2013-03-07 / Sports

Mr Kevin’s Traditional TKD competes in Bismarck tournament



On Sat., Jan. 26, 2013, Mr Kevin’s Traditional Tae Kwon Do of Linton and Ashley took 24 students to Ehrmantraut’s Capital City Tae Kwon Do Championships in Bismarck. Approximately 200 students from North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota and Montana participated in the tournament. Each of Mr Kevin’s students placed in at least one event, with a total of 66 first through fourth placements including a Youth Male Grand Champion trophy earned by James Schumacher of Ashley. Events were Forms (pattern), Weapons, Board Breaking, Sparring and Power Challenge. Above are the Ashley Gym students with Mr Kevin Gassmann, Instructor, standing. In the back row, left to right, are Sara Melom: 4th Forms, 2nd Board Breaking, 1st Sparring and 4th Power Challenge; Christina Kloster: 3rd Pattern, 3rd Board Breaking and 1st Power Challenge; Abby Petersen: 2nd Forms and 1st Sparring; Bryce Goettle: 2nd Forms, 1st Board Breaking and 3rd Sparring; Kebba Beach: 3rd Forms, 4th Sparring and 3rd Power Challenge, and Grant Schneider: 2nd Forms, 2nd Board Breaking and 1st Sparring; front, Colin Goettle: 1st Forms and 4th Board Breaking; Daniel Schumacher: 1st Forms, 3rd Board Breaking, 2nd Sparring and 2nd Power Challenge; James Schumacher: 1st Forms, 1st Board Breaking, 1st Sparring, 1st Power Challenge and Youth Male Grand Champion; Keeda Beach: 1st Forms, 1st Sparring and 4th Power Challenge; Kathryn Schneider: 3rd Forms, 3rd Board Breaking, 2nd Sparring and 1st Power Challenge, and Truman Wood: 3rd Forms and 3rd Board Breaking. Not pictured is Dan Beach: 4th Forms, 1st Sparring and 3rd Power Challenge. On Sat., Jan. 26, 2013, Mr Kevin’s Traditional Tae Kwon Do of Linton and Ashley took 24 students to Ehrmantraut’s Capital City Tae Kwon Do Championships in Bismarck. Approximately 200 students from North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota and Montana participated in the tournament. Each of Mr Kevin’s students placed in at least one event, with a total of 66 first through fourth placements including a Youth Male Grand Champion trophy earned by James Schumacher of Ashley. Events were Forms (pattern), Weapons, Board Breaking, Sparring and Power Challenge. Above are the Ashley Gym students with Mr Kevin Gassmann, Instructor, standing. In the back row, left to right, are Sara Melom: 4th Forms, 2nd Board Breaking, 1st Sparring and 4th Power Challenge; Christina Kloster: 3rd Pattern, 3rd Board Breaking and 1st Power Challenge; Abby Petersen: 2nd Forms and 1st Sparring; Bryce Goettle: 2nd Forms, 1st Board Breaking and 3rd Sparring; Kebba Beach: 3rd Forms, 4th Sparring and 3rd Power Challenge, and Grant Schneider: 2nd Forms, 2nd Board Breaking and 1st Sparring; front, Colin Goettle: 1st Forms and 4th Board Breaking; Daniel Schumacher: 1st Forms, 3rd Board Breaking, 2nd Sparring and 2nd Power Challenge; James Schumacher: 1st Forms, 1st Board Breaking, 1st Sparring, 1st Power Challenge and Youth Male Grand Champion; Keeda Beach: 1st Forms, 1st Sparring and 4th Power Challenge; Kathryn Schneider: 3rd Forms, 3rd Board Breaking, 2nd Sparring and 1st Power Challenge, and Truman Wood: 3rd Forms and 3rd Board Breaking. Not pictured is Dan Beach: 4th Forms, 1st Sparring and 3rd Power Challenge.

Mr. Kevin Gassmann, Instructor, is pictured with James Schumacher, Ashley, winner of the Male Youth Grand Champion Trophy. Mr. Kevin Gassmann, Instructor, is pictured with James Schumacher, Ashley, winner of the Male Youth Grand Champion Trophy.

The Linton Gym Youth include, back row, left to right, Nicole Lawler: 3rd Forms and 2nd Power Challenge; Ian Schemel: 3rd Forms and 3rd Sparring, and Shane MacPherson: 4th Sparring; front, Samantha Lawler: 1st Forms, 3rd Board Breaking, 2nd Sparring and 1st Power Challenge; Gunner Reis: 3rd Forms, 2nd Board Breaking and 4th Sparring, and Cerasi Voigt: 1st Board Breaking, 2nd Weapons and 4th Sparring. Not pictured is Madison Gefroh: 1st Forms. The Linton Gym Youth include, back row, left to right, Nicole Lawler: 3rd Forms and 2nd Power Challenge; Ian Schemel: 3rd Forms and 3rd Sparring, and Shane MacPherson: 4th Sparring; front, Samantha Lawler: 1st Forms, 3rd Board Breaking, 2nd Sparring and 1st Power Challenge; Gunner Reis: 3rd Forms, 2nd Board Breaking and 4th Sparring, and Cerasi Voigt: 1st Board Breaking, 2nd Weapons and 4th Sparring. Not pictured is Madison Gefroh: 1st Forms.

The Linton Gym Adult group includes, left to right, Eric Schall: 4th Board Breaking and 2nd Sparring; Kyle Masset: 1st Forms, 2nd Board Breaking, 3rd Weapons and 2nd Sparring; Garrick Voigt: 2nd Forms, 4th Board Breaking, 4th Sparring and 3rd Power Challenge. The Linton Gym Adult group includes, left to right, Eric Schall: 4th Board Breaking and 2nd Sparring; Kyle Masset: 1st Forms, 2nd Board Breaking, 3rd Weapons and 2nd Sparring; Garrick Voigt: 2nd Forms, 4th Board Breaking, 4th Sparring and 3rd Power Challenge.

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