Author: Camron Nutt

Deaf Taekwondo instructor defies the odds, inspires others

KATY, Texas — A Taekwondo instructor in Katy never let a disability stop him from becoming a two-time U.S. Martial Arts Hall of Fame inductee. Now, he’s hoping to build confidence in his own students through martial arts and encourage them to pursue their dreams. “With me, not having hearing is a big obstacle,” said Master…

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The Kashmiri female taekwondo athlete aiming for the Olympics

SCENES shines a spotlight on youth around the world that are breaking down barriers and creating change. The character-driven short films will inspire and amaze, as these young change-makers tell their remarkable stories. Afreen Hyder, 22, devotes her life to the sport of Taekwondo. The training, lifestyle and routines she follows are all geared towards…

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World Taekwondo launches development projects in three new countries

World Taekwondo (WT) and the Asia Development Foundation (ADF) have partnered to launch the WT-ADF Cares Programme in Mongolia, Kyrgyzstan, and Timor-Leste for a one-year period. The initiative is designed to provide orphans, prisoners, and street children in developing countries with taekwondo training and Korean language lessons. Under the theme, “Bright Future with Taekwondo”, the…

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