J Sports Sci. 2013;31(16):1815-22. doi: 10.1080/02640414.2013.803590. Epub 2013 Jul 23.
Affiliations: a Universidad Católica de Valencia ‘San Vicente Mártir’ , Torrent , Spain
In taekwondo, the stance position can potentially affect kick performance.… Read the rest
“The Olympic Taekwondo Academy’s Kicking for Miracles charity event Sunday raised $3,429.53 for the CT Children’s Medical Center. More than 500 boards were broken by members of the community, as well as Olympic Taekwondo Academy students and masters. … Olympic Taekwondo Academy owner Master Kiye Cho said the event stemmed from the responsibility of taekwondo students to be good citizens and help those in need.… Read the rest
“Saturday, September 24th, over 250 students participated in Healthkick 2011, a taekwondo board break-a-thon raising money for the Children’s Hospital of Orange County… $20,000 was an early tally of donations as of the morning of the event, and subsequent donations are expected to push the tally past $25,000 and will put Talium closer to their Healthkick goal of funding a $50,000 radiology consultation room in the hospital’s new building…”
“… Spectators were then treated to a world class demonstration from the Talium masters and demonstration team, where they matched daring stunts with skill, kicking apples off of knives blindfolded and various other eye-popping breaking moments… The main event, of course, was the students themselves participating in board breaking, after raising money through pledges from family, friends and neighbors, the students chose their favorite breaking techniques to perform tournament style in front of a panel of judges.… Read the rest