Korea judo team rebuilds their pride… 2nd place in overall ranking

Over in Baku, Azerbaijan, South Korea earned the runner-up spot at the 2018 Judo World Championships. The team won two gold medals and one bronze to finish just behind Japan. This marks a strong comeback for the squad, as they failed to grab any gold at the 2016 Rio Olympics and the 2017 Judo World Championships. Also, the […]

Freestyle Kicking Battles in South Korea – Red Bull Kick It 2015

Let’s kick it! Here are the semi finalists. Ingun Yoo & Yonghoon Shim, Jacob Pinto & Changsik Lee Let’s see what other tricks they have in their arsenal! Ingun Yoo! Woah! That was a “cheat 1080” on 3 boards!!! Hurricane Kick! Yonghoon Shim vs Jacob Pinto Red Bull kick it 2015 Finals! “Let’s kick it”!!! Jacob Pinto!

Kick High and Far! How to Take a Goal Kick/LONG Backspin Shot Tutorial

Hey everybody, This is my tutorial on how to take a goal kick. Before I start, I want to say that this is especially important for goal keepers, but it is also useful for any position on the field. For defenders, it’s useful for clearing the ball out, and for midfielders– if you’ve ever watched David Beckham play, […]

Cool Kiz on the Block | 우리동네 예체능 – The National Judo Competition, part 1 (2015.12.22)

An ace came to save the Cool Kiz! (With fancy judo skills…) (The Cool Kiz finally achieved a win) (And…) (The Cool Kiz seized the chance to win) (A parade of hanpan wins!) (They achieved 2 consecutive wins) (So…) You’re entering a competition on November 18. A real competition. (It will make winter hot) (The passion of the […]

Cool Kiz on the Block | 우리동네 예체능 – The Tenth Sport, Judo (2015.10.20)

(Fall, 2015) (The Taeneung Training Center?) The Taeneung Training Center. Cool. Hyeongdon and Hodong are at the front gate of the Taeneung Training Center. It’s awkward. Just the two of us. They were all cut. Swimming was hot this summer. But that’s all past now. It’s perfect fall weather now. We’ll start the tenth sport today. The tenth. […]

Cool Kiz on the Block | 우리동네 예체능 – Celebrity judo tournament, part 1 [ENG/2016.08.30]

(The Rio Olympics heated up the summer) (They got here on their own through hard work) (We applaud their efforts) (Rio Olympic special part 4 is judo) Shoulder throw! It’s a total victory! (Judo athletes did their best) (We applaud their efforts more than their medals) (You are all our heroes) (The judo special is back and it […]

Korea wins 1 silver, 1 bronze in judo and weightlifting

And Korea scooped two more medals — one silver and one bronze — in men’s judo and women’s weightlifting in Sunday’s action. Korean weightlifter Yoon Jin-hee won bronze in the women’s 53-kilogram category on the second day of the Rio Games. Yoon lifted 88 kilograms in the snatch and 111 kilograms in the clean and jerk for a […]

Cool Kiz on the Block | 우리동네 예체능 – The National Judo Competition, part 2 (2015.12.29)

(Last week…) The national judo competition! The Cool Kiz worked hard. It’s time to see some results. Lee Juseong and Lee Jaeyoon. (Beyond the prince of the ground) (He suppresses his opponent with various skills!) (Jaeyoon won by a full point with a counter!) Ko Sewon and Shin Jeonghyeon. (Superb outer wheel skills!) He’s suppressing Shin Jeonghyeon. (Sewon […]

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