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ICM International Martial Arts Academic Seminar explores social value of martial arts

ICM International Martial Arts Academic Seminar explores social value of martial arts

By Seok-Jae Kang Asia Journalists Association Vice President CHUNGJU: An international martial arts academic seminar was held at the International Conference Room of the UNESCO ICM (International Center of Martial Arts) in Chungju, North Chungcheong Province on November 16. Under the topic “Exploring the Social Value of Martial Arts: Mutual Respect and Nonviolence,” the annual […]

ADF receives ‘Taekwondo Day’ commendation from Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism

ADF receives ‘Taekwondo Day’ commendation from Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism

By Seok-Jae Kang Vice President of the Asian Journalists Association  SEOUL: The Asia Development Foundation (ADF) has received a commendation from the Korean minister of culture, sports and tourism on 2021 Taekwondo Day. The ministerial citation was given to the ADF in recognition of the federation’s years of financial support to World Taekwondo to help […]

Koreas to showcase joint taekwondo performance in Switzerland in April

Koreas to showcase joint taekwondo performance in Switzerland in April

Taekwondo practitioners from South and North Korea will stage a joint performance next month in Switzerland to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Korean traditional martial art becoming an Olympic sport, officials here said Wednesday. World Taekwondo (WT) said that, with support from the International Olympic Committee (IOC), there will be a joint taekwondo demonstration […]

Azerbaijan and China come first place in 2015 Taekwondo World Cup Team Championships

Azerbaijan and China come first place in 2015 Taekwondo World Cup Team Championships

The 2015 WTF World Cup Taekwondo Team Championships kicked off on Dec. 8, 2015 for a two-day run at the Sala de Armas, the Olympic fencing venue in the Magdalena Mixihuca Sports Complex in Mexico City, Mexico. The World Cup is arguably the most exciting event on the taekwondo calendar being held every two years […]

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