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Photos: Syrian children learn Taekwondo in refugee camps

Sep 17, 2013

Photos: Syrian children learn Taekwondo in refugee camps

Thousands of Syrians have been housed in refugee camps have found a unique way to keep themselves occupied. They are learning Taekwondo - a martial art form, from Korean masters. Syrian children seem to be enjoying these sessions but the Korean masters hope that the adults, who are also part of their training, will be able to instruct the children themselves. Here are the images. #Syria #ImagesOfTheDay #Martial Art #taekwondo
Mamata, the streetfighter, has a black belt now

Dec 11, 2012

Mamata, the streetfighter, has a black belt now

Seoul-based KUKKIWON, the apex body of Korean martial art Taekwondo, will confer an honorary black belt on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. #Mamata Banerjee #NewsTracker #taekwondo #KUKKIWON
What the bronze medal means for Afghanistan

Aug 11, 2012

What the bronze medal means for Afghanistan

In a year filled with suicide bombings, school poisonings and kidnappings, including the killing of three US soldiers in Afghanistan today, Rohullah Nikpah's taekwondo bronze in the Olympics feels golden. #Afghanistan #Olympics 2012 #taekwondo #Rohullah Nikpai
Afghanistan banks on fighting sports for Olympic glory

Feb 20, 2012

Afghanistan banks on fighting sports for Olympic glory

Against all odds three Afghan athletes train for the 2012 London Olympics. #Afghanistan #Boxing #London Olympics #taekwondo

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Afghanistan banks on fighting sports for Olympic glory

Jun 20, 2014

Way to Go: Madison Mentz, Shirley

A Shirley student's passion for school safety has earned her a top state designation. Madison Mentz, a fifth-grader at William Floyd Elementary School, was named 2014 "Patroller of the Year" by the AAA Safety Patrol of New York for her efforts to kee... #William Floyd #YMCA #New York (state) #Darryl
Afghanistan banks on fighting sports for Olympic glory

Jul 07, 2014

San Jose: Powerful taekwondo presentation takes over venue

Nearly 5,000 competitors packed the convention center, helping determine who might go to the Olympic... #William Floyd #YMCA #New York (state) #Darryl
Afghanistan banks on fighting sports for Olympic glory

Jul 10, 2014

THE WEEKEND TEN

1 Martial arts Once again, martial arts experts from all over the world are converging on the Statehouse Convention Center for the American Taekwondo Association's World Championships, through Sunday... #William Floyd #YMCA #New York (state) #Darryl