James Rohleder, a former student of the UTA school Ahn’s of Anderson, has been selected to be a member of the United States Military Taekwondo Team. Mr. Rohleder is currently attached to the 82nd Airborne Division based in Georgia.
The US Military team will be competing at the CIMA Games in Rio De Janiero, Brazil scheduled for the last week of November 22018. The CIMA Games are an international military event that is held annually.
Please join us in wishing James the best of luck in representing his country!
The UTA Classic Weapons Program continues to grow! We would like to congratulate Mr. Ryan Moll and Master Norman Kim for their recent promotions.
Grandmaster Randolph Smith, Sr., the head of the UTA Classic Weapons program recently promoted Mr. Moll to 3rd Dan and Master Kim to 2nd Dan. Their performances were deemed outstanding, and their dedication and training really showed.
We offer sincere thanks to Grandmaster Smith for his continued guidance and instruction for the UTA Classic Weapons Program. He has been and will continue to be an integral part to the program’s success!
We would like to offer a sincere congratulations to Mr. James Rohleder, a former member of Team Ahn for his outstanding performance as the US Army Team Middleweight at the USAT Nationals.
Mr. Rohleder is a graduate from Miami University now serving in the 82nd Airborne division. We thank him for his service and wish him continued success!
Last month, Team Ahn competed at the 2018 AAU National Championships in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
Competing against approximately 2,000 of the nation’s best competitors from all over the United States and Puerto Rico, Master Ryan Newburn, Mr. Paul Walden, and Sean Herzig represented Ahn Taekwondo Institute with outstanding performances. Team Ahn was coached by Master Hamilton and Master Newburn.
Budokai Taekwondo also had a very successful team compete. Coaching 16 total athletes, Master Gerhardt, Master Gutzwiller, and Mrs. Gerhardt led many students to victories in both Olympic Sparring and Form competition.
We would like to offer congratulations to all competitors and coaches as well as thanks for representing our associaiton with dignity, sportsmanship, and dedication. We know that each one of them have dedicated hours to their training, traveled around the Midwest for tournaments, and pushed themselves each day to reach their goals. We are proud to have them as a part of the United Taekwondo Associaiton!