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Sun and Moon Wins 1st Place at National Competition

(Courtesy Photo)
(Courtesy Photo)

by Kate Karstens

A team from the Sun and Moon Taiji One tai chi schools in Falls Church and Bethesda won first place in the Synchronized Group Tai Chi competition at at the 2015 National Classics/China Open this past Saturday, Aug. 1. This is their third consecutive national title.

The competition is one of four 6A-rated North American Sport Karate Association events in the country. This is the Sun and Moon Taiji One school’s third national championship since the gym opened in 2013.

Following the championship, the group was chosen to perform a special demonstration on the night of the Grand Championship Finals for top level martial arts. The musical group tai chi was the only performance at the Saturday Night Stage before the competitions began.