Team Taya cadets have performed well at their first selections held at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra. Connor Fleming won Gold in a tightly contested match and made the Australian Team in the under 53 kgs division. Aaditya Kadam reached the finals after two strong performances at the preliminary and semi finals rounds which he won with high scores but settled for Silver in a nail biting match in the under 41 kgs division. Ysabella Querubin was leading in all 3 rounds but unfortunately lost by 1 point at the last few seconds narrowly missing out on finals and settling for Bronze but learned a lot from the experience. Well done Connor, Aaditya and Ysabella!!! Check out our FB posts for their photos and match details. 

Team Taya travelled to Auckland and competed at their first international tournament at the New Zealand Open bringing home a tally of 6 medals all in sparring and a wealth of lessons learned and experience. Team result summary are as follows:

Sofia Querubin          Gold, Red Belt

Arjun Bhandari          Gold, Blue Belt

Aaditya Kadam          Silver, Black Belt

Ysabella Querubin      Silver, Black Belt

Connor Fleming         Bronze, Black Belt

Diego Querubin         Bronze, Blue Belt


Team Taya competed at the recent NSW State Championships at Sydney Olympic Park Netball Central last 23 April 2017 bringing home a total of 23 medals from 11 athletes (Sparring - 7 Golds, 6 Silvers, 5 Bronzes and Poomsae - 2 Golds, 1 Silver, 2 Bronzes). Well done Team Taya! We also recognise the superb efforts of Sofia Querubin who won Gold in all of her sparring divisions (1 Red Belt and 2 Black Belt divisions) and awarded Triple State Champion!!! Thank you to all the parents, families and members for your support and cheers. Not in team photo Audrey Ombina and Charlize Blissett.


Team Taya travelled to the Gold Coast, QLD and competed at the 2017 Gold Coast Open. They have performed very well bringing home a tally of 23 medals (15 Golds, 2 Silvers, 5 Bronzes) from 12 athletes over two days of sparring and poomsae competitions. Our athletes have stepped up at this tournament, have learned so much from the experience and had an amazing time with team bonding activities before, during and post competitions. Thank you to our Team Taya families for your support and loud cheers which meant so much for the team. 

Team Taya had a successful day at the 2017 Australian Sports and Martial Arts Association (ASMA) Open at Whitlam Leisure Centre, Liverpool bringing home 21 medals (14 Golds, 3 Silvers, 4 Bronzes) and awarded the Second Best Club of the Tournament, an improvement from last year's 3rd Place.  Our member Sofia Querubin was also awarded the Best Female Junior Athlete of the Tournament. We are very happy and proud of the results and the strong performance from the team which is a good start for 2017. Well done Team Taya! Thank you to all the parents, families and members for your cheers and support.