After hard training, these students of Kootenay Christian Tae Kwon Do of Castlegar were kicking up the competition at the spring regional tournament, held at St. Joseph’s school in Nelson, June 1.
Competitors had opportunities to show their stuff in poomse (patterns), sparring, weapons, breaking (boards) and musical form (poomse set to music).
Training takes place in the gym, at New Life Assembly.
Pictured, back row (L to R) Gordon Kavaloff – assistant instructor; Laurie Snowden (bronze – poomse); Casey Russell (silver – poomse); Jenny Dimock (silver – poomse); Marilynn Farnham – instructor
Front row (L to R) Jerika Perepolkin; Lucas Russell; Liam Smith (Bronze sparring & Poomse); Sam Walters (bronze – sparring and poomse; Caleb Kavaloff (silver – poomse and weapons – bow staff, gold – poomse).
Seated front: Shana Kavaloff (Gold/Trophy – Musical Form).