The Italian Taekwondo Federation (FITA) has been credited with performing a “small miracle” after teaming up with the Saint Pius X Institute of Vatican City to organise a course for students.
Since last October, 20 boys aged between 13 and 17 years have been practicing taekwondo three times a week as part of their curriculum. Olympian and European champion Leonardo Basile was appointed by FITA to coach the students. It is believed to be the first time such a course has been held in the seminary.…Read More
Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation fundraising mission reaches Kilimanjaro’s summit
Jordan’s taekwondo athlete Farah Al Asa’ad has successfully reached the top of Mount Kilimanjaro on her fundraising mission for the Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF). The THF’s Middle East and North Africa coordinator was part of a group which made it to the summit of Africa’s highest mountain after nearly a week of climbing. She unveiled…Read More
World Taekwondo Extraordinary Council looks ahead to return of taekwondo events in 2021
02/01/21 The World Taekwondo Council met virtually today for its first Extraordinary Council meeting of 2021, with a particular emphasis placed on the safe return of taekwondo events this year. This year is scheduled to see the return of the two biggest events in the taekwondo calendar – the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games…Read More
Zimbabwean teen teaches taekwondo to fight child marriage
“Natsiraishe Maritsa, second right, goes through taekwondo kicking drills during a practice session with young boys and girls in the Epworth settlement about 15 km southeast of the capital Harare, Saturday Nov. 7, 2020. In Zimbabwe, where girls as young as 10 are forced to marry due to poverty or traditional and religious practices, a…Read More
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C. R. TAE KWON DO EXPERT BREAKING BARRIERS
| Events in N. Korea likened to ping pong diplomacy PYONGYANG, North Korea – with a smile and strong hands, Korean-American tae kwon do grandmaster Woo Jin Jung shatters pine boards in hopes of breaking another solid barrier – the 53 years of division between North and South on the Korean peninsula. | No one…Read More
Tetsugen Eric Heintz 1945 – 2020 obituary
https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/desmoinesregister/obituary.aspx?n=tetsugen-eric-heintz&pid=197094052 Tetsugen Eric Heintz Burnsville, MN – Tetsugen Eric Heintz, 75, of Burnsville, MN, died at home on Nov. 6th after a lengthy illness. He was born in Waterloo, IA, on July 13, 1945, but grew up in Burlington, IA. He graduated from Notre Dame (Burlington) High School in 1963 before marrying classmate Sharon Eastin;…Read More