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  1. Dismissing Hong Kong's disability tabooRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WISW-AM Columbia

    During an exhibition in Hong Kong, Lee Ching proudly poses with her top prize winning creation -- a bright green clutch stitched together using an old nylon rice bag and a bottle top. The 31-year-old Lee happily shows off her winning display, telling visitors how much fun she had making the bag with her partner, a local design college student.

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  2. Sheffield instructor's taekwondo classes strike it right for 25 yearsRead the original story

    Monday Jan 26 | Sheffield Star

    ... in January 1990 - and has gone onto train more than 200 athletes up to black belt level. As a member of the Tae Kwon Do association of Great Britain, Graham is a 7th dan world master and has competed at national and international competitions around ...

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  3. Martial art to be used in policing protestersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Pnompenh Post

    Military personnel attend a handover ceremony in Phnom Penh in December where 200 taekwondo uniforms were donated by South Korea along with other training materials. PHOTO SUPPLIED Phnom Penh's military police plan to use a taekwondo-training scheme initiated by the South Korean Embassy to learn how to crack down on protests using jump kicks rather than batons and bullets.

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  4. NMSU hosts international taekwondo conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    Je Gyoung Kim, 1992 Olympic gold medalist in taekwondo, instructs students during an international conference Saturday at the New Mexico State University Activity Center. After an academic forum Friday, Saturday's agenda consisted of eight physical activity workshops on various aspects of taekwondo.

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  5. Cops trade carbines for kicksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Pnompenh Post

    Police officials pose for a photo with a new taekwondo outfit in December last year in Phnom Penh after they were donated by South Korea. PHOTO SUPPLIED Phnom Penh's military police officers are shedding their uniforms and giving their assault rifles a rest in favour of white robes and hand-to-hand combat under a taekwondo-training scheme initiated by the South Korean Embassy.

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  6. Oklahoma prepares for Dragon Kim's Taekwondo ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Examiner.com

    ... ity of Edmond, the Oklahoma City metro and our state with an opportunity to experience the sport and artistry of Tae Kwon Do ."

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  7. Van Orin offering self-defense classRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Bureau County Republican

    Breakout! Van Orin, the taekwondo ministry of Van Orin Gospel Church, will offer a six-week self-defense seminar at 7 p.m. beginning Feb. 2. No previous martial arts experience necessary. Students will learn practical and effective techniques to defend against various types of strikes and holds as well as ground-fighting techniques.

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  8. Martial arts seminar raises funds for the Royal British Legion Poppy AppealRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | Bedford Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Coach Adrian Felice said: "Normally known for spectacular kicks and rapid striking, practitioners of the popular martial art Taekwondo showed their charitable side by participating in a charity seminar.

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  9. Lance getting second chance in MMARead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... I feel those are the real heroes." Lance has had to make time to train working around his job. Lance also does Tae Kwon Do with Frank White, Sr. and trains with Ray Nelson. "I'm working harder and training harder for this fight than I've ever ...

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  10. Olympic Taekwondo Hosting CNNC Open HouseRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | Cheshire Herald

    Come out on Saturday, Jan. 24, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m at Olympic Taekwondo, 136 Elm St., for the first 2015 CNNC Open House. It will be a great opportunity to get out of the house and do something fun during this cold month of January as well as a chance to catch up with or meet residents.

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  11. Culture Vulture: Finding the art in martial artRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | The Straits Times

    Capoeira is not an injury-free sport, but one is transported to another plane by the music as the body reacts to space around Players of Brazilian Capoeira, a mixture of dance and martial art inherited from the times of slavery, perform to celebrate the nomination of Capoeira to the list of UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. --PHOTO: AFP Just over a year ago, I stood on a bench at the Istana Park, tiptoeing as I strained to look over a crowd of people standing in a loose circle.

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  12. Teacher of the Blind and Visually Impaired Uses Martial Arts Bringing ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | PRWeb

    Sherry Kay Cataldo, a teacher of the blind and visually impaired and avid martial artist, hosted a Brazilian JiuJitsu Seminar on January 10, 2015 at White Tiger Taekwondo & Martial Arts in Cary, NC, in support of the Blind Judo Foundation and their efforts to empower the visually impaired through the sport of Judo. Sherry Kay Cataldo is not your ordinary teacher of the blind and visually impaired.

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  13. 11-year-old taekwondo star sets sights on Olympic successRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Darlington and Stockton Times

    HIGH KICK: 11-year-old Brooklyn Burnside has been selected for the team GB national cadet development squad Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT HIGH KICK: 11-year-old Brooklyn Burnside has been selected for the team GB national cadet development squad Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT HIGH KICK: 11-year-old Brooklyn Burnside has been selected for the team GB national cadet development squad Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT HIGH KICK: 11-year-old Brooklyn Burnside has been selected for the team GB national cadet development squad Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT A YOUNG martial artist who hopes to follow in the footsteps of her Olympic hero has been selected for a national squad.

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  14. But wait, there's moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | The Block Island Times

    ... made contact," said Sal. (It would most definitely ruined my day.) In addition to his 6th. Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do, Grant also studied Aikido. He excelled in this discipline also. As a sailor, martial artist, writer, and guitar player, I've ...

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  15. Tri-Valley Karate kicks off New YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Examiner.com

    ... in `the Karate Kid and move like the men in the old kung fu movies," he laughs. "So, in 1988 I began with Tae Kwon Do and a year later switched to karate." Mandal's childhood ambition would become a reality after committing himself to more than 25 ...

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  16. Martial arts: Richard Jones crowned World Taekwondo champion af Telford gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | IcCheshire Online

    More than 1,800 students of the Korean discipline from the UK, central Europe, Asia, America, Australia and South America attended the competition. Jones, who trains with Richard Saunders' Wirral and Chester School of Tae Kwon-do at the Northgate Arena, also runs his own tae kwon-do schools at Kelsall, Duddon and Tattenhall, giving young students the opportunity to learn from someone at the top of their game.

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  17. Martial arts path to successRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | Examiner.com

    ... chosen, these traits will exist among those who have set themselves apart from the "average" practitioner. In Tae Kwon Do for example, what is it that excels one to achieve the highest of ranks such as Grandmasters Hee Il Cho and Myong Sok Namkung ...

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  18. Captain Grant Parker, the early yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | The Block Island Times

    ... do. But, Grant Parker had bigger fish to fry. He marched to a different drummer. He studied the martial art of Tae Kwon Do, and he was very serious about it. There were some standard issue parlor tricks Grant did at parties for our easily amused ...

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  19. Clutch of medals for city taekwondo clubRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Hereford Times

    ... bronze in the tag team, losing out to the eventual winners who were three members of the Scottish national side. Tae Kwon Do beginners' classes are held at Hereford Leisure Centre every Sunday and Wednesday, 6pm, contact Dave Sheppard on 07966 ...

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  20. Limpag: The right kick for Cebu taekwondoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Sun-Star

    It may sound easy, but it's actually hard as most of the time, the right for the job are those who don't want the job, and the wrong persons for the job are those who covet it. I'm not talking about coaches or athletes, as it is skills that determine whether they get the job, I'm talking about the sports leaders, whose leadership, or lack of it, can either sink a sport or take it to new heights.

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