Ottawa School Regional Track and Field Meet

Today I went to the  Regional Track and Field Meet.  I only competed in the Shot Put event.  There were about 30 girls in my division.  Everyone gets three throws and then the 8 girls with the furthest seach get one more throw for the finals.  I won first place. Right after the meet I … Read more

Master Lan Visits Ottawa from Germany to Give Seminar

I don’t even know how to begin or explain what a great few days this has been.  My TKD instructor Mr. LeGrow invited Master Lan (8th degree) to visit from Germany to host a two day seminar.  He is their National Coach and has an amazing track record of developing World Champions. Right after playing … Read more

National Capital All-Star Classic

Last night was the All-Star game at Algonquin College. It was so weird because I have competed in that gym several times for Taekwon-Do but it was a new experience for me to be there for a basketball game. The gym actually looked smaller without all the sparring rings.  When I walked in, I saw … Read more


The last two weeks were all about basketball.  My school team won in the Board Semi-Finals and then lost in the Board Finals.  It was our first loss of the whole season so we were still pleased with our success.  My Grandpa was asked to sit on the players bench for the last game since … Read more

TKD Seminar in Trois-Rivières

Saturday, May 1st I was at an amazing seminar.   It was awesome.   There were over 50 color belts and over 60 black belts men and women up to 5th degree. Mr. Maxime Bujold (4th Dan), Master Pierre Laquerre (8th Dan) and Mr. Steven LeGrow (5th Dan) It all started Saturday morning at  3:00 … Read more

1st Place Regional Basketball Tournament

This was an extremely busy week for sports.  My school basketball team played 6 games and we are still undefeated!  At the Regional Basketball Tournament we won first place which means we play in the Board Semi-Finals May 3rd.  We also had our regular basketball practices after school on top of that.  In soccer we … Read more

TKD Training in Montreal

I went to Montreal this weekend for a soccer tournament but I also wanted to take advantage of training with Mr. Primeau from Samguk TKD in Longueuil.  Mr. Primeau often comes to train in our dojang in Ottawa so it was nice to visit him at his school.  Friday night he worked us very hard … Read more

Honour Role

Last week we received our report cards and at the school assembly I was really proud to earn an Honour Role for having an overall average of a 84% percent.  This was especially hard with all the extra training I’ve been doing.  I also received the Citizenship Award.  It’s great that my Grandpa is so … Read more

55th Birthday of Taekwon-Do

April 11th was the 55th birthday of TKD.  To celebrate, three TKD schools in Ottawa all got together for an intense 2.5 hour training.  Master Kou and Mr. Legrow lead the session for 40 students.  It was like an old family reunion for me since I knew everyone from all the schools and I hadn’t … Read more