The Korean fighter’s guide to tae kwon do and other martial arts

taekwondo competition

 

Shape up, meditate and protect your honor with a Korean-style wallop
By Max Kim 15 June, 2012

“When it comes to tae kwon do and other traditional martial arts, thousands of people tend to fly around the world for the best training and competitions.… Read the rest

Tae kwon do star Sarah is sportswoman of year

Sarah Stevenson pictured with her parents Dianne Stevenson, left, and Roy Stevenson. Picture: Michael Ford.

“OLYMPIC medallist Sarah Stevenson has been crowned Sunday Times Sportswoman of the Year following an emotional few months. … The tae kwon do ace who tragically lost both her parents to cancer within weeks of each other said she was shocked to receive the prestigious accolade.… Read the rest

Dream come true for Tae Kwon Do Olympic qualifier

By Dania Bogle

“‘IT’S been really been a dream of mine to qualify for the Olympics,’ third degree black belt fighter Kenneth Edwards told the Observer not long after that dream was realised. … Edwards, who has been practising martial arts for 16 years, became the first Jamaican to qualify for an Olympic Games when he made it to the taekwondo competition of the London 2012 Games in July after finishing third at the Olympic qualifiers in Queretaro, Mexico, last month.… Read the rest