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An Olympian Barely Missed Gold And Gave A Gut-Wrenching Interview

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 08.22.2016 | Sports

For so many Olympians, it all comes down to the last second. When Great Britain’s Lutalo Muhammad, 25, lost out on the gold in the final moments of ...

Jordan Wins First-Ever Olympic Medal With Gold In Taekwondo

Reuters | Daniel Marans | Posted 08.20.2016 | Sports

Ahmad Abughaush, a 20-year-old student from Amman, claimed Jordan’s first ever Olympic medal when he beat Russian Alexey Denisenko to win Taekwondo ...

The Shiny Tongan Olympian Finally Explains All That Oil

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 08.16.2016 | Sports

Tonga’s Rio Olympics flag bearer, Pita Nikolas Taufatofua, stole the show at the opening ceremony when he appeared covered in a generous amount of o...

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan Breaks ‘Partisan Gridlock’ Boards

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 04.05.2016 | Politics

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) successfully broke four wooden boards with his bare hands for a crowd of about 200 people on Tuesday in celebration of t...

Taekwondo Tyke Has The Hardest Time Breaking This Darn Board

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 08.10.2015 | Sports

This child entered his taekwondo lesson as a small boy and left as a young martial artist. To achieve his new status, however, he had to overcome one ...

How Do Martial Artists Break Concrete Blocks?

Quora | Posted 05.16.2015 | Weird News
Quora

I've seen this before. It is really a simple trick when you understand the problem from a structural engineering perspective. The trick consists of a moderate amount of power and speed, and a lot of careful selection of the target material and geometry.

3-Year-Old Taekwondo Devotee Slays Us With Cuteness

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 02.20.2015 | Parents

She might not have been able to pronounce all the words, but that didn’t stop this little taekwondo devotee from reciting an entire student creed wi...

The Best Class I Have Taken

Tara Chklovski | Posted 04.19.2015 | Education
Tara Chklovski

To spend more time with my two little girls and to learn something new together, I enrolled us in a Taekwondo dojang.

A Taekwondo Match Turns Into a Dance Battle; Everyone Wins

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.04.2014 | Sports

A Taekwondo match can sometimes look like a beautiful, choreographed fight, almost like a dance. But sometimes, it can be an actual choreographed danc...

Taekwondo Fights Its Way to Become One of the Top Sports in Jamaica

Christina Brown | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Christina Brown

If the Jamaican team realizes its potential, black, green and gold colors may someday signify not only speed but also excellence in taekwondo.

Now THIS Is How YouTaekwondo

Posted 08.12.2013 | Comedy

Someone get these kids a medal! Calling influential world leaders: all international conflicts should be resolved as an epic dance off from now on. ...

Dude... Just Stop

Posted 08.04.2013 | Comedy

Sometimes it's best to quit while you're ahead. Unfortunately for this woefully unprepared martial artist , that would have been before this Taekwondo...

Girl Battling Leukemia Earns Green Belt (WATCH)

Posted 09.12.2012 | Teen

Monica Sandoval, 17, was determined to earn her green belt in Taekwondo, and nothing could stop her from realizing her dream -- not even being diagnos...

Joining the Peace Corps (or How I Learned South Korea Was Not in the Tropics)

Amy Lennard Goehner | Posted 04.18.2012 | Comedy
Amy Lennard Goehner

Had I known half of the "adventures" that awaited me, I would have come up with a post-college Plan B. And had I done so, I would have lost out on, well, remember the slogan? "The Toughest Job You'll Ever Love."

Fighting Franciscan Friar

Kris Wilder | Posted 12.26.2011 | Weird News
Kris Wilder

How does a karate sensei become a Brother in the Order of St. Francis? Well, first, both disciplines are based on... discipline. Discipline of the mind, the body and the spirit. The two walks of life seem to be very different yet there is a lot of commonality.

WATCH: Toddler Taekwondo!

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

This is one of those videos that really needs no introduction. It's an adorable Taekwondo match between two tiny baby people! Now, before you get ...

Want to Save The Planet? Change Your Green Communication Strategy

Josh Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Dorfman

We don't need new technologies. We just have to learn how to communicate about green choices more effectively so that those who don't identify as environmentalists will want them too.

Teen Delivers Fatal Kick To Taekwondo Opponent

straitstimes.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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THE teenager who dealt a fatal kick to his taekwondo opponent last week showed up at the wake on Sunday night to pay his respects. Accompanied by h...