33rd Young’s Karate Tournament

Congratulations to the Min’s Karate Competition Team and their success at Young’s Karate Tournament.   Competitors gathered from all across the mid-state early Saturday morning at Bellefonte High School in Bellfonte, PA.  Dozens of schools representing martial arts including Tang Soo Do, Taekwondo, Karate, and Kung Fu gathered for this 33rd annual event hosted by Master Lenny Young.

The Min’s Karate Competition Team represented by Coleman Miller, Ella Green, Adam Miller, Jack Miller, Neil Wiest, Gabriel Wiest, Isabelle Wiest, Jaxson Wiest, Gabe Smitz, Liam Mulholland. Lydia Gaskin, and Sara Miller placed in 11 events.

Patiently awaiting their turn to compete in the Advanced 13U Weapons

Patiently awaiting their turn to compete in the Advanced U14 Weapons

Gabby Wiest performs Bong Hyeong 1 Bu which she later wins 3rd in the Advanced 13U division

9 year old Gabby Wiest secures a 3rd place finish in the Advanced U14 Weapons division with her performance in Bong Hyeong 1 Bu.

13 year old Coleman

13 year old Coleman performs Poomsae Koryo for the judges.  His performance secured a 2nd place finish in the Advanced Junior Forms division.

9 year old Isabelle Wiest is awarded 3rd place for her performance of Pyeong Ahn 4 Dan in the Advanced Children division.

9 year old Isabelle Wiest is awarded 3rd place trophy for her performance of Pyeong Ahn 4 Dan in the Advanced Children division.

Lydia Gaskin celebrates with Tournament Director Master Lenny Young after winning 1st in the Handicapable Forms & Weapons division.

Lydia Gaskin celebrates with Tournament Director Master Lenny Young after winning 1st in the Handicapable Forms & Weapons division.

Gabby congratulates Lydia on her

Gabby congratulates Lydia with a big hug.

11 year old Adam Miller

11 year old Adam Miller ridge hand chops a board helping him secure a 1st place finish in the Advanced U14 Breaking division.

Ella Green, 11, side kicks a board

11 year old Ella Green 360 back kicks a board helping her secure a 2nd place finish in the Advanced U14 Breaking division,

7 year old Liam Mulholland jumps over another child and side kicks a board.

6 year old Liam Mulholland jumps over another child and side kicks a board.

10 year old Gabe Smitz jumps over 3 children and side kicks through two 1" boards.

10 year old Gabe Smitz jumps over 3 children and side kicks through two 1″ boards.

Jaxson and Gabe remembering to have fun!

Jaxson and Gabe remembering to have fun!

 

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