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Skelton Taekwondo competes

Friday, February 10, 2006

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(Kneeling) Seth Harrison and Nathan Brown. (1st Row) Morgan Brown, Elijah Stinson, Emily Stinson, Aaron Bruce, Aaron McKinney, Allison Herrick and Taylor King. (2nd Row) Ronald Newbury, Brett Warren, Taylor Buis, Kane Thomas and Gabrielle Christie. (3rd Row) Dr. Dennis Skelton, Patrick Herrick, Nicole Richardson and Tom McKinney Jr.

Submitted Reports

On Saturday, January 28 over 1,100 competitors from across Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky gathered at the Evansville Auditorium & Convention Center in Evansville, IN to compete in the River City Rampage ATA Regional Taekwondo Championships. The ATA, American Taekwondo Association, offers many programs ranging from basic martial arts, to self-defense, to esteem and life skill building. Brazil's local Taekwondo Academy, Skelton's Taekwondo, sent 19 members, who earned 31 trophies in Sparring, Weapons, Form and One Step Sparring. They competed in the Tiny Tiger, Pee Wee, Kid, Junior and Adult Divisions. The participants and their placement were:

Dr. Dennis Skelton -- 5th Degree Black Belt & Certified Instructor: 1st Sparring, 2nd Weapons

Tom McKinney, Sr. -- 4th Degree Black Belt & Certified Instructor: 3rd Form, 3rd Sparring

Tom McKinney, Jr. -- 4th Degree Black Belt & Certified Instructor: 3rd Form, 3rd Sparring, 2nd Weapons

Ronald Newbury -- 4th Degree Black Belt & Certified Instructor: 1st Sparring

Brett Warren -- Brown Belt: 2nd Sparring, 2nd Weapons

Taylor Buis -- Brown Belt: 4th Form

Aaron Bruce -- Blue Belt: 3rd Form, 1st Sparring

Nathan Brown -- Purple Belt: 4th Form, 4th Weapons

Morgan Brown -- Green Belt: 2nd Form, 2nd Weapons

Patrick Herrick -- Green Belt: 2nd Form

Elijah Stinson -- Green Belt: 4th Form

Emily Stinson -- Green Belt: 3rd Form, 3rd Sparring

Kane Thomas -- Green Belt: 4th Form

Seth Harrison -- Camouflage Belt: 4th Form

Allison Herrick -- Camouflage Belt: 2nd Form, 1st Sparring

Nicole Richardson -- Camouflage Belt: 3rd Sparring, 1st Weapons

Gabrielle Christie -- Yellow Belt: 4th Form

Aaron McKinney -- Yellow Belt: 1st Form, 1st Weapons

Taylor King -- Orange Belt: 2nd Form, 3rd One Step Sparring



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