Monday
May182015

SWANSON'S TAEKWONDO 2015 TOURNAMENT RESULTS

Master's Jason and Nicole Swanson, along with the students of Swanson's Taekwondo hosted their annual Mid-America Tournament Alliance event on Saturday, May 9, 2015 in Lincoln, NE. As usual, it was a tremendous event with a large number of Black Belts competing for MTA points along with a lot of talented Colored Belts.

Taekwondo America--Omaha, NE. brought some of our own Colored and Black Belts to the competition and we are pleased to say, ALL PERFORMED TERRIFICALLY! The results of their efforts...

Keegan Dorsey - 2nd Place in Forms & 1st Place in Sparring
Ben Storm - 1st Place in Forms & 2nd Place in Sparring
Ben Kroeger - 1st Place in both Forms & Sparring
Brissa Romero - 1st Place in both Forms & Sparring
Jerry Seaman - 2nd Place in Forms
Andrew Weekley - 3rd Place in Forms & 1st Place in Sparring

GREAT JOB EVERYONE!!

YOU NEVER LOSE...YOU EITHER WIN OR LEARN!

Monday
May182015

MAY, 2015 TEST RESULTS

The end of the school year is near and our young students must focus on finals, concerts and a variety of school programs. We still had seventeen students who managed to be ready for rank testing during the week ending 5/8/15 highlighted by the introduction of a new 1st Degree Black Belt Decided. The results of the testing...

PROMOTED TO YELLOW BELT
Joey Benak
William Bailey
Daniel Smith

PROMOTED TO ORANGE BELT
Jack Campbell
Keegan Dorsey

PROMOTED TO GREEN BELT
Emma Rhode
Ava Rhode
Morgan Beckley
Katelyn Bauer

PROMOTED TO PURPLE BELT
Stefano Anzalone
Gianni Anzalone

PROMOTED TO RED BELT
Gabriel Shavlik

PROMOTED TO BROWN BELT
Ben Storm
Anna Seaman
Kami Lichtas

PROMOTED TO 1st DEGREE BLACK BELT DECIDED
Haley Hatcher-Storm

PROMOTED TO 2nd DEGREE BLACK BELT RECOMMENDED
Jerry Seaman

CONGRATULATIONS EVERYONE!!!

Monday
May182015

2015 TAEKWONDO AMERICA SPRING TOURNAMENT RESULTS

Saturday, March 21st, the first full day of Spring, was the perfect time to host the 13th Annual Taekwondo America Spring Tournament. It was the third installment of the Mid-America Tournament Alliance for the year. Students from throughout the region met at Bellevue West High School in Bellevue, NE for the event.

Taekwondo America - Omaha, NE had 36 competitors enter the tournament, 12 for the first time and 2 from the University of Nebraska - Lincoln Taekwondo Club. We are proud to say that everyone did an amazing job. The results of their efforts...

Joey Benak - 3rd Place in Sparring
Logan Jones - 2nd Place in Forms
Finn Kinart - 3rd Place in Sparring
Keegan Dorsey - 3rd Place in Sparring
Jack Campbell - 2nd Place in Forms
Emma Rhode - 1st Place in Forms & 2nd Place in Sparring
Ava Rhode - 1st Place in Forms & 2nd Place in Sparring
Morgan Beckley - 1st Place in Forms & 2nd Place in Sparring
R.J. Eggley - 3rd Place in Forms
Alex Inclan - 3rd Place in Sparring
Katelyn Bauer - 1st Place in Sparring
Hayden Bauer - 2nd Place in Forms & 3rd Place in Sparring
Carson Hopkins - 3rd Place in Forms & 1st Place in Sparring
Atulya Lohani - 1st Place in Sparring
Lucia Palzer - 3rd Place in Forms & 1st Place in Sparring
Augie Palzer - 3rd Place in both Forms & Sparring
Stefano Anzalone - 3rd Place in Forms
Gianni Anzalone - 3rd Place in Forms
Derek Lasaitis - 2nd Place in Forms
Dylan Lasaitis - 3rd Place in Forms & 2nd Place in Sparring
Anthony Drake - 1st Place in Sparring
Emily Drake - 2nd Place in Forms
Jesse Halac - 3rd Place in Sparring
Seth Halac - 3rd Place in Forms & 1st Place in Sparring
Brandon Parker - 3rd Place in both Forms & Sparring
Ben Storm - 1st Place in Forms & 2nd Place in Sparring
Gracie Reida - 2nd Place in Forms & 3rd Place in Sparring
Matt Reida - 3rd Place in Sparring
Holly Martinez - 3rd Place in Sparring
Ben Kroeger - 1st Place in both Forms & Sparring
Nichole Rathburn - 3rd Place in both Forms & Sparring
Anastasia Wilson - 3rd Place in both Forms & Sparring
Brissa Romero - 1st Place in both Forms & Sparring
Jerry Seaman - 2nd Place in both Forms & Sparring
Brian Stewart - 3rd Place in Forms & 2nd Place in Sparring
Alexandria Barone (UN-L) - 3rd Place in Forms
Nick Barone (UN-L) - 3rd Place in both Forms & Sparring
Drew Weekley - 1st Place in both Forms & Sparring

Mr. Weekley also competed in and won the Men's Black Belt Grand Champion Sparring competition.

GREAT JOB EVERYONE!!!

Monday
May182015

MARCH, 2015 TEST RESULTS

The week ending March 6, 2015 was a great week for testing! We had a good group of eager, well prepared students, broken boards and a new 1st Degree Decided Black Belt when we were finished.

Introducing those people who will receive their promotions the next time we see them...

PROMOTED TO YELLOW BELT
Keegan Dorsey
Titus Casebeer
Hannah Casebeer

PROMOTED TO ORANGE BELT
Morgan Beckley
Emma Rhode
Ava Rhode
Katelyn Bauer
Alex Inclan

PROMOTED TO GREEN BELT
Hayden Bauer

PROMOTED TO BLUE BELT
Lucia Palzer
Augie Palzer
Isaiah Bickerstaff

PROMOTED TO RED BELT
Brandon Parker

PROMOTED TO BROWN BELT
Matt Reida

PROMOTED TO 1st DEGREE BLACK BELT DECIDED
Ian Wear

CONGRATULATIONS TO EVERYONE!!!