Choue re-elected as Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation chairman
Chungwon Choue has been re-elected as chairman of the Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF). The World Taekwondo President was returned to the role unanimously following an online meeting of the THF Board. Choue founded the THF, which teaches taekwondo to refugees and other displaced people around the world, in 2015. He announced its creation at the…Read More
Seniors achieving black belts in Taekwondo.
Yellow belt Paulette Grim practices fighting techniques with her classmate Diane Malouse, a black belt. Posted Wednesday, April 6, 2022 4:38 pm By JOHN LEE RIDGELAND — Jo Dillon may be 73 years old, but her age hasn’t stopped her from earning a black belt in martial arts along with several other ladies in her weekly class at…Read More
Korean Embassy donates taekwondo gymnasium to UNIJOS
Seriki Adinoyi in Jos As the University of Jos gears up towards hosting the Nigerian Universities Games Association (NUGA) in 2024, the Korean Ambassador to Nigeria, Kim Young-Chae, has inaugurated the Indoor Taekwando Gymnasium Complex built and donated by the Korean government to the university. The gymnasium also comprises table tennis, boxing training arena, basketball court,…Read More
Iran’s Karami becomes coach of Pakistan natl. taekwondo team
TEHRAN, Mar. 29 (MNA) – Former world champion Yousef Karami from Iran has been appointed as the head coach of the national Pakistani taekwondo team. Veteran taekwondo practitioner from Iran Yousef Karami has been appointed to lead the national Pakistani taekwondo team for a year. Karami has traveled to Pakistan to prepare the Pakistani team with holding…Read More
5-Year-Old With Rare Heart Defect Loves Taekwondo and Captain America
MONDAY, March 28, 2022 (American Heart Association News) — Stephanie Johnson waited in her hospital room for her newborn son, Henry, to return from one last test. Her husband, Tyler, started bringing belongings to the car as the happy couple prepared to go home about 24 hours after Henry was born. Then, Stephanie heard footsteps.…Read More
Taekwondo Federation Netherlands boosts women in leadership roles by committing to diversity charter.
Taekwondo Federation Netherlands (TBN) is to follow an inclusion and diversity charter in 2022, with an objective to get more women, young people and people with disabilities into management positions. The charter, part of a Dutch Olympic Committee*Dutch Sports Federation initiative, comes after studies showed marginalised groups – such as those with disabilities, people with…Read More
RIP GM Charles “Chuck” Sereff (1933 – 2022) USA TaeKwon-Do Pioneer and Hero
With deep condolences we are sad to report that GM Chuck Sereff has passed away. We send our condolences to GM Chuck Serref’s family in this time of grieving. Below is some information on GM Serref’s life. Grand Master Sereff started martial arts in 1961. Two years later, he founded a Korean-style school of self-defense…Read More
Former Libyan Taekwondo Federation chief released after abduction
Former Libyan Taekwondo Federation chief Ali Mohamed Saber has been released after reportedly being abducted by four gunmen. According to the Libya Observer, Saber had been kidnapped from his home in the Abu Nawas of Tripoli. Saber had been held for 48 hours at an unknown location. The official was released yesterday (March 26). The National…Read More
World Taekwondo Oceania pens development deal with Mexican Federation.
World Taekwondo Oceania (WTO) has signed an athlete development agreement with the Mexican Taekwondo Federation. John Kotsifas, the WTO President, said the deal would “significantly benefit” both athletes and member associations in Oceania. Joint training camps in both Oceania and Mexico are part of the agreement, as well as the sharing of technical knowledge and…Read More
19 year old from Isreali wins World Para TaeKwondo Gold Medal
Asaf Yasur is Israel’s first para taekwondo gold medalist, besting five other contestants in the under-58 kg category. By Abigail Klein Leichman DECEMBER 13, 2021, 8:53 AM Asaf Yasur, Israel’s first para taekwondo world champion. Photo by Yair Glazer Israel notched its first para taekwondo gold medal after Asaf Yasur beat all competitors in the under-58 kg category of…Read More