Strong showing for tae kwon do group

Tae kwon do students in a group that meets on Academy Street brought home medals from their first competition. Photo By Patrick L. Sullivan

SALISBURY — The group of 14 people — two instructors and 12 students — lined up in three groups.

On a signal from instructor Dylan Baker, they shuffled, sort of, dragging the back foot and jabbing with one arm, moving forward across the mat.

It was a lot faster than it sounds — “it” being tae kwon do, a Korean martial art.

Baker, Mark Schmidt and Kitty Visconti are the instructors, and the class had a mix of students — children, teens and adults.

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