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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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Taekwondo Black Belt only possible!!!!!

Today we redeived the best news for our Taekwondo family.  Master Robert McDowell 7th Dan Black belt, head instructor and owner of the Edgewood Branch of Jung’s Tae Kwon Do is CANCER FREE.  Right after hearing the news, I’m cancer free, he left the cancer clinic to deliver the news to his Taekwondo father Grandmaster…

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Forgery of Kukkiwon Dan/Poom certificates and pocketing money.

It has been brought to the attention of Taekwondo Times that there are Instructors in the USA and abroad collecting fees for Kukkiwon Poom/Dan certifications and not registering their students. These Instructors are making fake copies of the Kukkiwon certificate and passing it off to students as the real deal and pocketing the collected fee’s.…

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ITA Iowa Taekwondo Alliance Seminars

ITA is excited to start off 2019 with a pair of poomsae seminars. Saturday, January 26th will be a USAT Poomsae Referee Seminar. It may be taken for certification or audited. And Sunday the 27th will be a poomsae development seminar for all ranks/ages. Sign up for one or both and get ready for the…

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6th Dan Essay by: Rita J. Pearson – DEDICATION, COMMITMENT, LOYALTY

DEDICATION, COMMITMENT, LOYALTY Written byRita J. Pearson When you begin your journey in TaeKwonDo, most people do not think about the words Dedication, Commitment and Loyalty. We follow the five tenets of TaeKwonDo, courtesy, integrity, perseverance, self-control and indomitable spirit; but without dedication, loyalty and commitment to TaeKwonDo you will not achieve them. According to…

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2019 iACT Conference Set For February 2019

The International Academic Conference for Taekwondo (iACT), along with Stanford’s Center for East Asian Studies and Stanford Athletics, is hosting its third conference on Taekwondo and martial arts on February 16th & 17th, 2019 at Stanford University. The conference is entitled “iACT 2019: Overcoming ‘the Self’ and then Benefiting ‘the World’ The iACT is a…

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Uniting the World Through Martial Arts

In 2007 a Tae Kwon Do demonstration team from North Korea made history when they visited the United States on a cultural exchange trip. The tour visited 5 US cities over 8 days and began a dialog that was continued the next year

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November marks the 100 anniversary of General Choi’s birth.

Toronto Canada was the adopted homeland of General Choi Hong-Hi, the founding father of Taekwon-Do. General Choi fled there for his safety to escape political persecution in 1972. He moved the International Taekwon-Do Federation (ITF) there from Seoul Korea where it was formed in 1966. General Choi became a beloved Canadian citizen. He received many…

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Giving the gift of empowerment

  A Taekwondo blogger mum from WA and Australian Taekwondo have teamed up in the hope of providing at least one woman in need with a scholarship covering all expenses associated with one year of Taekwondo Training at her local club or school. Kristy Hitchens, also known as The Mortal Mouse Taekwondo Blogger, came up…

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