Thank you to all of the athletes and instructors who supported an outstanding National Team Fundraising Seminar in Cambridge, MA on Feb. 8! Led by national team coaches Dan Chuang and David Turgeon, there were over 50 participants, including 10 current and former US National/US Collegiate National team members. Great work and check out https://poomsae-usa.com/upcoming-events/ for other seminar opportunities!
Registration closes in 4 days (Feb. 10) for the seminar on March 12-16 and spots are filling up quickly! Don’t miss your chance to train with national team coaches at the Olympic Training Center.
With the help of generous donors, the US National Poomsae Staff raised over $18,000 in cash and materials for the 2014 US National Poomsae Team! In particular, $10,764 in cash and $7,637 of in kind donations were received. Thank you to everyone who contributed!
The cash donations will go directly to the team members to pay for their team expenses, and increases the amount of up-front team fees that they are refunded.
The fundraising report is available on our Donate page.
Click below to read the report:
2014 US National Poomsae Team Fundraising Report v5.
USA Taekwondo has posted information on how to register for the Canada Open, in particular how to register for a WTF Global Athlete License.
Wow – due to overwhelming response, the Cambridge National Team Seminar on Feb. 8 is now closed! Please check out the upcoming events page for other training opportunities, and we will try hold another one soon in the area!
USA National Team Coach Dan Chuang put together this report detailing US players’ results at the US Open. Congratulations to all players on their many successes this year!
USA Taekwondo is offering a Poomsae Development Camp from March 12-16 at the United States Olympic Training Center, led by USA National Team Head Coach Dan Chuang and US National Team Coach Barbara Brand. In addition to several poomsae training sessions, the camp will include other topics such as strength training, sports psychology and nutrition with the Olympic Training Center staff. You can sign up at this link on the USA Taekwondo site through Hangastar. Athletes 12 and up, black belts and red belts can participate. Don’t miss this amazing chance to improve your skills at the legendary Olympic Training Center with national team coaches and the Olympic Training Center staff. Cost of $499 includes training, lodging and meals. Registration closes on Feb. 10, 2015 so reserve your spot now!
March 12, 2015 Thursday
8pm- Welcome Meeting and Orientation
March 13-15, 2015 Friday-Sunday
Training sessions and seminars with National Team Coaches and Olympic Training Center Staff
March 16, 2015 Monday
Several magazines recently featured our national team members Elva Adams, Russ Johnson and Kelsey Ha!
UFC Magazine: Kicking it in Orlando
A National Team Poomsae Seminar is announced for March 7, 2015 in Bethesda, MD (just north of Washington, DC)! It will be lead by National Team Head Coach Dan Chuang. You can register at http://usapoomsae-bethesda.eventbrite.com.