Category: Para Taekwondo

The Gift of My Life

For World Para Taekwondo Champion, Lisa Gjessing, taekwondo is the gift that keeps on giving. The undefeated Danish fighter has won it all – World Championships and European Championships titles – but it is Paralympic glory that she has yet to achieve. Training with the Danish national para taekwondo team at the Makuhari Messenger Hall…

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Qualification Procedure for Taekwondo Paralympic Debut

World Taekwondo has reaffirmed the qualification procedure for the sport’s Paralympic debut in Tokyo next year. The governing body said they had received “many calls and requests” for confirmation of quota places after the November world rankings were published. Last month’s European Para Taekwondo Open Championships in Bari in Italy was the last official ranking…

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Taekwondo Master Teaches Classes at Anaheim Braille Institute

For 13 years, Lester Hubner has trained in taekwondo with Grand Master Sung Yang, earning a 3rd degree black belt and became an assistant instructor for the class. “You just cannot believe the feeling that someone like me gets from having people around them that they can help,” Hubner said. “When I’m out there, I’m…

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