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Team Yoo 2000


2000 Maryland State Open

2000 Maryland State Open
February 27, 2000, Essex Community College; Baltimore, MD

  • Joanna Solis and Mara Perscheid represent Yoo's Authentic Martial Arts by becoming Grand Champions!

2000 Virginia State Open

2000 Virginia State Open
March 25, 2000,Lee High School; Springfield, VA

  • Joanna Solis (not pictured) and Jaclyn Solis represented Yoo's Authentic Martial Arts by taking Grand Champion trophies.

2000 US National Capital Open

2000 US National Capital Open
April 8, Herndon High School; Herndon, VA

Of the six Grand Champion Regional awards presented at the US National Capital Open, Yoo's Authentic Martial Arts students took home five Grand Champion trophies! Congratulations to our winners. They received a combined 72 Gold, 6 Silver, and 11 Bronze medals.

  • Joanna Solis (not pictured) and Jaclyn Solis represented Yoo's Authentic Martial Arts by taking Grand Champion trophies.
  • Elvis Sharpe (Grand Champion, Men's Black Belt Sparring Champion)
  • Lory Dance (Grand Champion, Women's Black Belt Sparring Champion)
  • Mara Perscheid (Grand Champion, Pee Wee Black Belt Sparring Champion)

2000 Virginia State Junior Olympics

2000 Virginia State Junior Olympics
June 3, Lee High School; Springfield, VA
Black Belt

Yoo's students received 38 gold, 24 silver, and 8 bronze medals in both sparring and forms competition.

2000 U.S. National Junior Olympics

2000 U.S. National Junior Olympics
July 10-15, Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center; San Antonio, TX

  • Joy Yoo (Gold Medal in Forms, Gold Medal in Sparring)
  • Joanna Solis (Gold Medal in Forms, Silver Medal in Sparring)
  • Michael Jones (Silver Medal in Sparring)
  • Mara Perscheid (Gold Medail in Sparring, Silver Medal in Forms)
  • Hoon Kang (Silver Medal, Forms)
  • All our medalists placed in the black belt competition.

2000 Virginia State TKD Championship

2000 Virginia State TKD Championship
Thomas Lee High School; Springfield, VA

Yoo's Authentic Martial Arts has five State Champions!

  • Sena Yoon (Women's Flyweight Champion)
  • JLisa Spaingler (Women's Bantamweight Champion)
  • Joanna Solis (Women's Featherweight Champion)
  • Lory Dance (Women's Welterweight Champion)
  • Michael Jones (Men's Finweight Champion)

2000 Kick Cancer out of the World Championship

2000 Kick Cancer out of the World Championship
October 7, Leesburg, VA

  • Hoon Kang (Grand Champion, Men's Black Belt, Forms)
  • Jung Bin Lee (Grand Champion, Women's Black Belt, Sparring)(Grand Champion, Women's Black Belt, Forms)
  • Alex Lee (Grand Champion, Under 12 Black Belt, Sparring)

2000 U.S. National TKD Scholarship Championship

2000 U.S. National TKD Scholarship Championship
September 23, Woodbridge, VA

Of the seven Grand Championship Regional Awards presented at the U.S. National TKD Scholarship championships, Yoo's students took home six of the Grand Champion trophies.

  • Yuvani Balanta (Grand Champion, Men's Black Belt Sparring)
  • Joanna Solis (Grand Champion, Women's Black Belt Sparring)
  • Sena Yoon (Grand Champion, All around Black Belt Form; Grand Champion, age 14-17; Black Belt Sparring, Female)
  • Michael Jones (Grand Champion, Age 14-17 Black Belt, Sparring, Male)
  • Jung Bun Lee (Grand Champion, Under 13 Black Belt, Sparring, Female)