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 while maintaining a calm, friendly and approachable demeanor with her fellow practitioners. Piper is an excellent example of the combination of grace, intelligence and power that serves as an inspiring example to us all. We are honored to have Pyper as part of our Asheville Sun Soo practice and part of our Asheville Sun Soo family.

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What is your occupation?

Why do you practice?
To learn self defense and other important characteristics of life

How long have you been practicing?
1 ½ years

What do you enjoy most about your practice so far?
Getting to know all of the instructors and the people who practice at Asheville Sun Soo.

What are some of your other hobbies, activities, or interests?
Soccer, swimming, me time, family time, and hanging out with my friends.

What is something people at Asheville Sun Soo probably don’t know about you?
My passion used to be gymnastics, but now it’s Tae Kwon Do!

What is your favorite Asheville Sun Soo Tae Kwon Do moment?
Testing for my white-yellow belt, my very first testing ever.

Is there anything else you would like to add?
Tae Kwon Do to me is more than just how to defend your self- it is about how to be kind, patient, and helpful to others. Asheville Sun Soo is truly my family.