Author: Bill

USA Gymnastics President Kerry Perry Forced To Resign

  USA Gymnastics chief executive Kerry Perry has been forced to resign amid mounting pressure from the U.S. Olympic Committee after a series of high-profile missteps in her nine-month tenure as head of the national governing body. Perry’s removal will be announced Tuesday along with additional steps toward reorganizing USA Gymnastics. Perry had been criticized…

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2018 Asian games Closing Ceremony

2018 Asian Games Medal count COUNTRY Gold Silver Bronze TOTAL China 132 92 65 289 Japan 74 56 74 204 South Korea 49 57 70 176 Indonesia 31 24 43 98 Uzbekistan 21 24 25 70   The closing ceremony of the 2018 Asian games will have superstars performing for the audience. Superstars like Isyana…

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#NotInMySport

#NotInMySport – Recognizing and Preventing Grooming Toolkit  USA Taekwondo kicked off the #NOTINMYSPORT Campaign this month. It will be focusing on increasing awareness of Grooming. The goal will be to educate the sports community on what behaviors and signs to look for to help prevent grooming from happening to any athlete. Grooming is a behavior that is…

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DRAGONFEST Wraps Up Today

Dragonfest is the martial arts version of San Diego’s ComicCon. This two-day event is a place to see movie stars from Big Trouble in Little China, Best of the Best, the Karate Kid, Avator: The Last Airbender and more. The event wraps up today with workout seminars from martial arts icons. Classes with Benny “the jet” Urquidez, Don…

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2018 Asian Games

Martial arts competions at the 2018 games include Judo, Ju-Jitsu, Karate, Kurash, Pencak Silat, Sambo, Tae Kwon Do and Wushu. The games run through Sept. 2. Wushu Wushu, a traditional Chinese martial arts form, is divided into two categories — taolu and sanda. Taolu deals with predetermined,  movements where the contestants are judged on their…

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Lindy Crouch ITF Competitor

Lindy Joy Crouch won 2 Gold medals at the International Taekwon-Do Federation’s Special Needs World Championships in Argentina, held July 31-August 5. Lindy was Australia’s first down syndrome athlete to compete at the ITF World Championships, in the first fully fledged ITF Special Needs international event. Her instructor, Master Phillip Zdybel,  describes Lindy as a…

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Sung Mok, Ko

Respected Master and Pioneer Tae Kwon Do instructor, Sung Mok, Ko passed away on August 3, 2018 in San Diego, California at 82 years old. He is survived by his wife, Yung nim, Ko and his 2 children, Min Young, Ko and Gina, Ko. He emmigrated to the US in 1968, and went on to…

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