Olney Testing 10/10/2015
Olney Taekwondo Center (OTC), 233 E Main St in Olney, hosted its bimonthly rank testing at the school Oct. 10.
At the event, Cooper Fehrenbacher of Olney successfully tested for the rank of 1st degree black belt.
Colored belt students receiving promotions as a result of this testing were: Tyler Hinkle, Lexi Shepherd and Isaac Zwilling to advanced red belt decided; Evan Irvin to advanced red belt recommended; Trenton Payne to blue belt decided; James Kilduff to blue belt recommended; Mike Stanfield to advanced green belt; Stephani Carl, Samuel Lomas, Ethan Perkins, Austin Seitzinger and Josiah Taylor to green belt; Brock McVaigh and Julia North to advanced yellow belt; and Bentley Gorrell, Bryer Holtschlag, Memphis Litaker and Brad Muentner to yellow belt.
The judging panel consisted of Master Kevin Roberts, 6th degree black belt from Mattoon, Junior Master Nathan W. Wheatley, 5th degree black belt and OTC chief instructor, and OTC 1st degree black belts Kyle Rennier and Connor Summers. All testing panels must include at least two certified instructors.
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) and self-defense. 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://www.olneytkd.com.
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