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Tournament Observations

One of the parents who was at the USA Nationals commented that the forms competition doesn’t seem to be about athleticism or skill level; it seems to be about smoothly rehearsed and performed movements, even if less dynamic and less powerful. This observation is fairly…


USA Nationals Tournament

We took a group of 20 students to the USA Nationals Tournament in Centralia, WA this past weekend. On Saturday 3 students competed in sparring (junior black belt and mens intermediate). Sunday was the big day, with 19 competitors entered in forms, weapons and sparring….