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Ridgewood Taekwondo Athletes Excel at Big East

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June 7,2017
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Ridgewood NJ, Eighteen Ridgewood Taekwondo athletes faced a major challenge at the Big East Tournament, which drew over 400 competitors from the tri-state area on April 30.  The results were stellar: 23 Gold, 9 Silver, and 4 Bronze.  The Big East Tournament was the final stop in the circuit before the nationals, which will take place on June 28 in Detroit.

Taekwondo All In, an instructional school for the Korean martial art, continues to establish itself as a premier school for the sport.  The school received the “Best School” designation at the New Jersey Tournament several years running.

Youngmin Kim, a Taekwondo master and head instructor noted, “We have an amazing group of kids at Taekwondo All In.  Their dedication and hard work is truly inspirational.  Our goal at the school is to teach our students not only the martial art, but life lessons on grit, focus and hard work, which will benefit them in all aspects of their lives.”

The students and their medals earned are as follows:

Ricardo Edmilao 3 Gold Medals

Jenna Slota, Elliott Yi, Isaac Yi, Audrey Kim, Blake Edmilao, and Emily Kam 2 Gold medals

Lucas Woods, Liam Woods, Tyler Minn, Mason Allum, Kaylin lee, Tony An 1 Gold medal and 1 Silver medal

Dongjun Kim, 1 Gold and 1 Bronze medal

Kate Minn 1 Gold medal

Grace Chi, Elias Chi, Cooper Allum, 1 Silver and 1 Bronze medal

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Ridgewood Taekwondo Athletes Spring Forward

Ridgewood Taekwondo Athletes
April 22,2017
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Ridgewood NJ, With the turn of the new year, the competitive Taekwondo season has started anew.  What has not changed is the impressive showing by the young athletes at Taekwondo All In, a school that teaches the Korean martial art.  In three state championships -Connecticut, Maryland and New Jersey – the Taekwondo All In students earned 36 gold, 11 silver, 8 bronze, 55 in total.  Head Coach Youngmin Kim also earned Best Instructor awards at the New Jersey event.  Moreover, all competing students earned spots to compete at the National Championship to occur in July.

The following nine athletes won medals at the Maryland State Championship on February 25.

Jenna Slota – 2 Gold and 1 Silver medals. Liam Woods – 2 Gold and 1 Bronze medals. Audrey Kim and Emily Kam – 2 Gold medals. Lucas Woods – 1 Gold and 1 Silver medals. Blake Edmilao – 1 Gold and 1 Bronze medals. Kaylin Lee – 1 Gold medal. Elias Chi – 2 Silver medals. Ricardo Merino – 1 Silver and 1 Bronze.

At the New Jersey State Championship on March 26, the following eleven athletes gained medals:

Jenna Slota – 2 Gold and 1 Silver medals. Taelim Eum, Elliott Yi, Isaac Yi, Tyler Minn, Christina Ahn, Emily Kam – 2 Gold medals. Elias Chi – 1 Gold and 1 Silver medals. Kate Minn – 1 Gold medal. David Ahn and Ricardo Merino – 1 Silver and 1 Bronze Medals.

At the Connecticut State Championships on April 1, following eight athletes earned medals:

Jenna Slota – 3 Gold medals. Tyler Minn – 2 Gold medals. Audrey Kim – 1 Gold and 1 Silver medals. Blake Edmilao – 1 Gold and 1 Bronze medals. Liam Woods and Kaylin Lee – 1 Gold medal. Lucas Woods 2 Bronze medals.

The owner and head instructor of Taekwondo All In Youngmin Kim commented, “This a great start to a new year.  Our athletes have trained diligently all winter and it shows in how they performed at the competitions.  I am very proud of all my students.”

Taekwondo All In, located at 33 Chestnut Street in Ridgewood, is a school that dedicates to teaching the Korean Martial Art, an Olympic sport.  The benefit of learning the sport ranges from better physical conditioning to mental strength and discipline.  For additional information, the school can be reached at (201) 857-0445.

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Ridgewood taekwondo athletes feast on Big East

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Twenty-one students from Taekwondo All In of Ridgewood received medals for their performances at the Big East Tournament in Basking Ridge on April 26. FRONT ROW, from left: Akash Patel, Lucas Woods, Edward Wagner and Maya Gugelev. MIDDLE ROW, from left: Arjun Narang, Benjamin Soung, Tej Patel, Audrey Kim and Alexander Han. BACK ROWS, from left: Adrian Golnabi, Jason Ahn, Louise Kim, Julia An, Liam Woods, Jenna Slota, head coach Youngmin Kin, Tony An, Connor Rojas, David Ahn, Kalyan Patel, Abhishek Narang, Colin Fitzgerald and coach Seongki Kim.

Ridgewood taekwondo athletes feast on Big East

JUNE 5, 2015    LAST UPDATED: FRIDAY, JUNE 5, 2015, 12:31 AM
THE RIDGEWOOD NEW

Twenty-one Ridgewood Taekwondo athletes faced a major challenge at the Big East Tournament, which drew over 400 competitors from the tri-state area on April 26. However, the students from Taekwondo All In produced stellar results by claiming 29 gold, 21 silver and five bronze medals.

The Big East Tournament was the final stop in the circuit before the National Championships, which will take place July 4 in Austin, Texas.

“We have an amazing group of kids at Taekwondo All In,” Youngmin Kim, a Taekwondo master and head instructor, said. “Their dedication and hard work is truly inspirational. Our goal at the school is to teach our students not only the martial art, but life lessons on grit, focus and hard work, which will benefit them in all aspects of their lives.”

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