TRU Profile 53 // James Barnes. James began taekwondo in 2018 during the dads train free event. He has been training with his daughter Elizabeth since then. James and Elizabeth have gotten closer and it’s a way they enjoy spending time together. James enjoys the physical activity and lifestyle change taekwondo has brought into his life. He has lost over 140 pounds while training and learned how to better control his temper and “walk away from things easier now”. James plans to continue to train to at least a first degree black belt. He loves the support at TRU...”thanks to everyone here”.