Interview for the Marketplace Magazine

I had the honour of being interviewed by reporter/journalist Lynda Steele and here is the link to the two page article.¬† Thank you Lynda for doing such a great job ūüôā [embeddoc url=”http://ikicklikeagirl.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/KaylaMaduk2_APR15.pdf” height=”800px” download=”all” viewer=”google”]

Routines Build Confidence

The World Championships are quickly approaching.¬† Since I’m competing in¬†both 3rd Dan Patterns and Sparring ¬†it’s¬†time to focus on all the little details and divide my training time between the two disciplines.¬†¬† I have been dissecting my patterns from the techniques right down to my method of breathing.¬†¬†I have been working on¬†the same sparring drills … Read more

Absolute Comedy Dinner Fundraiser

Last night I was humbled to have so many people attend a fundraiser for my journey to the ITF TKD World Championships in Italy this May.¬† The event was held at the Barrhaven Legion #641 and about 100 people attended for the dinner/show.¬† As I looked around the room it felt very surreal seeing some … Read more

Keynote Speaker at “Because I Am A Girl” Campaign Fundraiser

Nothing makes me happier than being involved with events that promote positive self-esteem/self-image and confidence in young girls.¬† I have been invited back for the last three years to be the Keynote Speaker at the¬†Soloway Jewish Community School.¬† I am always so impressed how passionate this group of young girls (grades 4-6) and their mom’s … Read more

2014 Personal Highlights

I definitely had more ups and downs than normal during 2014 but I guess its all part of growing up. Every¬†Christmas I review my blog and¬†make a quick recap of the year and I always feel extremely¬†grateful for the¬†things that I’ve been able to accomplish (despite the challenges) and the experiences I’ve had.¬† It also … Read more

2014 Blackburn ITF TKD Challenge

Congratulations to Mr. LeGrow for hosting his biggest and most successful TKD tournament ever.¬†¬†There were¬†275 competitors from Ontario, Quebec, Newfoundland, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Arizona, Puerto Rico and Jamaica. I didn’t compete since I’m still waiting for the MRI on my foot which will be December 1st.¬† I can’t wait to get the results … Read more