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2nd Degree Black Belt



Rank: 2nd 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 to learn how to defend myself
2. What made you interested enough to join: It looked fun and all of my older friends were in it
3. What did you think being a black belt meant before you started training: I get to teach and I get to be just like Master Todd
4. What do you think being a black belt means now: Being a black belt means that I am one step closer to being like Master Todd, and know more to be a better teacher.    


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.  She is the youngest student ever promoted to 2nd Degree Black Belt by Sr. Master Todd.

What type of pets do you have and what are their names: A dog, Chloe, a bird, Albert and two cats, Mr. Kitty and Ms. Kitty
What did you want to be when you were younger: A doctor in the Air Force.
Favorite part of class: Breaking & patterns
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: Gymnastics & School
What is your favorite food: Mac n Cheese
What would you like others to know about you: My robotics team won 1st place in the robotics tournament


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


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



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


2018 Hours: 8 - USTF Knife & Weapons Course - CO



2017 Hours: 24 - USTF Referee Course - CO

                             - USTF Technical Seminar - CO

                             - USTF Breaking Seminar - MO



5. What changed your opinion: I don't know
6. What was your goal when you started Taekwon-Do: I wanted to be a black belt just like Master Todd
7. What is your goal now: I want to learn my new pattern and get it down.  I also want to break e boards with my knife hand.



3 board side piercing kick


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










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