East Side Tae Kwon-Do Club brings home Gold

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The Canadian Martial Arts Association sent a very strong Canadian Team to the 5th World Martial Arts Games held at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, September 17-19, 2010. Team Canada along with teams from (6) six other countries met at this year's World Martial Art Games to demonstrate their Martial Art skills in Traditional, Musical and Creative weapon and hand forms (katas) as well as sparring events which included Point Sparring, Continuous Contact sparring, Ju Jitsu and Grappling. Team Canada placed 1st overall, winning 370 of 720 medals presented at the Games. Team Canada members from the East Side Tae Kwon-Do Club contributed to Team Canada's Victory with 4 gold, 5 silver, and 3 bronze medals (Sensei Gary Lloyd - 1 silver/bronze; Sensei Brandy Conteras- 1 silver; Danielle Schmidt- 1 gold/ 1 silver; Von Morris - 2 gold/1 bronze; Tristan Morris- 1 silver; Tyler Trudel- 1 gold; Taylor Brown-1 silver.)