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November 2012

Daniel and Drew Thayer promoted in Taekwondo

CORALVILLE, IA. -- Brothers Daniel and Drew Thayer were promoted in Taekwondo Saturday after meeting all requirements as judged by the Masters of Kang's Martial Arts Academy.

Daniel-drew-promotionDaniel Thayer, 16, was promoted to a Third Degree Blackbelt.  Drew Thayer, 12, was promoted to a Second Degree Blackbelt.  Both are pictured right, getting congratulated after testing.

In a blackbelt promotion testing, students are evaluated on a variety of board breaks, endurance, forms, general knowledge of Taekwondo, as well as a full contact sparring match against 3-4 other students simulating a gang-style attack.  

Specializing in Taekwondo and Kum Do Martial arts training, Kang’s Academy is located at 2421 James St. in Coralville.  Situated across from the Coral Ridge Mall and close to IHop, Kang’s is open from 4:45pm into the evening hours Monday through Thursday.  A second school is located in Marion.  For more information check out the Kang’s Martial Arts website at or call 319-338-2264.