South Korean pop concert delegation to North Korea increased to include taekwondo performers

Seoul has announced that the delegation taking part in the South Korean pop concerts in Pyongyang next week has increased to 190 members… 30 more than originally agreed with North Korea. The increase is due to the confirmation that a South Korean taekwondo demonstration team will also perform in Pyongyang. The performances will take place on April 1st […]

Rio 2016: Kim So-hui wins gold in women’s 49kg Taekwondo

Now,… let’s get our daily update from the 2016 Olympics in Rio. After a bad couple of days with loss after loss.. Korea finally added two medals from the country’s traditional martial art, Taekwondo, on Day 12. We have our Lee Un-shin with us. Unshin, Korea’s medal drought is finally over That’s right. Seems like Korea was longing […]

Two Koreas to hold Taekwondo performance in Switzerland next month

Seoul and Pyeongyang will put on a Taekwondo performance together in Switzerland to mark the 25th anniversary of the martial art becoming an Olympic sport. According to World Taekwondo, with support from the IOC, the show will be held at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne on April 11th… with North Korea’s International Taekwondo Federation. The performance was suggested […]

“Peace is more precious than triumph”…Taekwondo delivers a message of peace in Vatican

South Korean Taekwondo performers showed off their dynamic moves at the Vatican and delivered their message of peace to the world. They performed in front of Pope Francis at Saint Peter’s Square on Wednesday. At the end of the performance, they revealed a banner with the message “One World, One Taekwondo” to show their wish for a peaceful […]

2019 World Taekwondo Hanmadang kicks off in PyeongChang

Korea’s biggest annual martial arts festival,… the World Taekwondo Hanmadang,… kicked off today in PyeongChang for a five-day run… where we’ll be seeing plenty of head-height kicks, jumping and spinning kick techniques. Our Choi Si-young takes us there. Taekwondo practitioners are showing off board-breaking performances,… jumping high in the air and crushing them with their bare feet. This […]

2018 Global Taekwondo Festival taking place in South Korea’s Muju

Young athletes from all over the world are in South Korea this week to learn and experience the nation’s favorite martial art Taekwondo. Taking us to the 2018 Global Taekwondo Demonstration Festival in Muju county is our Yoon Jung-min. Courtesy, integrity, perseverance, self-control and an indomitable spirit. These attributes represent the spirit of Korea’s national martial art Taekwondo. […]

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