Entries by Ms Smith

Student Spotlight – Nicholas Tavernier

How old are you? 10 What is your rank? Red Belt What grade are you in? 4th grade at Atkinson Elementary in Hendersonville, NC Why do you practice? I like doing the kicks, and I feel safer because I know I can defend myself. How long have you been practicing? Almost 2 years. What do […]

Student Spotlight – Matthew Abrams and Erica Carroll

Erica Carroll How old are you? 34 What is your rank? Yellow What is your occupation? I am the owner of a landscape design and maintenance company. Why do you practice? For the strength, focus, skill, and community How long have you been practicing? 4 months What do you enjoy most about your practice so […]

Student Spotlight – Agya and Barfuo Boakye-Boaten

This student spotlight focuses on brothers Agya and Barfuo Boakye-Boaten. How old are you? Agya: 8 Barfuo: 10 What is your rank? Both: Red-Black Belt Where do you go to school? Both: Ira B. Jones Elementary Why do you practice? Agya: It’s fun and I like to learn new skills. Barfuo: It’s exciting and it […]

Student Spotlight – Grey Hallock

Grey Hallock is a 25 year-old Traditional Tae Kwon Do practitioner in our community at Asheville Sun Soo Tae Kwon Do.  An on-the-go-breaking-news producer for local TV station, WLOS, Grey is a high-energy professional.  Grey brings that same high-energy to class where he is a dedicated student and an enthusiastic partner for all.  Though only […]

Student Spotlight – Pyper Keliher

Piper Keliher is an 11 year-old , blue-red belt, Traditional Tae Kwon Do practitioner in our community at Asheville Sun Soo Tae Kwon Do. She is part of a sibling dynamic duo, practicing along with her brother Banyan. Piper is a dedicated student, who consistently demonstrates focus, precision and rigor in her execution of technique […]