Posts Tagged club sports

Martial Arts

When Kevin Ballou, A94, petitioned to start a Tae Kwon Do club in 1990, he had no prior martial arts experience. Partnering with Young Kim, A94, a black belt, the two formed the student-run club that currently has nearly 100 members.

For those unfamiliar with the sport, current president Hyomi Carty, A12, runs through some of the basic components of competition and preparation.

If what you’ve seen here interests you, be sure to attend the next club practice. They are open to everyone!

Video by Gene Buonaccorsi, A13.

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With a Walk, Trot and Canter

Just when you thought you’d seen it all at Tufts, in comes the Tufts Equestrian Team, one of Tufts’ club sports team. Twenty-one Tufts riders trek to August Farm in Holliston, Mass., once a week to perfect their horse-riding technique in preparation for their ongoing competitive season. The team ranges from absolute beginners to seasoned riders.

Below, Hannah Tadley, A13, and Lucy Perkins, A11, take horses into the ring for a Friday afternoon practice.

For more information about the team, contact captains Katie Christiansen, A11 (kathryn.christiansen@tufts.edu) or Kennon Ulicny, A13 (ann.ulicny@tufts.edu)

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