Henry Thome – a sweet friend and a fierce martial artist!

Henry Thome is a hard working martial artist who possesses incredible perseverance and maturity. Henry started his practice at the age of 5 as a Mighty Tiger, and has since graduated through the beginner class and is now in a leadership position in the intermediate class. Henry demonstrates an abundance of personal strength and internal motivation, qualities that contribute to his excellence as a Tae Kwon Do student. Henry has worked diligently to progress in several technical areas, such as stances and chambers. His efforts have paid off with continuous and steady improvement! Henry’s joyful attitude is contagious – he is quick to connect with teachers and peers and he pays attention to the needs of others – always ready to lend a helping hand. Henry is frequently volunteers his time as an assistant in the Mighty Tigers class, giving back where he first began his practice! It is a pleasure to have Henry as a student here at Asheville Sun Soo and we are grateful for his friendly, happy demeanor and for his resilient attitude!
Henry ThomeHow old are you?

What is your rank?
“Green belt.”

Where do you go to school?
“I am in Kindergarten at Carolina Day School.”

Why do you practice?
“To get some exercise, because it’s fun, and I like to hang out with instructors.”

How long have you been practicing?
“A little over a year and a half.”

What do you enjoy most about your practice so far?
“The forms, the one-steps and especially meditation.”

What are some of your other hobbies or interests?
“I enjoy drawing, cooking, and legos.”

What is something people at Tae Kwon Do probably don’t know about you?
“I had a bone marrow transplant at age 1…5 years ago!”

What is your favorite Tae Kwon Do moment?
“When I won the 1st place (gold) medal at the tournament doing my form.”