Black belts signify achievement

World Taekwondo Academy students met personal goals last month, earning black belts.

World Taekwondo Academy student Mark Ly holds a wooden board for Kierra Anderson to snap with a turning back kick during the club’s black-belt grading last month.

World Taekwondo Academy student Mark Ly holds a wooden board for Kierra Anderson to snap with a turning back kick during the club’s black-belt grading last month.

World Taekwondo Academy students met personal goals last month, earning black belts.

A press release from the Nanaimo club noted that aside from the their taekwondo skills, Grand Master Young Min Kim’s students have also learned respect, self-discipline and confidence.

Earning black belts or improving their degree of black belts were Tehya Wilson, Kierra Anderson, Kavi Grewal, Sarina de Havelyn, Paul Kim, Victoria Johnson, Colin Tearoe, Ashley Anderson and Sana Khaze.