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3rd Degree Black Belt



Rank: 3rd Degree Black Belt

Date Started Taekwon-Do:  May 2012

Birthday: December 19, 1971

What type of pets do you have and what are their names: Dog - Kannik

What did you want to be when you grow up: a teacher or forensic chemist
Favorite part of class:
The friendships that I have developed with my fellow students




Where were you born: Spokane, Washington
What countries/states have you lived in: Missouri, Nebraska, Wyoming & Hungary
What sports/hobbies do you have other than Taekwon-Do: Biking, skating, running and dog training
What is your favorite food: Blackberries
What would like others to know about you: I have a fabulous daughter and son who are the light of my life


3rd Degree, USTF-3-1537, Nov 2019, Sr. Master Todd, Bellevue, Nebraska

2nd Degree Black Belt, USTF-2-3230, November 2017, Sr. Master Todd, Bellevue, Nebraska


1st Degree Black Belt, USTF-1-11214, September 2015, Sr. Master Todd, Bellevue, Nebraska



USTF Class C Instructor, Number 1085, February 2016


USTF Class C Referee, March 2015

USTF Class B Referee, March 2018


USTF Breaking Seminar, October 2017


2019 Hours - 16 - USTF Technical Course - CO

                                     - USTF Referee Seminar - NE                         

2018 Hours - 8:  USTF Referee Course - MO


2017 Hours - 8: USTF Breaking Seminar - MO



1. Why did you start Taekwon-Do: My daughter and I started together to learn more about self defense.
2. What made you interested enough to join: When my son and husband had already been training for two years, my daughter and I decided to see if we would enjoy training also.  That was three years ago. 
3. What did you think being a black belt meant before you started training: Being really tough and being able to always defend myself.
4. What do you think being a black belt means now: 
A long term pursuit to increase one's physicial fitness, mental acuity, and self control while learning tactics in self defense.


5. What changed your opinion: More experience in Taekwon-Do.
6. What was your goal when you started Taekwon-Do: To try out a new activity with my family.
7. What is your goal now: To continue to learn more about Taekwon-Do and continue to be active.

3rd dan testing - 1 tile punch

November 2019



3rd dan testing - 4 board side piercing kick

November 2019

2nd dan testing - 1 tile punch



2nd dan testing - 3 board side piercing kick


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