Thailand’s Korean taekwondo coach aims for gold

By Terry Fredrickson | Published: 16/07/2012 at 08:52 AM
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“National taekwondo coach Choi Young Seok has had great success turning Thai fighters into world-class medal contenders. … Apart from success at the two previous Olympics, Thailand also won their first gold medals at the Asian Games and world championships.… Read the rest

Coach Patrice Remarck behind 3 taekwondo Olympians

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Published June 19, 2012 | Associated Press

“LONDON –  When the taekwondo events kick off at the London Olympics, coach Patrice Remarck will have to multitask. … The Ivory Coast native and former taekwondo champion has at least three athletes from three countries competing in the games.… Read the rest

Maple Grove Taekwondo Coach, Father Honored

By Wendy Erlien

“Grandmaster Eui Lee, the head instructor at the World Taekwondo Academy of Maple Grove and U.S.A. National Team Coach, was recently named U.S.A. Taekwondo 2011 Coach of the Year. … Coach Lee and his club have produced more National Champions and National Team members in the State of Minnesota then all the Minnesota clubs combined, according to a press release….”

“As part of a local elementary school’s physical education program, Coach Lee started a taekwondo program last year.… Read the rest

Master Shin Wook Lim Appointed as Head Coach of the 2012 Junior National Team

By Stacy

“The WTF Taekwondo Association of Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Master Shin Wook Lim as Head Coach of the 2012 Junior National Team that will compete at the 2012 World Junior Championships being held April 4-8 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.… Read the rest

Taekwondo Names 6 Olympic Hopefuls

“… The Philippine Taekwondo Association has selected six candidates for the Asian Olympic Qualifying Championships on Nov. 4 to 6 in Bangkok, Thailand… National team coach Rocky Samson said the pool of six will be trimmed down to two male and two female taekwondo jins for the event serving as the qualifier for next year’s London Olympics… Comprising the male pool are flyweight JP Lizardo, featherweight Butch Morrison and welterweight Marlon Avenido.… Read the rest