Category: Taekwondo

50 Year Anniversary Celebration of ATA

Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau welcomed ATA Martial Arts last week, the world’s largest organization dedicated to teaching martial arts to all ages. ATA Martial Arts held its annual Worlds event July 8 to 14 in Little Rock, Arkansas. With over 1200 affiliated schools world wide, ATA estimates nearly 20,000 including visitors from most…

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Encylopedia of TaeKwonDo

Check out this amazing Digital TaeKwonDo Encylopedia set written by: General Choi Hong Hi, the founder of TaeKwonDo. This set is truly meant for any serious martial arts practitioner or teacher that wants to take their knowledge to the next level. This is one of the most comprehensive martial arts volumes ever written! As a…

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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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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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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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Turning Disabilities Into Abilities

Living with Cerebral palsy and blindness in her left eye, a Bethany-area woman has found her strength in Taekwondo. Morgan Barber, 25, is a blackbelt who focused on martial arts. “It’s not going to stop me, even if I have a disability,” Barber said. Six years after starting Taekwondo, there don’t seem to be many…

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