CHINA - MasTKD was informed by World Taekwondo authorities, that the Asian Qualification Tournament that would be held in Wuxi, China, in April, will no longer be held in that country. MasTKD Español.
India - The 2020 Indo Korean Taekwondo Cultural Festival & International Award Ceremony wrapped up in a great success in Kolkata, India on February 5, 2020, with the attendance of WT President Chungwon Choue and the WT Demonstration Team.
South Korea - World Taekwondo announced that head protectors with face shields will be worn by Para Taekwondo athletes competing at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games and Continental Qualification Tournaments in order to further ensure athlete safety.
Russia - After the Council Meeting held recently in Moscow, Russia, the members approved new amendments at the medical code, that include several changes in order to protect the integrity of the athletes competing at WT sanctioned events. MasTKD.com talked in exclusive with Dr. David Jeong, Medical Committee Chairman about all these topics.
Russia - MasTKD.com talked in exclusive with the Para-Taekwondo Referee Chairman, Chakir Chelbat, who attended the Gala Dinner and Council Meeting held in Moscow Russia, where he told us that the Para-Taekwondo Referee Committee is having the same process of selection of referees as the Kyorugi Referee Committee is doing.
South Korea - With the occasion of the WT Poomsae Technical Meeting recently held in Taekwondowon, Korea, MasTKD talked in exclusive with Master Jung Heon Kim, Poomsae Committee Chairman about the drastic changes that the Poomsae format competition has been having, and how is the WT Poomsae committee preparing in order to improve the rules and regulations.
Russia - In occasion of the Grand Prix Final held in Moscow, MasTKD talked in exclusive with the International Referee, Jasna Golubič about the preparation of the referees for the Olympic Games, and qualities they should have to can officiate there.
Russia - Skylar Park from Canada (-57Kg.) talked in exclusive with MasTKD about her qualification to the Olympic Games "Tokyo 2020".