Taekwondo
World Taekwondo's World Poomsae (forms) Championships concluded this weekend in Goyang, South Korea and, to no one's surprise, the host country came away with the most gold medals. It was the 12th time in 12 World Poomsae Championships that South Korea lead the way.
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Makayla Greenwood
The Pan American Taekwondo Championships finished competition Thursday in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, though it would be hard to tell from the deficiency of information available regarding the final standings. Even the governing Pan American Taekwondo Union has so far failed to post full results from what should be their flagship event. Still, Black Belt managed to cobble together news from various sources to give as complete a picture of things as possible.
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Than Le
ONE Championship
A powerful and precise striker with a background in taekwondo, Thanh Le has developed into one of the most well-rounded mixed martial artists in the game. He grew up training at his father’s taekwondo school, where he learned not only the way of striking but also the path of a martial artist.
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The Peel Regional Police in Canada arrested a martial arts instructor Friday for sexual assault of a female student. Jason Beaudin, an instructor at the Mississauga Martial Arts Centre, is accused of multiple assaults on the victim, described as a female youth who attended the school, between 2019 and 2020.
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