Taekwondo championships held in Dededo
by Dave Delgado
Guam - Master Noly's 2013 Guam National Taekwondo Poomse Championships were held at the Micronesia Mall. The event was a forms tournament between students of the same group level. The tournament gave those who competed a chance to show case their skills in a friendly, family atmosphere. There were 94 students competing in the tournament. Winners of each match up were awarded medals. Judges were looking for correctness of form, technical superiority, energy, focus, rythm and overall presentation. The youngest competitor was 6 years old and the oldest was 40. Julian Dorian of Universal Taekwondo received the gold medal for senior's black belt division for ages 18 and above, while Jed Caluag took gold for the junior's black belt division for ages 14-17.