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History in the making: 275th Jung’s Taekwondo Promotion Test

Saturday, August 11, 2019 marked the 275th Promotion Test at Jung’s Taekwondo since 1974. This test was a momentous day in the lives of Grandmaster Dr. Terry Hall who tested for 8th Dan, Grandmaster Peggy Stuart Slatten who tested for 7th Dan, Richard Hermann who tested for 4th Dan & Emina Kephart who tested for…

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World Taekwondo Cares project in Nepal

Two programmes targeting reformatory inmates and female domestic abuse victims has been officially unveiled by World Taekwondo in Kathmandu in Nepal. The Nepal Taekwondo Cares project is supported by World Taekwondo and the Asia Development Foundation (ADF), in cooperation with the Nepal Taekwondo Association. Hundreds of people gathered for the launch at the National Taekwondo…

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Cultural Treasures

We are soliciting applications for “Cultural Treasures”. Pioneering individuals who have contributed to TaeKwonDo, by the donation of their time and resources to charities, special needs students or other philanthropic activities. If you know someone that embodies these characteristics please email a resume to business@taekwondotimes.com with Cultural Treasure in the subject line. Individuals selected for…

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2019 Pyeongchang World Taekwondo Hanmadang

2019 Pyeongchang World Taekwondo Hanmadang, held at Yongpyong Dome for 5 Days from July 26 to July 30. Hanmadang has been receiving applications for 12 events and 59 fields (individual match : 8 events and 46 fields / group match : 4 events and 13 fields) for 2 months since May. There will be 58…

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Why was General Choi Exiled from South Korea? The Truth Revealed.

Ambassador Choi Hong-Hi Two-star Major-General (army serial #10044) This is the second part of the story of General Choi’s Tae Kwon Do.  The first part ended with his locating the ITF headquarters in Vienna, Austria, which allowed him to disseminate his martial art around the world.   POLITICAL INFLUENCES Advantages & Disadvantages General Choi was…

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Corruption in Taekwondo

World Taekwondo Former President UN Young Kim for 31 years spread lies & rumors about General Choi. In the 1988 South Korean Olympics he spread rumors of General Choi being a Communist to keep him away from South Korea. Kim wanted to kill General Choi, because he opposed the corruption in Korean government and in…

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Tribute to General Choi by: Grandmaster Bobby Kim

Tribute to General Choi By Grandmaster Bobby Kim I met General Choi Hong-Hi in Aurora, Colorado, when he visited my dojang, Kim’s Taekwondo Institute, during the early nineteen seventies. At that time, he was already regarded as the “father of Tae Kwon Do,” but he still had much important work ahead of him. Before his…

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50 Year Anniversary Celebration of ATA

Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau welcomed ATA Martial Arts last week, the world’s largest organization dedicated to teaching martial arts to all ages. ATA Martial Arts held its annual Worlds event July 8 to 14 in Little Rock, Arkansas. With over 1200 affiliated schools world wide, ATA estimates nearly 20,000 including visitors from most…

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Encylopedia of TaeKwonDo

Check out this amazing Digital TaeKwonDo Encylopedia set written by: General Choi Hong Hi, the founder of TaeKwonDo. This set is truly meant for any serious martial arts practitioner or teacher that wants to take their knowledge to the next level. This is one of the most comprehensive martial arts volumes ever written! As a…

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