McDonald’s Canada People Pride Segment

I have been working at McDonald’s for a few years, and they have also been so generous as to have sponsored me for two of my World Championships. About a month and a half ago, I was contacted to be part of a McDonald’s Canada People Pride segment for their annual Conferences. A select group … Read more

Breast Cancer Awareness Month-Believe Day

October is breast cancer awareness month! Come out on October 24th to Rockland’s new gym, VC gym to celebrate “Believe Day with 3 Time World Champion Kayla Maduk! Together, we can all make a difference! Breast cancer awareness month isn’t only about spreading the word and raising money, but a month to unite and celebrate life, … Read more

High Impact Speaking Showcase

This month, I am taking the tools I’ve learned from what it takes to win at the ITF Taekwon-Do World Championship and applying them to improving a new skill…  Key Note Speaking! I wouldn’t have been able to win 7 World Championship medals without a clear goal, years of training, dedication, learning from experts and passion for what I was doing. I approach everyday … Read more

Back at it!

I realize that I haven’t written a blog in quite some time and I apologize for that. I have been really busy working 2 jobs while taking a summer university Accounting class as well. I haven’t even had the chance to train at all this summer. Although it’s been a refreshing break to focus on other things,  there … Read more

ITF TKD World Championships 2015 Jesolo Italy

To be honest will you, this is probably my most difficult blog to write thus far. Yesterday, I got back from a trip of a life time. I was in Italy competing at my third World Championships but this was my first time in the age 18-34 adult division. I ended up placing 3rd in … Read more

My TKD Training in California

It fascinates me what opportunities we get in life.  As I sit in the airport waiting for my connecting flight home from an amazing training week in California, I am so thankful for everything that TKD has given to me.  When I first started 16 years ago I never anticipated that it would allow me to travel … Read more

Release of Promotional Material from CP Business Solutions

I am extremely excited to be working with Catherine Priestman Founder and CEO CP Business Solutions and launching my new marketing material! I met Cathy last Summer at the Edge TKD Colour Belt Classic tournament.  We immediately clicked and I loved her enthusiasm and positive energy.  She does all the promotional material for the Edge TKD and I was amazed by … Read more

TKD Seminar with Master Suarez and Master Downey

Wow, what an incredible training weekend!  We were extremely privileged to be training in the presence of these two incredible Masters.  Master Suarez from Queens, NYC and Master Downey from Newfoundland were our special guests. Friday night Master Suarez led us through our patterns.  Since there were so many students in the seminar it was so helpful to … Read more

My Biggest Fan

I have been extremely lucky to have had grandparents so present throughout my life. A couple weeks ago, I lost my last grandparent and biggest fan, my grandpa. We had an extremely special bond. We both shared a passion for many of the same things such as music, sports, leadership camps, coaching, teaching, and the … Read more