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NEW! Cover Page Club

We are excited to announce that after 39 years we are developing a cover page club to honor individuals who have experienced the prestige that comes with being featured on the cover page of Taekwondo Times. This elite group of Grandmasters and Masters will meet annually to share insights they have about martial arts and…

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Karate Excluded From 2024 Games.

After 1 appearance at the 2020 Olympics, Karate’s exclusion from the Paris 2024 Olympic program is being criticized by the sport’s governing body and various national associations after being left out of the list of four additional sports for the Games. The world karate association issued a statement on Friday saying it was “deeply saddened”…

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KBS Journey to Peace Through Taekwondo

KBS Journey to Peace Through Taekwondo US & N KOREA WTF & ITF S & N KOREA. 2007 & 2011 Goodwill Tours. Will Taekwondo Diplomacy result in a 3rd Goodwill Tour? Can politicians finish what Taekwondo people started? “The children are saying unification.” What are we doing?” Jung asked!미국과 북한,남북.세게 국제,연맹,왜 못합치는냐고 애들은 묻고잊음니다. https://www.facebook.com/jungsub.hwang/videos/2273985392661244/?t=12  

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Gavin Himes – Helping others.

http://www.fox4news.com/news/north-texas-boy-using-martial-arts-to-help-others-overcome-bullying Gavin Himes from Korean Tiger Martial Arts Studio in Fort Worth is using his Taekwondo experience to help others with bullying. Featured picture from Fox4New.com  

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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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Houston Alexander; Giving Back To The Community

Houston Alexander is a unique competitor. He is from Omaha, Nebraska, and has competed in the UFC®, Primus Fighting Championship, Bellator’s Light Heavyweight division, Shark Fights, the RFS, KSW, and Adrenaline MMA. He has been a professional competitor since 2001 is known for his punchining ability. Alexander began his career with a 6-1-0-1 record, including…

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Martial Arts for Quality of Life, Greek Pankration

Dr. Kirk Daffner, 61, paused to center himself before beginning the first of more than 108 carefully orchestrated maneuvers. He jumped, rolled, did one-armed push-ups and slapped the mat with his open hand. He jumped in the air spread-eagled, touching his feet, then kicked at an unseen foe. Along with a handful of other men,…

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