Pictured above are four recent black belt graduates of the Lead by Example Tae Kwon Do Great Falls Academy, located in the Seneca Square shopping area, near Seneca Road, as well as Andrew and Earlena Bellino, owners of the Academy with Master Lightfoot, a prodigy of Grand Master Jhoon Rhee, who invented performing some martial art routines to music. These Black Belts have mastered the martial arts basics through 10 levels of difficulty, requiring dedication, commitment and perseverance towards a supreme goal, over a span of four years.
The new black belts testified that Tae Kwon Do helped them be better in school, better in sports and better in life. The new black belts are (in front left to right) Mazi Rad, Ashton Sjoblom with Honors Outstanding: Attitude, Julia Hildreth, and Danielle Delaney with Honors: Outstanding: Basics. (Top row left to right) Instructors; Lynn Nguyen, Andrew Bellino (owner), Tien Nguyen, and Earlena Bellino (owner).