Team USA Referee Seminar Held (March 31, 2012, Brighton, Mi)
The Annual USA Taekwondo Referee Seminar was held today, and Troy Martial Arts was represented by many of our lead instructors. The 8 hour seminar included hands-on training, critiquing by the world's best referee's, and exams to test the effectiveness of the training.
Included in the picture are Mark Jeffery, Nelson La, Rudy Longo, and Ioana Grosu.
Detroit Pistons and Troy Martial Arts Present Halftime Show
For the third year, Troy Martial Arts presented the halftime show at the Placae of Auburn Hills, during the Detroit Pistons vs Charlotte Bobcats game. This years performance was titled "Ninja", and even included Hooper (Pistons Mascot) in a full Ninja uniform! Practice was on monday, and the main event wednesday night was a blast! Students showed off their Ninja skills, including Forms, Sparring, Breaking, and Numchucks.
World Record holder Kevin Taylor even crushed some garbage cans, and broke 15 bricks! Click here to see the video and photo's! Choreographed by the Detroit Pistons and Master Tammy Trudeau, the fans loved it, and the performance was a huge success.
Troy Martial Arts 2012 Annual Tournament Big Success!
The TMA Annual Tournament was a great success, with over 80% of the dojang participating. All participants did two events (Forms and Breaking), and of those another 28 also competed in the sparring competition.
All participants recieved large trophies, and Grand Champions got their 5-foot tall monster trophies, which we are sure will make for great memories and conversation pieces for years to come.
Master Tammy Trudeau was very pleased and excited with all the competitors, and thrilled to see all of the students tae kwon do, breaking, self-defense, and sparring skills put to practical use.
Troy Martial Arts Attends the Michigan Open, Awarded 20 1st Places (10/8/2011)
Saturday was quite a day for Troy Martial Arts of Troy Michigan. Of the 30 participants it took to the Michigan Open in Brighton, Michigan, 20 took 1st place! Master Tammy Trudeau, owner and master instructor, was very proud of all the participants. Trudeau's school boasts over 250 students, from beginner to the most advanced level.
After over 10 years, and many expansions and redesigns, the center at Crooks Road and South Blvd is often filled with eager students, learning everything from discipline to proper techniques in Tae Kwon Do, Cardio Sculpt Kickboxing, Street Defense, and Bully Defense.
State Championships in Hartland Michigan produce 25 State Champions from same school: Troy Martial Arts (3/26/2011)
Saturday was quite a day for Troy Martial Arts of Troy Michigan. Of the 35 participants it took to the State of Michigan Martial Arts Championships, 25 took 1st place, and and 32 qualified for the National Championships in San Jose, California next June. Master Tammy Trudeau, owner and master instructor for this Kils Tae Kwon Do Center, was very proud of all the participants.
"Our top students work all year long for this day, and put everything they have into it. To see 25 of them champions, and 32 qualify for the trip to Nationals, is mind-boggling, but believable". Trudeau's school boasts over 200 students, from beginner to the most advanced level.