Encinitas Taekwondo Student Wins Silver at Nationals

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Encinitas Taekwondo student Phoenix Ramseier won the silver medal in his division of the USA Taekwondo (USAT) National Championships held in Chicago July 3-8, 2013 beating out over 50 other competitors. This was his first time competing at the national level.

Nine-year-old old Ramseier qualified for Nationals by finishing in the top eight at the California State Championships in Long Beach in April. He began training at Encinitas Taekwondo less than two years ago and started competing in Olympic style taekwondo at the end of 2011.

Also competing and finishing eighth in his division was 13 year old junior black belt Allen Eischen. He was the silver medalist at the California State Championships. Eischen, who has trained for nine years, was third in the state in 2012 and won his division in 2011.


July 10 2013 TaeKwonDoTimes.