Category: Taekwondo

2nd Place Finish for Kukkiwon, Is Still a Win

Kukkiwon, which had been suffering from scandals embroiling the leadership, has been demoralized, and the demonstration team quietly announced the return of Taekwondo excellence. The Kukkiwon Taekwondo demonstration team (director Park Jin-soo) has recently achieved a valuable moral victory as a runner-up in the US CBS program The World’s Best In the first-of-its-kind talent competition…

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Tomorrow marks the 272nd Promotion Test at Jungs Taekwondo since 1973

Tomorrow marks the 272nd Promotion Test at Jungs Taekwondo since 1973. 190 Thousand students have walked in and out of the dojang throughout the last 46 years, many of which whose lives were forever changed by their time at Jungs Taekwondo. Grandmaster Jung has raised over 5000 Black Belts throughout the years and has had…

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Bruce Lee: The Tao of Stretching

“One of the most important components of any martial artist’s training regimen is flexibility. Bruce Lee was forever coming up with new methods that helped to make him more limber, and he always made sure he was thoroughly warmed up before commencing his marital arts training. Lee’s friend and student Herb Jackson recalls that the…

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Valerie Loureda Impresses in MMA Debut

In women’s MMA on Saturday night, Valerie Loureda impressed in her debut win at Bellator 216, becoming an instant crowd favorite with fight fans. The 20-year-old Florida native’s 1st professional bout did not disappoint as she scored a first-round TKO win over Colby Fletcher in their flyweight bout at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville,…

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Take Time to watch leading presenters from around the World at International Academic Conference for Taekwondo

IACT 2019: OVERCOMING ‘THE SELF’ AND THEN BENEFITING ‘THE WORLD’  iACT 2019: Overcoming ‘the self’ and then Benefiting ‘the World’ Saturday – Sunday, February 16th & 17th Location: Kissick Auditorium, Arrillaga Family Sports Center, Stanford University, 641 – East Campus Drive, Stanford, CA 94305 The International Academic Conference for Taekwondo (iACT) is co-hosting its third conference on Taekwondo…

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Ever wonder where the Ethical Rules of Taekwondo come from?

Ever wonder where the Ethical Rules of Taekwondo come from? Zen Master Won Kwang(543-640CE) Master Won Kwang was a great monk who was asked to give all the Hwarangdo warriors guidance. Master Won Kwang gave them five important points to follow: 1. Be loyal to your King. 2. Be obedient to your parents. 3. Be…

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Snow Training in Iowa

https://youtu.be/6jhjLu59AJY Snow Training in Iowa Last few days record 30 below, with 55 degree below windchill.  Almost the same as visiting the North Pole.  35 years ago, Grandmaster Woojin, Jung Cedar Rapids, Ia, Taekwondo Times CEO/Publisher started snow training tradition with his students for developing discipline and confidence in life. Over the last 2 weeks…

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