Hello BTA family,

   As we begin our second half of the year for BTA ASP Taekwondo, and start the beginning of a new year for our BTA main school students, we just want to thank you all, and express to everyone how honored we are to be able teach our students the world's most practiced Martial Art, Taekwondo! 

This will now mark our 30th year teaching in the Clarke County After School Programs, and the 19th year that the Barnett Taekwondo Academy has been open, and we plan on making this the best year ever.

   Each year we try to offer events and activities to enhance your child's martial arts experience with us. Listed below are the events that we have planned for this year along with their dates. Please note, that all events and seminars listed below are completely optional, but we would love to have your child participate to have and to gain an incredible experience in their Martial Arts Journey.

This is just a quick list of all to come, further information will be sent as the events approach.

 

JANUARY
January 27th                                 SEMINAR ( ITF & WTF Forms)

 

FEBRUARY
February  10th                       AAU GA STATE GAMES / VALENTINES DAY PARENTS NIGHT OUT 

      

 

Febuary   17th                               Traditional Weapons Testing   (open to all ranks) ranks)                                                                                                                                                                


February 24th                            BEAST BOY INVITATIONAL (2nd Tournament in our tournament series)  

 

 

MARCH
March   6th& 7th                           Test Rank promotion for After School Program students (Barrow & Timothy)

 

March 9th                                   Color belt & Black belt recommended testing at Dojang BTA   


March 23rd                                SEMINAR ( Point stop, continuous point ITF, & Olympic style WTF)  

 

APRIL

April 1st - April 5th                      SPRING BREAK NINJA CAMP!!! 

 

 

MAY

May 11th                                         BTA GRAND CHAMPIONSHIP (Final Tournament # 3 in our series)

 


May 20th & 21st                          Testing for After School Program students ( Barrow & Timothy)  

 

 

JUNE

June 3rd – July 19th                      SUMMER CAMP!!! (More detailed information given soon)


June 7th                                         Black Belt Testing (1st Degree and up)


June 8th                                         Color belt & Black belt recommended testing at Dojang BTA  




              Congratulations to

Amanda Carrithers   GOLD 🥇

Zachary Anderson    GOLD 🥇

Nova Barnett              SILVER 🥈

All three represented BTA with incredible performances at the 2024 GA AAU State Qualifier. All three have now qualified to attend the big show, AAN Nationals in Ft. Lauderdale FL. this Summer. We are all very proud of them and will be rooting for them as they prepare for Nationals. 

                      TOURNAMENT RESULTS, POINTS, AND DIVISION POINTS LEADERS


Tournament # 1 Classic City Showdown Results


TRADITIONAL FORMS GROUP A

5 Addison

3 Haley

1 Zamariyah


TRADITIONAL FORMS GROUP B

5 Julian

3 Edwin


TRADITIONAL FORMS GROUP C

5 Nova

3 Conner

1 Robert

1 Luna


TRADITIONAL FORMS GROUP D

5 Miriam

3 Gregory Moore

1 Solomon


TRADITIONAL FORMS GROUP E

5 Alandon

3 Dale M

1 Joe H



SPARRING  GROUP A

5 Addison

3 Zamaria


SPARRING  GROUP B

5 Kia

3 Lightsey

1 Zay

1 Lima


SPARRING GROUP C

5 Robert Day


SPARRING GROUP D

5 Jacob Lightsey

3 Joe H

1 Dale Mommany


WEAPONS

5 Hailey Brasher


CREATIVE FORM

5 Hailey Brasher


BOARD BREAKING A

5 Zamaria

3 Lima

1 Edwin



BOARD BREAKING B

5 Robert Day

3 Miriam

1 Moore

1 Zay

1 Solomon


BOARD BREAKING C

5 Alandon

3 Dale


ONE-STEPS A

5 Lima

3 Connor

1 Moore

1 Alandon 

Results/Points (Individual and School) from 2023 Classic City Showdown

TOURNAMENT RESULTS & POINTS

TRADITIONAL FORMS GROUP A
5 Addison
3 Haley
1 Zamariyah

TRADITIONAL FORMS GROUP B
5 Julian
3 Edwin

TRADITIONAL FORMS GROUP C
5 Nova
3 Conner
1 Robert
1 Luna

TRADITIONAL FORMS GROUP D
5 Miriam
3 Gregory Moore
1 Solomon

TRADITIONAL FORMS GROUP E
5 Alandon
3 Dale M
1 Joe H

SPARRING  GROUP A
5 Addison
3 Zamaria

SPARRING  GROUP B
5 Kai
3 Lightsey
1 Zay
1 Lima

SPARRING GROUP C
5 Robert Day

SPARRING GROUP D
5 Jacob Lightsey
3 Joe H
1 Dale Mommany

WEAPONS
5 Hailey Brasher

CREATIVE FORM
5 Hailey Brasher

BOARD BREAKING A
5 Zamaria
3 Lima
1 Edwin

BOARD BREAKING B
5 Robert Day
3 Miriam
1 Moore
1 Zay
1 Solomon

BOARD BREAKING C
5 Alandon
3 Dale

ONE-STEPS A
5 Lima
3 Connor
1 Moore
1 Alandon 


The 2023 Classic City Showdown was a great success! Congratulations to all who competed, tournament results, individual and team points will be posted soon!

 The Beast Boy Invitational will be held February 2nd (the second tournament in our tournament league) and the BTA Grand Championship will be held May 4th! looking forward to seeing you all there for more great family fun and friendly competition. 

A Roadrunner Spotlight for 5th grader Gregory Moore

Gregory participated in Barnett Taekwondo Academy Athens' Classic City Showdown (Interschool) Tournament on Saturday (11/11/23) as the sole representative for Timothy Road Elementary. He placed second in Creative Forms, third in One-Steps and third in Creative Board Breaking.

Way to go, Gregory! Congratulations on your achievements!


NEW BTA SPARRING EQUIPMENT POLICY

 

Attention Members:


     

   STARTING March 2023, BTA will no longer be providing sparring gear for Intermediate (Light Green - Blue), Advanced (Purple - Brown), Black Belt level students. It will be students responsibility to purchase gear from The BTA Pro-Shop. All sparring gear must comply with the requirements of our insurance, American Amateur Union (AAU), and USAT which we provide at our Pro Shop. Any gear previously purchased outside of class must be approved by Master Barnett. Those without Sparring gear may attend sparring classes but will not be allowed to participate in actual sparring without the proper equipment. Talk with Master Barnett or BTA staff at any time if you have any further questions or concerns.

 

 Gear May be purchased Individually or with our sparring gear package.
Gear Page

 

 Thank you for your understanding and support,

Sincerely,

 Master Curtis Barnett 4th Dan

Barnett Taekwondo Academy

At Barnett Taekwondo Academy, we are dedicated to providing a safe and family-oriented martial arts experience for students of all ages. Our mission is to foster self-improvement and personal development through focused training and positive social interaction in a courteous and fun atmosphere. Our greatest responsibility is to instill in our students a sense of discipline and code of ethics to inspire them to lead exemplary lives as leaders in the community.


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