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 Ms. Ashleigh Ragone

4th Degree Black Belt

USTF-4-Pending


 
     

Rank: 4th Degree Black Belt
Date Started Taekwon-Do: November 2008
Birthday: March 13th

USTF Number: 19-380


2017 Internationals:

Grand Champion Junior Black Belt

Gold Medal Sparring

Gold Medal Patterns

2013 Nationals

Silver Medal Black Belt Patterns

Bronze Medal Black Belt Girls Sparring

2011 Internationals

Silver Medal Peewee Girls Sparring

Bronze Medal Peewee Boys @ Girls Patterns

 

 

1. Why did you start Taekwon-Do: I wanted to be a black belt and learn to defend myself
2. What made you interested enough to join: It looked fun an I had friends in class
3. What did you think being a black belt meant before you started training: I thought black belt meant I would know everything I neeeded to know to defend myself
4. What do you think being a black belt means now: Now, I have reached my goal of black belt.  Being a black belt is an honor, and I want to be a good role model for others

3 tile knife hand - Nov 2022

Promoted to 4th dan - Nov 2022

3 tile knife hand - May 2019

May 19 testing: Master Bushor, Sr. Master Todd, Ashleigh Ragone & Ms. April Bowing

 

Mr. Chamberlin, Ms. Chamberlin & Ms. Ragone

May 2014 - Advanced Girls Division Winners

Older profile pic

2 tile knife hand break

 

 

 

 

Ms. Ragone is our first five time Grand Champion ever from Axe Taekwon-Do.  

What type of pets do you have and what are their names: Two dogs, Chloe & Tug, a bird, Einstein and two cats, LJ & Ferguson
What did you want to be when you were younger: A medicla doctor or nurse practitioner
Favorite part of class: Breaking 
Where were you born: Colorado Springs, Colorado
What countries/states have you lived in: Colorado & Nebraska
What sports/hobbies do you have other than Taekwon-Do: Studying and exercising
What is your favorite food: Mac n Cheese
What would you like others to know about you: I am very competitive, yet humble.  I care for others around me.

Promotions:

4th Degree, USTF-4-Pending, November 2022, Grand Master Todd, Bellevue, Nebraska

3rd Degree, USTF-3-1533, May 2019, Sr. Master Todd, Bellevue, Nebraska

2nd Degree, USTF-2-3105, November 2013, Master Todd, Bellevue, Nebraska

1st Degree, USTF-1-10972, May 2012, Master Todd, Bellevue, Nebraska

Certifications:

USTF Class C Instructor, April 29th, 2012 - #995

USTF Class B Referee (int), Feb 18, 2017

USTF Class C Referee, Jan 15, 2012

USTF Breaking Seminar, April 2014

USTF Knife & Weapons Course, Feb 2018

2022 Hours: 8 - Sereff TKD World Camp - CO

2020 - 2021 Hours: no requirement, Covid

2019 Hours: 8 - USTF Technical Course - CO

2018 Hours: 32 - USTF Knife & Weapons Course - CO

                              - USTF 2018 World Camp

                              -  USTF Breaking Seminar - MI

                               - USTF Breaking Seminar - WA

2017 Hours: 24 - USTF Referee Course - CO

                             - USTF Technical Seminar - CO

                             - USTF Breaking Seminar - MO

 

5. What changed your opinion: My view of being a black belt has changed as I've grown up.  Learning these skills has changed my view on may things.  The relationships are the most important to me.
6. What was your goal when you started Taekwon-Do: When I started Taekwon-Do all I wanted was to be a black belt
7. What is your goal now: My goal now is to keep training as often as I can while I attend college.  It is a challenge, but I am committed to this school

7 board side piercing kick - Nov 2022

3 board mid air side piercing kick - Nov 2022

6 board side piercing kick - May 2019

3 board side piercing kick

2nd dan test - Mr. Bushor, Ms. Bowing, Mr. Duralia, Ms. Ragone & Master Todd

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       
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