International Taekwondo Day 2020: About, Festivals, Quotes

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International Taekwondo Day is commended every year on September 4. The World Taekwondo, previously known as the World Taekwondo Federation started this day. Obviously, the absolute first festival of International Taekwondo Day was held in South Korea, the nation where this martial art started from.

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Background

Taekwondo Day was made in remembrance of the day in which Taekwondo turned into an official award sport in the Olympic Games. It turned into an official award sport at the IOC (International Olympic Committee) General Assembly which occurred in Paris, France, on 4th September of 1994.

The IOC chose Taekwondo as an official art sport for the Sydney Olympic Games of the year 2000. It was during the General Assembly at Paris. Therefore, to praise this day, the 4th of September was set in Korea to be ‘Taekwondo Day’. Also, it was relegated to be a legitimate dedication day.

Appropriately, the fundamental Taekwondo associations, such as, the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF), Kukkiwon, the Taekwondo Promotion Foundation, and the Korean Taekwondo Association have been arranging the ‘Taekwondo Day’ occasion in Seoul then again.

Celebration

International Taekwondo Day is commended in all nations where Taekwondo has an important existence. The festivals themselves are not selective to taekwondo experts. Both common individuals and martial art specialists from different controls enjoy the day.

Thus, the day is typically set apart with serious competitions, exhibitions for groups, shows and different occasions. It is additionally utilized as a device to support individuals who are keen on to join Taekwondo.

Since Taekwondo has its foundations in South Korea, it additionally has its own novel method of observing International Taekwondo Day. The festival itself would typically keep going for over a day, ordinarily between multi week to ten days paving the way to September 4.

The World Taekwondo is the governing body of Taekwondo in Korea and the world. Hence, it holds a large number of festivals on this specific day.

List of Indian Taekwondo Players

  1. Latika Bhandari | Female | Under 53kg (World) | Under 57kg (Olympic) | Total Points: 64.10

  2. Rodali Barua | Female | Over 73kg (World) | Over 67kg (Olympic) | Total Points: 41.73

  3. Aman Kumar | Male | Under 54kg (World) | Under 58kg (Olympic) | Total Points: 37.33

  4. Kashish Malik | Female | Under 57kg (World) | Under 57kg (Olympic) | Total Points: 31.80

  5. Saurav | Male | Under 63kg (World) | Under 68kg (Olympic) | Total Points: 31.66

  6. Kanha Mainali | Male | Under 54kg (World) | Under 58kg (Olympic) | Total Points: 21.60

  7. Navjeet Maan | Male | Under 80kg (World) | Under 80kg (Olympic) | Total Points: 20.76

  8. Sonam Rawal | Female | Under 62kg (World) | Under 67kg (Olympic) | Total Points: 18.99

  9. Margerette Maria Regi | Female | Under 73kg (World) | Over 67kg (Olympic) | Total Points: 16.81

  10. Gajendra Parihar | Male | Under 58kg (World) | Under 58kg (Olympic) | Total Points: 16.16

  11. Akshay Kumar | Male | Over 87kg (World) | Over 80kg (Olympic) | Total Points: 15.65

  12. Sabita Ramchiary | Female | Under 57kg (World) | Under 57kg (Olympic) | Total Points: 14.45

  13. Naveen | Male | Under 68kg (World) | Under 68kg (Olympic) | Total Points: 14.01

  14. Shivansh Tyagi | Male | Under 74kg (World) | Under 80kg (Olympic) | Total Points: 12.70

  15. Purva Dixit | Female | Under 49kg (World) | Under 49kg (Olympic) | Total Points: 12.05

  16. Aishwayra R. Ravade | Female | Under 73kg (World) | Over 67kg (Olympic) | Total Points: 10.45

  17. Akshay Hooda | Male | Under 87kg (World) | Over 80kg (Olympic) | Total Points: 10.45

  18. Shivam Tyagi | Male | Under 58kg (World) | Under 58kg (Olympic) | Total Points: 10.53

  19. Sonia | Female | Under 46kg (World) | Under 49kg (Olympic) | Total Points: 10.00

  20. Shivani Lala Bhilare | Female | Under 53kg (World) | Under 57kg (Olympic) | Total Points: 10.00

Quotes
  • “I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.” ~ Bruce Lee
  • “Pain is the best instructor, but no one wants to go to his class.” ~ Choi Hong Hi
  • “Of those who start TaeKwonDo training, only about 5% stick with it until they achieve the Black Belt Rank. Then perhaps 80% of those who earn a Black stop there.” ~ Duk Sung Son
  • “The ultimate aim of Karate lies not in victory or defeat, but in the perfection of the character of its participants.” ~ Gichin Funakoshi
  • “I used to take taekwondo and made it to brown belt.” ~ Stacey King
  • “Training in taekwondo for eight years and then being able to do it in a film was pretty amazing.” ~ Dev Patel
  • “I got into Taekwondo when I was nine, and I started training Muay Thai and Brazilian Jujitsu later in life.” ~ Sean Patrick Flanery
  • “In everyday life, I use positive thoughts, sense of humor, Taekwondo, running, and yoga to make me stronger.” ~ Pom Klementieff
  • “I took Jujitsu for four years, which has no striking. My dad had me in Taekwondo when I was a kid, but I didn’t retain much of that.”          ~ Lucas Till
  • “I do Taekwondo and sometimes I paint.”           ~ Mackenzie Foy

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