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USMA Taekwondo competed with fighting spirit at the United ITF National Championships this weekend, bringing home 19 medals, with 13 of our students set to represent Australia at next year's World Titles in London. Melbourne-based Master Spiridon Cariotis (7th Dan) travelled to Queensland with a team of 14 students participating in the tournament held in East Brisbane on Saturday. In the lead up to the event – which drew scores of competitors, coaches, officials and spectator
It was an intense six-hour examination but we're happy to report that everyone passed their grading. On behalf of Master S. Cariotis (7th Dan), congratulations to our graduates (Two 3rd Dans, four 2nd Dans, one First Dan and one 1st Gup) and a big thanks to everyone who came along to show support. Here are some highlights of the day ... Student Oath I shall observe the tenets of Taekwondo I shall respect the instructor and seniors I shall never misuse Taekwondo I shall be a c
We have had limited access to the internet, and our key photographers and video people are still travelling, but the news is that the Australian team was very successful in Rome. The highlight was the success of the Australian junior male and female teams. Both teams won silver medals in team sparring, and faced Argentina in the final. Luke Ravlic, Alec Kumar and Hashira Weerawardena fought in the junior male team, while Quniton Le and Ashley Ravlic won silver medals in indiv
Anglesea 2014 was undoubtedly USMA Taekwondo’s best annual summer training camp yet! Between January 9-13, Taekwondo students, and club supporters who came along, participated in a vigorous workout regime. More than 50 people took part in the event which involved four days of 6am wake-ups and intensive training sessions at Anglesea beach. The early classes may have tested characters but turned out to be an excellent way for everyone to get back into fitness mode after a festi