Olney Students Compete in Carmi
CARMI, Ill. — Local students from Olney Taekwondo Center (OTC), 233 E. Main St. across from Arcadia Cinemas, competed here Nov. 8 at the Southern Illinois Inter-school Tournament.
Local students placing in forms competition: Evan Irvin, 2nd place in the intermediate age 9-10 division; Leah Bruns, 2nd place in the beginner age 9-13 division; Silas Bruns, 2nd place in the beginner age 6-7 division; Memphis Litaker, 2nd place in the pre-TKD age 4-6 division; and Cylas Dickerson, 3rd place in the pre-TKD age 4-6 division.
Local students placing in sparring competition: Kyle Rennier, 3rd place in the advanced age 9-11 division; Evan Irvin, 3rd place in the intermediate age 9-10 division; and Sarah Bruns, 3rd place in the beginner age 9-13 division.
In weapons competition, Kyle Rennier received 3rd place in the under 11 division.
In addition, Connor Summers and Anna Bruns received honorable mention.
As Olney’s only dedicated martial arts training facility, OTC strives to provide quality martial arts instruction by blending traditional values with modern training techniques, offering programs in traditional taekwondo, mixed martial arts (MMA), self-defense and KickFit adult cardio. All of OTC’s instructors have met stringent instructor certification requirements and teach a standardized curriculum. OTC is located at 233 E. Main St., across from Arcadia Cinemas, and can be reached at 392-3800 or http://OlneyTKD.com.