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WASHINGTON OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP
October 28th, 2017
This was a great event for our athletes. Today we had four athletes compete under the direction of Coach Jadae. All of our athletes, Sean, Gabe, Kait-Linh and Rish all performed well and brought home the gold in their divisions! Way to Go Everyone!
TRAINING WITH NTA TAEKWONDO, GARETH BROWN, PAUL GREEN AND SPECIAL GUEST ATHLETE, JADE JONES
October 27th - October 29th
A phenomenal opportunity for our athletes to work for elite coaches and athletes from the UK.
WASHINGTON STATE GOVERNOR'S CUP
First tournament of the year was a great way for NWBBA to get started. We had a lot of great performances for our athletes and for some of our athletes it was their first tournament and they handled themselves like champions! Way to go NWBBA!!! Here is to a great 2017/2018 season.
Gold/Gold - Kait-Linh
Gold - Fergus, Ellie, Montana, Kiersten, Kylee
Silver - Sean, Gabe, Lina, Mia, Victor, Rish
Bronze - Jake
TRAINING WITH MASTER SHIN WOOK LIM
September 16th - 17th, 2017
Today was a fantastic opportunity for our students to learn from Master Lim, Canadian Olympic Coach and Olympic athlete Master Ivette Gonda. Our athletes had the opportunity to take a break from the physical training and spend time learning, training the brain. The following day our athletes laced up their shoes and went thru a training with some of their peers from the Washington United Taekwondo group!
PAN AM CHAMPIONSHIPS AND COSTA RICA OPEN
August 28th - 31st and September 1st thru 3rd.
Ellie, Bilal and Jadae traveled to Costa Rica to attend San Jose Costa Rica to compete at the Pan Am Championship and also the Costa Rica Open.
Ellie and Jadae fought well but did not have the opportunity to see the medal rounds.
Bilal fought well and walked away as the Pan Am Champion in his weight division and he also took gold at the Costa Rica Open.
Way to go NWBBA!
INCHEON, KOREA TRAINING
July 18th - August 3rd
Our team had the privilege of traveling to Incheon, Korea with H-PAC to train for just over two and a half weeks with teams such as HPAC and the Korean team.
USAT NATIONALS 2017 -
June 29th - July 6th, 2017
2017 Nationals in Detroit was a fantastic way for our team to wind down the 2016 - 2017 competition season for NWBBA. Four of our athletes, trekked out to Detroit with Master Joe.
Ellie Bezanson, captured the National Champion for the Junior Fin Division! Congratulations to Ellie and we look forward to upcoming year.
2017 AAU NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
July 3rd - July 8th, 2017
2017 AAU Nationals in Fort Lauderdale Floriad was a fantastic showing for our team.
Aragorn Clemente, captured the National Championship as a Cadet - Congrats Gorn! 2017 and 2018 will be a fantastic year to watch Gorn.
We also had many medal winners. Ty Wheaton, took gold as a cadet. Kiana Yoshimura took Silver, Sungho Park and Ellie Whitworth took bronze. We are extremely proud of our entire team and their efforts and look forward to next year!
2017 and 2018 are right around the corner and NWBBA is ready for competition season to start.
AAU QUALIFIERS 2017
May 13th, 2017
AAU Qualifiers held in Lynnwood this year proved to be a fun and exciting time to watch all of the athletes of Washington compete and qualify to attend the AAU National Championship. There were many highlights from the tournament and we are excited for all of our athletes this July!