Judges included 1st Degree Black Belt Becky Brooks, 2nd Degree Black Belt Jerry Richards, 4th Degree Black Belt/Certified Instructor Patty Mills, Master Ryan Marx, 6th Degree Black Belt, Owner/Chief Instructor of Carmi Taekwondo Center.

Tested for Orange Belt – Hanna Evans, Keslie Martin, Emma Machat, Mackensey Cox

Tested for Yellow Belt – Kasen Austin, Beverly Rowlen

Tested for Camo Belt – Makynna Abbott, Brody Coy, Valorie Mutter

Tested for Purple Belt – Brook Hineman, Brandi Hineman, Carl Hineman, Korey Funkhouser

Tested for Blue Belt – Jaelynn Abell

Tested for Brown Belt – Jaden Evans

Tested for Advanced Brown Belt – Jaxson Buckman, Mikayla Pfister

Tested for Advanced Red Belt – Maeve Dolan, Lyle Culp III, Debra Campbell 

Testing for new rank is held about every three months.  Student progress through nine different colored belt levels: white, orange, yellow, camouflage, green, purple, blue, brown, and red.  There are also nine degrees of black belt.  After a student successfully completes all requirements for each belt they are eligible to test.  

Carmi Taekwondo Center is a member of the American Taekwondo Association, one of the largest martial arts organizations in the world.  The ATA consists of over 300,000 members and 1,500 schools and clubs.  The ATA is one of the few martial arts organizations that certifies not only black belt ranks, but also color belt ranks.

To obtain additional information on classes you can contact Carmi Taekwondo Center at 383-2884, email info@carmitkd.com, or visit our website www.carmitkd.com