebastian “Sky” Choi
Featuring: Recognized Poomsae
More information is available at https://poomsae-usa.com/upcoming-events/ and registration are now open on http://usat.hangastar.com.
The National Poomsae Team is pleased to announce that the first National Poomsae Team Seminar of the year will be held at Legacy Martial Arts in Columbia, SC on Sunday, Jan 14, 2018.
Traditional forms will be taught as well as well as the new Beegak forms, led by National Poomsae Team Coach David Turgeon. More information is available at https://poomsae-usa.com/us-national-poomsae-team-seminar-columbia-sc-january-2018/and registration is now open on http://usat.hangastar.com.
Congratulations to the 2017 USA Senior National Team on a fantastic showing at the WT President Cup – a G2/G1 event with 1,600+ athletes, on Oct. 4-5! With an action packed 2 days of competition in both Recognized and Freestyle, Team USA finished first place in the standings with 11 Golds, 6 Silvers, and 1 Bronze.
31 – 40 Female – Jessica Ayres – GOLD
41 – 50 Female – Thoa Nguyen – GOLD
41 – 50 Male – Pok Sun Yang – GOLD
51 – 60 Female – Kristi George – BRONZE
51 – 60 Male – Thang Lam – SILVER
61 – 65 Female – Julie Tregeagle – GOLD
61 – 65 Male – Donald Cottee – SILVER
65+ Female – Erica Linthorst – GOLD
65+ Male – James Harp – SILVER
30+ Pairs – Pok Sun Yang and Thoa Nguyen – GOLD
U30 Female Team – Annie Lamb, Rena Couzzart, Jackielyn Gomez – SILVER
U30 Male Team – Michael Couloucoundis, Sebastian Choi, Princeton Rush – GOLD
30+ Women’s Team – Jessica Ayres, Jessica Fabus, Ly-Huong Ngo – GOLD
30+ Mens Team – Tuong-Huy Nguyen, Anh Nguyen, Justin Wang – SILVER
18+ Female Freestyle Individual – Adalis Munoz – GOLD
18+ Male Freestyle Individual – Edward Jeong – GOLD
18 + Freestyle Pairs – Miyako Yerick and Andrew Hurd- SILVER
18+ Freestyle Team – Kelsey Ha, Cindy Asano, Kody Han, Edward Jeong, Tuong-Long Nguyen, Tuong-Huy Nguyen (sub) – GOLD