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BARAN'S SOO BAHK DO NEWSLETTER APRIL 1997

School scores high at out of State Tournaments.

Below are the tournament results from three separate tournaments.

First tournament was hosted by Master Seo of New Jeresy, the 12th All Soo Bahk Do held on March 15th at the Washington Township in N.J. Hyung winners: Miss Rachel Schepperly, 1st place, Super dan Jr. Women; Mr. Rob Farrell, 2nd place, cho dan men; Jolanda Sibbitt, 1st mini Pee Wee White belt; Alexandra Milner, 2nd place, Mini Pee Wee White, Amy Verdile, 1st place, Super Jr. Red belt; Sparring winners: (in no particular order) David Schepperly, 3rd place, Pee Wee Red; Miss Lindemann, 1st place, 3rd dan women, Mr. Nick Baran, 1st place, 3rd dan men; Miss Rachel Schepperly, 2nd place, Super Jr. dan women; Mr. Hugh Adams, 1st place, Super Jr. dan men; Miss Lari Sibbitt, 1st place, Super Jr. dan women; Lanie Rae Williams, 2nd place, Pee Wee Red; Michael Leigh, 1st place, Mini Pee Wee White; Alexandra Milner, 2nd place, Mini Pee Wee White; Jay Greene, 3rd place, Super Jr. Red; Amy Verdile, 1st place, Super Jr. Red women, Jana Barcauage, 2nd place, Pee Wee Orange; Cassie Barcauage, 2nd place, Mini Pee Wee Orange; Shawn Dhammi, 1st place, Mini Jr. Orange; Mike Foiles, 2nd place, Jr. Red.

'97 Pennsylvania Soo Bahk Do Invitational, April 5th, 1997, held in the Wallenpaupack area, hosted by Master Walsh. Hyung winners: Miss Lindemann, 1st place, dan women; Cathy Duke, 1st place, senior Red belt; Bryan Henriques, 1st place 7-8 year old Red belt; Adam Patane, 1st place 13-14 year old Red belt; Eric Palmatier, 2nd place 13-14 year old Green belt; Kati Palmatier, 3rd place 7-8 year old Green belt; Dennis Mazzacone, 2nd place, 7-8 year old Green belt; Doug Bitteker, 3rd place, Senior Beginner, white, orange, green belts. Sparring winners: Mr. Nick Baran, 1st place, 3rd dan men heavyweight; Miss Lindemann, 1st place, dan womens; Mr. Ruqua, 1st place, 2nd dan men heavyweight; Ms. Amy Verdile, 15-16 year old Red belt; Cathy Duke, 1st place, senior Red belt; Mr. Adams, 1st place, dan 15-16 year old; Mr. Farrell, 1st place, dan mens lightweight; Matthew Chase, 2nd place 9-10 year Orange belt; Matthew Marchese, 2nd place 6 & under Orange belt; Kati Palmatier, 1st place 7-8 year old Green belt; Adam Patane, 1st place 13-14 year old Red belt; Bryan Henriques, 1st place 7-8 year old Red belt; Alexis Lyons, 2nd place 11-12 year old Red belt; Eric Palmatier, 3rd place 13-14 year old Green belt; Jana Barcauage, 1st place 7-8 year old Orange belt; Cassie Barcauage, 1st place 6 & under Orange belt; Matthew Marchese, 2nd place 6 & under Orange belt; Dennis Mazzacone, 2nd place senior beginner White, Orange, Green belt; Meghan Mazzacone, 3rd place 15-16 year old Red belt; Andrew Bitteker, 3rd place 7-8 year old Green belt; Doug Bitteker, 3rd place senior Beginner White, Orange, Green belt.

13th Annual Bay State Soo Bahk Do Invitational, in Boston, Ma., hosted by Master Harwood, Minichino, and Judy Sudak, attended by Senior Ko Dan Ja Master Bivens. The results are in no particular order: Kati Palmatier, 3rd place in sparring, 3rd place in hyung, 8-9 year old Green belt division; Eric Palmatier, 1st place in sparring, 3rd place in hyung, 13-17 year old Green belt division; Mr. Nick Baran, 1st place in sparring, 2nd place in hyung 3rd dan forms, and overall Grand Champion; Miss Schepperly, 2nd in sparring, 1st place in hyung, Junior dan division; Miss Lindemann, 1st place in sparring, 1st place in hyung 3rd dan forms, and overall Grand Champion in Forms; Adam Patane, 2nd in sparring 13-17 year old Green/Red belt division; Matthew Patane, 3rd place in hyung 10-12 year old Green belt division.

Congratulations to everyone who participated in the tournaments, you represented your school with PRIDE and DISTINCTION!

Soo Bahk Do Newsletter is dedicated to the spirit of martial arts, and to all the practitioners who make Soo Bahk Do a “Living Art”. The views expressed herein are solely the editor’s and not necessarily those expressed by the United States Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation, Inc., or Baran's Soo Bahk Do. Editor/Writer: Roberto Bonefont, Sr.

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