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News and Upcoming School Events

Black Belt Academy has many upcoming events for our students and school families. Refer to this page to find out about upcoming tournaments, promotion testing, school functions and other school related information.

We will also be posting news bulletins or other pertinent information regarding the school, its students, its instructors, or the Master. The calendar will also list these items as well. Make sure you print out the school calendar each month for easy reference.

2011 AAU National Championship results  6/28/11
Kiana and Katana wins gold in sparring at the 2011 AAU National Championship in Austin, Texas.

Katana is now 2-time AAU National Champion winning gold in 2010 and 2011.

Kiana is 3-time AAU National Championship gold medalist in the black belt division. By winning gold, she's earned a spot on the 2012 AAU National Cadet Team.


Tournament results- 2011 U.S. Taekwondo Festival  10/1/11
Congratulations to our team that competed at the 2011 U.S. Taekwondo Festival! We won 5 gold, 2 silver and one bronze.

GOLD: Kiana CC, Katana CC, Alex L, Dylan T, Max C.

SILVER: Joy W, Dallas P.

Bronze: Brandon T.

Results of the 2011 East Coast Tae Kwon Do Open.  11/12/11
We registered 4 athletes and all won gold.

GOLD: Kiana CC, Katana CC, Max Carmichael, Dallas Parker.

WE are very proud of you guys. Congratulations!!!

Also, we will like to thank Shanna as well as the Ennis family for coming out and supporting us.

2012 Maryland State Qualifier results  2/11/12
Congratulations to our Team BBA athletes that competed at the Maryland State Qualifier this past weekend! This was the qualifier for the USAT National Championship to take place in Texas later this year.

GOLD: Kiana CC, Katana CC, SILVER: Dallas P.

Kiana wins gold at the 2012 U.S. Open Taekwondo Championships  2/24/12
Congratulations to Kiana for winning at this prestigious international competition. Go team BBA!
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AAU Championship: RESULTS!  3/17/12
Congratulations to Troy CC and Dallas P. Both won gold at the AAU District Qualifier. The gold medal match scores were: Troy 33-1 and Dallas 10-3.

Both qualified and will compete alongside BBA team mates Kiana and Katana at the AAU National Championships in Florida later this year.

Summer Camp 2012  6/11/12
Summer Camp 2012 is in full swing!!!

6 gold medals at 2012 National Championships!!!  6/29/12
Congratulations to our team that won 6 gold medals at the National Championships.

USA Taekwondo National Championship- Kiana, Katana (Gold)

AAU National Championship- Kiana, Katana, Dallas, Troy (Gold)

GOLD at 2013 U.S. Open  2/20/13  (9:00 AM - 9:00 PM)
Our very own Kiana CC wins GOLD at the U.S. Open.
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Team BBA wins Gold at the 2013 Maryland State Qualifier on March 16th  3/16/13
Hard work pays off!
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2013 Virginia State AAU Qualifier  5/4/13
Congrats to our team that competed at the 2013 Virginia State Taekwondo Championship- AAU National Qualifier. All results are from sparring only. Everyone did exceptionally well. The scoring was a bit home cooked but that just made our team push harder. We took home 5 gold medals, 1 silver and 1 bronze. Thank you all for your hard work. Go Team BBA!!!

GOLD: Kiana, Katana, Troy, Brandon, Kyle


BRONZE: Dallas

2013 Maryland East Coast Open Championship results  5/11/13
SPARRING GOLD- Kiana, Katana, Dallas, Troy



2013 AAU National Championship  6/30/13
Dylan Tam won bronze in sparring.

Kiana wins a spot on the USA National Team!  7/30/13
Kiana wins a spot on the USA National Team! is one of many news items or upcoming events at Black Belt Academy. Call us at 301-806-8769 to get more information about this and other news and events concerning our school.

2013 USA Taekwondo National Championships -GOLD!!!  7/30/13

Kiana- GOLD

Katana_ GOLD

Troy - GOLD

Kiana wins historic World Team Trials, Colorado Springs (US Olympic Training Center)  1/11/14
We are very proud to announce that Kiana Chai Chong won at USA Taekwondo Cadet World Championship Team Trials. This is historic as its the very first Cadet World Championship Team USA Taekwondo has ever produced.

Kiana will represent the USA at the first ever Cadet World Championship to be held at Azerbaijan later this summer.

Grand Champion Winner- 2014 National Capitol Open  3/20/14
Grand Champion Winner- 2014 National Capitol Open is one of many news items or upcoming events at Black Belt Academy. Call us at 301-806-8769 to get more information about this and other news and events concerning our school.

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Please donate to help make Kiana's trip to represent USA at the World Championships  7/21/14
Kiana will be representing USA at the Cadet World Championship in Baku, Azerbaijan. Please click link to donate and help make this trip possible.
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Please Contact Us to get more information about any of these upcoming events or if you wish to add an item to our schedule.