Category: Taekwondo

South Korean TKD Demonstration Team Visits Pyongyang

PYONGYANG, Oct. 31 (Yonhap) — World Taekwondo (WT)’s all-South Korean taekwondo demonstration team on Wednesday gave an energetic performance in Pyongyang, delivering a message of peace and unification. The team, comprised of 18 South Korean taekwondo practitioners and four supporting staffs, had a one hour performance in front of some 2,300 North Koreans who packed…

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Inspirational Maisie Catt

MANCHESTER, UK (Oct. 20, 2018) –During the Manchester Grand Prix, rising Taekwondo star and inspiration, Maisie Catt, impressively showed off her skills in front of World Taekwondo President Chungwon Choue and a packed crowd. At just ten months old, Maisie was diagnosed with meningitis, forcing her to have both legs amputated and replaced with prosthetic…

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Tae Kwon Do in China

Tae Kwon Do is extremely popular in China, with hundreds of schools. The Chinese Taekwondo Association is a national mass sports organization and member of the All-China Sports Federation. Its highest organ of power is the CTA National Committee, and the Standing Committee is in charge of the administration work. Taekwondo was officially adopted by…

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Pan American Taekwondo Festival Oct 13, 2018

The festival is scheduleded to begin Octomber 13, 2018 at the Westgate Las Vegas & Paradise Event Center.  The event schedule will be released on October 8, 2018 on www.patu.org. C olor belt sparring will be a Single elimination bracket, 2 Rounds, 1 minute each with 30 second rest period. Black Belts – Single elimination…

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Martial Arts America, Ankeny Iowa. Breakathon for Charity

On Saturday September 15, Martial Artists for Children and Community(MACC) held their Annual Board Break at Valley West Mall, Des Moines, Iowa. MACC is a 501c3 non-profit organization designed to provide assistance to the children and community through donations of resources, people, and time. We are closely related to Martial Arts America School of Tae Kwon…

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Oh Hyun-Deuk Kukkiwon Director Intends to Resign at the End of October

September 13, Oh hyun-deuk Kukkiwon President read the following statement to reporters and interested parties. I am deeply apologizing to the Taekwondo family members as Director of the Kukkiwon for any reason related to the investigation of the judicial authorities and reporting of MBC ‘PD Notebook’. I have been aware of my responsibility that Kukkiwon…

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WT Demonstration Team Opening Ceremonies in Rome

WT Demonstration Team’s performance at Spanish Steps during the Opening Ceremony of the Roma 2018 World Taekwondo Grand-Prix.The action unfolded in the grand and traditional Foro Italico in front of many onlookers. Over three days, 256 male and female athletes representing 51 different countries competed across eight weight categories. https://youtu.be/Ky59xVIvgF0

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2018 Asian games Closing Ceremony

2018 Asian Games Medal count COUNTRY Gold Silver Bronze TOTAL China 132 92 65 289 Japan 74 56 74 204 South Korea 49 57 70 176 Indonesia 31 24 43 98 Uzbekistan 21 24 25 70   The closing ceremony of the 2018 Asian games will have superstars performing for the audience. Superstars like Isyana…

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