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Team Taya competed at the recent NSW State Championships held last 7 August 2016 at the Sydney Olympic Park State Sports Centre and brought home 7 Golds, 12 Silvers and 3 Bronzes from 11 athletes. Good performances shown and further experience gained by the team which will assist with their preparation for the Australian National Championships in Bendigo, Victoria on 26-28 August 2017. Well done Team Taya! We are so proud of your hard work, perseverance and strong focus.

It was a happy and successful day at the ASMA Rio Olympic Dream Competition with Team Taya winning 2nd Overall Best Club with 14 Golds, 5 Silvers and 2 Bronzes today at Whitlam Leisure Centre at Liverpool.

Team Taya's Jordan Elliott competed at the ACT Taekwondo Championships at the Australian Institute of Sports Combat Centre in Canberra held last 4-5 June 2016 bringing home a Silver Medal in the Blackbelt Junior under 73 kgs, good comeback from long layoff

Our Head Instructor Ms Natalia Sangalang was honoured to personally meet Dr Chung Won Choue, the World Taekwondo Federation President at the Welcome Dinner for Dr Choue held at the NSW Parliament House on 19 July 2016. This dinner was attended by several of Australia's most prominent taekwondo officials, athletes and dignitaries and was hosted by Rio Olympics International Referee Maher Magableh.   

Our Team Taya athletes and coaches have achieved excellent results at the recent 2016 Gold Coast Open held at the Carrara Indoor Stadium from 28-29 May 2016 bringing home total of 6 Golds, 4 Silvers and 3 Bronzes all in sparring events. There were many "firsts" for our athletes - competing and some winning against higher ranked opponents in Blue Belt and Red Belt divisions, first time experiencing Daedo electronic scoring and head kicks for our cadets, it also marked the successful comeback of Jordan Elliott after a long layoff from the sport. They have all stepped up to the challenges and have learned so much from this experience. Summary of our results is as follows: