Category: Open Martial Arts Tournaments

South Korea Atop Medal Standings at World Taekwondo Grand Slam

December 20, 2019 South Korea won the last two events at the World Taekwondo Grand Slam Champions Series in Wuxi today, clinching top spot in the medal standings. Bae Jun-seo beat fellow South Korean Lee Min-yeong 2-1 in the men’s under-58 kilograms final, while Lee Da-bin defeated Great Britain’s Bianca Walkden by the same scoreline…

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Pakistan Hosting 1st International Taekwondo Competition

Islamabad is hosting the Pakistan Open Taekwondo Championships next year, the first time the country will host an international competition in the sport. The tournament, set to feature cadet, junior and senior categories, is scheduled for October 24 to 30 in Pakistan’s capital city. Pakistan Taekwondo Federation President Waseem Ahmed says it will contribute to…

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Hwang’s Martial Arts Hosts International Competition

In the 33rd year for the event. Martial artists of all ages from around the world got a chance to show off their skills during Hwang’s Martial Arts World Taekwondo Championship at the Kentucky Exposition Center. The event showcased students between the ages of 3 and 73 displaying their speed, skill, and ability in events…

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David Kengen

Dave KenGen suffered from heart disease when he was very young that resulted in his hands and legs not developing normally. Karate has helped this 15-year-old Dutch boy overcome the pain of his disabilities and showcase his abilities. David started learning Karate at the age of 7, Dave KenGen loved this sport. With his untiring…

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Open Qualifier For 2019 WT Grand Slam

The 2019 qualification tournament for the Wuxi Grand Slam Championship begins tomorrow, April 26th and runs through the 28th of April, in Wuxi, China. The top 3 athletes in each Olympic weight category will be selected for the Wuxi 2019 World Taekwondo Grand Slam Champions Series, which will be held from December 17-22, 2019. The…

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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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