January 14, 2010 – Dallas, Texas. Team Legacy, a seven-member martial arts demo team from San Antonio earned 1st place at the American Taekwondo Association Black Belt National Tournament and the right to defend its title as World Champion Demo Team at world championships this summer. Team Legacy overcame some technical difficulties during competition to win the gold in a high flying, dizzying display of martial arts prowess, “extreme tricks”, and entertaining showmanship.
The captain and coach of Team Legacy is Mr. Evan Turner, 4th degree black belt and former “Extreme Martial Arts” world champion. Also on the team are students Rissa Kilar (3rd degree black belt and Texas state champion), JR Kilar (3rd degree black belt), John Healy (3rd degree black belt), JoJo Guzman (3rd degree black belt), Cristian Perez (2nd degree black belt), Van Asher Chandler (2nd degree black belt). Congratulations, Team Legacy, and good luck at World Championships in June!