Monday, 01 July 2013

Italian Passion

As Marco Alcini writes, 2012 was a golden year for Italian taekwondo, with Olympic success paving the way for taekwondo to break into the inner circle of the nation's sports.
Cristina Rufener fills us in on the activities of the Uruguayan taekwondo community.
Jarkko Mäkinen briefs us on the ongoing Finnish efforts to create a cutting-edge facility and organizational structure for taekwondo training.
The Romanian Taekwondo Federation is urging youth to take up the sport rather than falling victim to drug abuse.The Romanian Taekwondo WTF Federation, particularly through its president, Constantin Apostol, has enjoyed continuous and ever-growing…
Short, snappy matches, team bonding and a high public profile provided the keys to success for the Philippines' innovative new league.
Bulgaria is one of the younger of the European federations, but is also becoming one of the strongest.
Promising results in taekwondo and basketball competition indicate that this chaos-wracked nation is getting back on track.
Simon Peter Komakech, secretary general of the Uganda Taekwondo Federation, briefs us on the various challenges Ugandan taekwondo has overcome as it has gravitated from the country's prisons to its sporting populace.
Milan Kwee and Lim Teong Chin tell us about Singapore's unique programs, which provide benchmarks for those federations taking taekwondo beyond sport, and enriching society as a whole.
Friday, 28 June 2013

Uzbekistan Takes to Taekwondo

Sarvar Shamusarov, Head of the International Department of the Uzbekistan Taekwondo Association, briefs us on the leaps and strides made by taekwondo in his country.
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