Ojai Valley TaeKwonDo Academy

Teaching Life Skills and Personal Development

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Student Spotlight - Bella Welch

Congratulations to Bella Welch for obtaining her 1st Degree Level 1 Black Belt. Bella is a valued member of our junior instructor program, where she has become a great role model for the younger students. Her TaeKwonDo ability, personal motivation and hard work have made her a real asset to our Academy and Instructor Team.

When did you begin taking TaeKwonDo at the Academy?
I started when a was 4 years old in the cub class. I had taken dance classes and then my parents signed me up for TaeKwonDo and I liked it more. I'm 15 now and just tested for my 1st Degree Black Belt. I am also an Instructor Trainee at the Academy.

Do you have any pets?
I have lots! 4 dogs, 2 cats, 5 chickens, 1 lizard, 1 fish, and 2 bunnies

What kind of music do you listen to?
I mostly listen to older music...The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, The Doors, Elvis, and Janis Joplin are some of my favorites. I enjoy playing ukulele and guitar.

What are more of your other favorites?
TV show: That 70's Show​​
Food: Mom's Special BBQ Chicken Sandwich with coleslaw
Dessert: Mango Sorbet
Destination: California Redwoods or Skopelos, Greece
School subject: Science, Math and History

If you could fly anywhere right now, where would it be?
Somewhere in Europe, like Paris, France