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Final Respects to the Founder of TaeKwon-Do From Woo Jin Jung

“One thing that is too often missing in today’s world is respect. People should show respect for one another. People should respect their family members, seniors, teachers, neighbors and others. It is important to show respect through actions, not through words. If you show respect to others, they will respect you. In my dojang I…

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The wife of TaeKwonDo Founder General Choi Hong Hi

This is an excerpt from General Choi Hong Hi’s wife, Mrs. Choi Hun-Hi at the 100th Birthday Celebration of TaeKwon-Do Founder General Choi Hong Hi: “Good morning I would like to thank you and welcome you. I am honored to be with you at this meaningful event.  We are all here together, united by TaeKwonDo.…

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What and who are we if the “Art” in “Martial Art” no longer exists?

Choue Chung-won has been the President of the World Taekwondo Federation since 2004 when the founder of WT Kim Un-yong was removed because of corruption. For many years the Taekwondo sport has been dominated at the top levels of leadership by politicians, not Taekwondo people. Politicians do not understand Taekwondo as an artform, only as…

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Taekwondo People All Over, Have Been Damaged by Corruption

Jan 28, 2004, Korean NBC News reported that 37 million won, $137,000 US, 93,000 Euros and over $1,000,000 worth of jewelry was seized from Un Yong Kim’s residence. His son, John Kim, is prohibited from entering the USA, Korea and Thailand after jumping bail. Years of corruption at the top of the WT leadership have…

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TaeKwonDo History

최홍희 창시자 한국떠난 이유 1.71년 공화당 선거본부에서 전국유단자 모아달라…유단자는 깡패아님니다 마찰로망명 .2.북에간이유 민주국가는 태권도 보급 잘되고잊는데 사회주의 국가는 안되어서 북한사범을가러처 공산주의국가 소련 중공 동유럽….3. 북에 묻인이유 남.북어디고 묻치고 십다고 TKD Times 부탁하여 양국 최고 지도자에게 의뢰. 남은 김총제게서 안된다하여 북어로 묻침니다.2002 6월 역사임니다.문광부장관 공식문권참조 역사는 못속임니다. This photo is from 2005 when 6 countries, 93…

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Xu Xiaodong, Chinese Crusader or MMA Mad Dog?

Last month controversial mixed martial arts fighter Xu Xiaodong found himself up against a kung fu master who professed the ability to paralyze an opponent with the jab of his finger. This technique called the “death touch”, is part of pressure point fighting. A very real and dangerous system that is also extremely difficult to…

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Martial Arts star donates entire $714 Million fortune to charity

LIVING A SIMPLE AND HAPPY LIFE, CHOW YUN FAT PLANS TO GIVE $5.6 BILLION HKD NET WORTH TO CHARITY On his reason for giving away his fortune, Chow says, “The money’s not mine. I’m only keeping it safe for the time being.” Expressing that money is not the source of happiness, he added, “My dream is to…

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Yujin Kang Earns 75th Gold Medal in the National Poomsae Competition

Yujin Kang, Head instructor of Namchang Dojang,  earned her 75th Gold Medal in the National Poomsae Competition hosted by the Korean Industries Taekwondo Federation. So far throughout her career, she has earned three gold medals in the international matches and 75 gold medals in various domestic competitions.Kang’s records have lasted for 22 years ever since…

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