Pueblo native Millie Martinez has spent the last eight years studying the martial art of taekwondo. She’s spent countless hours training, overcome a number of serious injuries and this past Tuesday, received her first-degree black belt at a ceremony at the YMCA of Pueblo. Not to mention, she’s done it all at 74 years old.
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At glance, some would count Toby King out as an athlete. He’s only nine years old, and he has a prosthetic leg. But even so, he’s earned himself something to be quite proud of: a black belt in Taekwondo. And it’s no surprise. Toby isn’t only optimistic, but he’s driven to succeed.
As an eighth-degree Taekwondo black belt and long standing instructor of the martial arts, Master Young Joon Yoo has helped instill confidence and self-discipline in thousands of students through Taekwondo. Yet in all his years of teaching and training, there was a special student who Yoo said taught him a few lessons.
HILLSDALE – Brian Anderson, of Hillsdale, is a friendly face around town. He is familiar to many in the community as the founder and senior master of the Anderson Institute of Tae Park Tae Kwon Do, where he has taught kids, college students, and seniors alike over the years.