Archive for October, 2011

Halloween Party 2011

Published by MasterLai on October 30th, 2011

The Academy was transformed for a Halloween Dance Party!

Costume contest winners.

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Congratulations on the California Open!

Published by MasterLai on October 26th, 2011

On October 22, 2011 over 1,200 competitors competed at the 2011 California Open Taekwondo Championship at the Home Depot Center in Carson, CA. We had 22 students representing our Academy of which they brought home 13 Gold, 11 Silver and 9 Bronze medals in the poomsae and kyroogi events. Congratulations to all the students and thanks to the parents and supporters. Special thanks to all coaches: Sr. Master Perry Okimoto, Instructor: Rodney Viloria, Emmy Naeole, Brendan Viloria, and Assistant Jenae Javier. Also to Sr. Master Ron Cabebe, who conducted an outstanding announcement job for the entire tournament. Sr. Master Danny Gonzalez, Referee Chairman, and Instructor Alan Mayeda, referee for the tournament. Here are the results:

Name Events Poomsae Kyoroogi
George Orduno Poomse/Kyoroogi Gold Silver
Casey Cuyugan Poomse/Kyoroogi Bronze Silver
Jerie Mae M Ibale Poomse/Kyoroogi Gold Gold
Christopher Mario Correia Poomse/Kyoroogi Silver Bronze
Vincent Paul Rodriguez Dela Cruz Poomse/Kyoroogi Bronze Silver
Margott Fellisse Rodriguez Dela Cruz Poomse/Kyoroogi Silver Bronze
Estelle Vargas Zamora Poomse/Kyoroogi Gold Gold
Almaida Camat Terrado Poomse/Kyoroogi Bronze Silver
Nikolas A. Caver Kyoroogi ~ Silver
Brendan Joseph Viloria Kyoroogi ~ Silver
Minerva Jessica Zamora Poomse/Kyoroogi Bronze Gold
Chrystoffer Hakim Joshua Bumacas Abad Poomse/Kyoroogi Gold Silver
Joshua Bryan Ballesteros Mojica Poomse/Kyoroogi Gold Gold
Cximone Kriz Bumacas Abad Kyoroogi ~ Bronze
Gabriel Miguel Nunez Ungab Poomse/Kyoroogi Bronze Silver
Erika Jane Buenaventura Gonzales Poomse Gold ~
Elijah Buenaventura Gonzales Poomse Gold ~
Joshua Cabebe Kyoroogi ~ Gold
Kymberlee Cabebe Poomse Gold ~
Tristen Stone Gomez Kyoroogi ~ Gold
Dylan Cabrera Kyoroogi ~ Silver
Josh Almario Kyoroogi ~ Bronze

October Birthdays of the Month Movie Night

Published by MasterLai on October 15th, 2011

Happy Birthdays to Alexander Morales, Andre Echave, Brendan Viloria, Christopher Corriea, Josh Almario, Michael Reid, Tristen Gomez, and Vanessa Morales!

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Jimmy Kim TKD Championship

Published by MasterLai on October 3rd, 2011

Congratulations to our students who have competed in the 22nd Annual Jimmy Kim Invitational Taekwondo Championship at the Pyramid CSU-Long Beach. Especially for two of our students, Blaze Villalon and Jenae Javier, who were competing in the Black Belt division for the 1st time. We are all so proud of all of you and please keep it up and get ready for one last tournament of the year, the California Open on October 22.
Thank you for your hard work and we look forward to seeing you in the ring again at the Home Depot Center.

Sincerely, Grandmaster Lai

FIRST NAME LAST NAME Poomsae Kyoroogi
Angelyn Bernardo Bronze Bronze
Blaze Villalon N/A Bronze
Casey Cuyugan Silver Bronze
Christian Urayenza Bronze Silver
Christopher Almozara Silver Gold
Elijah Gonzales Silver Bronze
Erika Gonzales Gold Gold
Gabriel Ungab Silver Gold
George Orduno Bronze Bronze
Jenae Javier N/A Bronze
Jerie Mae Ibale Gold Gold
Joshua Mojica Gold Gold
Samuel Urayenza Gold Bronze
Tristen Gomez N/A Bronze
Yvete Espiritu Silver Gold