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GAMMA Headed for Toward IOC Approval?

The Global Association Of Mixed Martial Arts (GAMMA) on Thursday, 19 December, announced that it formally submitted its application for Observer Status with the Global Association Of International Sports Federations (GAISF). Observer Status allows GAMMA to continue improving and strengthening governance, rules, policies, and global representation for mixed martial arts. This represents the first step GAMMA needs to…

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Special Ceremony – Jungs Taekwondo

Jungs Tae Kwondo 2019 Masters Tea & Sword Ceremony, Hall of Fame Awards and 277th promotion test. Very proud moments.  GM Jung performed tea and sword ceremony for Masters. Special ceremony with Master Lonnie Matthews, Master Forrest Gibson and Master Tom Strade. GM Jung made a special tea for his students. The tea is from…

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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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2019 Pyeongchang World Taekwondo Hanmadang

2019 Pyeongchang World Taekwondo Hanmadang, held at Yongpyong Dome for 5 Days from July 26 to July 30. Hanmadang has been receiving applications for 12 events and 59 fields (individual match : 8 events and 46 fields / group match : 4 events and 13 fields) for 2 months since May. There will be 58…

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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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Xu Xiaodong, Chinese Crusader or MMA Mad Dog?

Last month controversial mixed martial arts fighter Xu Xiaodong found himself up against a kung fu master who professed the ability to paralyze an opponent with the jab of his finger. This technique called the “death touch”, is part of pressure point fighting. A very real and dangerous system that is also extremely difficult to…

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Chinese shopping Mall Brawl

Taekwondo practitioners confronted by gym crew after giving noisy demonstration. Fists and feet flew in front of onlookers at Jiangsu shopping center. Gym workers fought with members of a Taekwondo school at a mall in Jiangsu. It looks like a scene from a martial arts movie, but a video that has gone viral on social…

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