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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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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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Silat

Silat is a collective word for a class of indigenous martial arts from the geo-cultural area of Southeast Asia, more precisely in the Malay Archipelago, a region known locally as Nusantara. It is traditionally practised in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, portions of the Philippines,  southern part of Thailand and central part of Vietnam. There are hundreds of different styles (aliran) and schools (perguruan) but they tend to focus…

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USA Gymnastics President Kerry Perry Forced To Resign

  USA Gymnastics chief executive Kerry Perry has been forced to resign amid mounting pressure from the U.S. Olympic Committee after a series of high-profile missteps in her nine-month tenure as head of the national governing body. Perry’s removal will be announced Tuesday along with additional steps toward reorganizing USA Gymnastics. Perry had been criticized…

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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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#NotInMySport

#NotInMySport – Recognizing and Preventing Grooming Toolkit  USA Taekwondo kicked off the #NOTINMYSPORT Campaign this month. It will be focusing on increasing awareness of Grooming. The goal will be to educate the sports community on what behaviors and signs to look for to help prevent grooming from happening to any athlete. Grooming is a behavior that is…

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