Bodystrong Taekwon-do of Sequim students, back row, from left, Jaden Rego, Trenton Phipps, John Golbeck, Troy Phipps and Larry Muckley completed black belt level testing. Front row, instructor Brandon Stoppani and examiner Master David Mason.

Bodystrong Taekwon-do of Sequim students, back row, from left, Jaden Rego, Trenton Phipps, John Golbeck, Troy Phipps and Larry Muckley completed black belt level testing. Front row, instructor Brandon Stoppani and examiner Master David Mason.

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Low-cost volleyball camp in Port Angeles on Sunday… and other sports events on the North Olympic Peninsula

Affordable volleyball camp set for Sunday

PORT ANGELES — A low-cost volleyball camp for girls with playing experience ages 12 and older will be held Sunday at Stevens Middle School.

The camp, offered by Washington Elite Volleyball Club, will run from 9 a.m. to noon.

The cost is $10.

Athletes will receive instruction from Washington Elite director Sara Todorovich, who played collegiately for Arizona State and was formerly the head coach at Walla Walla University.

For more information, phone Darlene Armstrong at 775-275-0112.

Swing for softball

SEQUIM — A four-person scramble golf tournament benefit for the Sequim High School softball team will be held at SkyRidge Golf Course on Saturday, March 4.

The tournament will raise funds for equipment, tournament fees and travel expenses.

Cost is $50 per player, or $200 per teams and includes 18 holes of golf, range balls and lunch.

Carts are not included and are $30 ($15 per seat).

Teams and individuals can register by phoning SkyRidge at 360-683-3673.

NW Cup registration

PORT ANGELES — Registration is underway for the first two rounds of the NW Cup, a popular downhill mountain bike racing series.

Races will be held on the downhill bike trails at Dry Hill just west of Port Angeles the weekend of April 14-16, and for the Pro Gravity Tour’s Second Round the weekend of May 12-14.

For more information on racing categories, visit tinyurl.com/PDN-Category17.

To register for the races, visit tinyurl.com/PDN-NWCup17.

Black belt testing

SEQUIM — Bodystrong Taekwon-do of Sequim recently held black belt testing for five students.

John Golbeck, Troy Phipps and Trenton Phipps tested for second degree black belts.

Larry Muckley and Jaden Rego underwent their first black belt level testing.

Each candidate performed five of the 12 patterns they have learned, a pattern representing a set series of movements varying from 19 to 44 techniques.

They also demonstrated knowledge of new techniques, engaged in competition sparring, broke wood and roof tiles to display the power they have developed and completed a written test based on the knowledge of the art, its techniques and philosophy while achieving at least an 80 percent.

Golbeck, age 61, also received an award for “Best at Test.”

Peninsula Daily News

Bodystrong Taekwon-do of Sequim students, back row, from left, Jaden Rego, Trenton Phipps, John Golbeck, Troy Phipps and Larry Muckley recently completed black belt level testing. Front row, Bodystrong instructor Brandon Stoppani and examiner Master David Mason.

Bodystrong Taekwon-do of Sequim students, back row, from left, Jaden Rego, Trenton Phipps, John Golbeck, Troy Phipps and Larry Muckley recently completed black belt level testing. Front row, Bodystrong instructor Brandon Stoppani and examiner Master David Mason.

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