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Ms. Hope McDermott

1st Degree Black Belt




Rank: 1st Degree Black Belt

Date Started Taekwon-Do: 2014

Birthday: April 6

What did you want to be when you grow up: Travel, study abroad
Favorite part of class: Sparring

USTF Number:  19-401



Where were you born:  Clinton, Iowa
What countries/states have you lived in: Iowa, Missouri & Nebraska
What sports/hobbies do you have other than Taekwon-Do: Hanging with friends, eating out, shopping, teaching and youth group
What is your favorite food: Midnight Berry Blast - Taco Bell
What would like others to know about you:
I get a bloody nose every day


1st Degree, USTF-1-11595, Feb 2021, Sr. Master Todd, Bellevue, Nebraska



USTF Class C Referee, Oct 19, 2019 - NE

2022 Hours: 8 - Referee Seminar - MO

1. Why did you start Taekwon-Do:  My mom forced me, I was new in town and lonely, I had to choose between Karate and Taekwon-Do
2. What made you interested enough to join:  Something to do and my teachers liked me
3. What did you think being a black belt meant before you started training: That I was good at Taekwon-Do and I could kick someone in the head
4. What do you think being a black belt means now: Perservance and I still have a lot to learn


5. What changed your opinion: I grew up
6. What was your goal when you started  Taekwon-Do: To get to black belt in three years
7. What is your goal now: Stick with it

2 tile knife hand - black belt testing, Feb 2021








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