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To the Fighter in Red Go a Few More Spoils

By NICHOLAS BAKALAR Published: August 16, 2008 If you are betting on Olympic tae kwon do, you may do well to consider the color of the fighter’s protective gear. A German study has found that referees consistently favor the fighter wearing red, although the researchers say they are not sure why. In Olympic tae kwon … Continue Reading

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The Belt Colours of Tae kwon do

The belts and their colours that are used with Tae kwon do are not just a haphazard range of colors that are used to separate the rankings inside the martial-art.  In Tae kwon do, each belt colour contains a significance which allows martial artists know with regards to their development and expanding expertise.  Belts will … Continue Reading

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Taekwondo association denies suspension rumors

From: Staff Writer for Taipei Times The Chinese Taipei Taekwondo Association (CTTA) denied rumors that it was to be suspended by the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) as a result of its request for international arbitration in a case involving the disqualification of a Taiwanese athlete at last year’s Asian Games. “There is no such move,” … Continue Reading

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London 2012 Olympics: taekwondo given massive boost with UK Sport funding increase in build-up to Games

By: Bob Williams for the Telegraph Taekwondo is one of six Olympic sports receiving funding increases by UK Sport for the final 18 months before the London 2012 Games. An overall increase of £2.6 million is being shared out between the sports where a chance of winning extra medals has been identified – rowing, gymnastics, … Continue Reading

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To the Fighter in Red Go a Few More Spoils

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By NICHOLAS BAKALAR Published: August 16, 2008 If you are betting on Olympic tae kwon do, you may do well to consider the color of the fighter’s protective gear. A German study has found that referees consistently favor the fighter wearing red, although the researchers say they are not sure why. In Olympic tae kwon … Continue Reading

The Belt Colours of Tae kwon do

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The belts and their colours that are used with Tae kwon do are not just a haphazard range of colors that are used to separate the rankings inside the martial-art.  In Tae kwon do, each belt colour contains a significance which allows martial artists know with regards to their development and expanding expertise.  Belts will … Continue Reading

Taekwondo association denies suspension rumors

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From: Staff Writer for Taipei Times The Chinese Taipei Taekwondo Association (CTTA) denied rumors that it was to be suspended by the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) as a result of its request for international arbitration in a case involving the disqualification of a Taiwanese athlete at last year’s Asian Games. “There is no such move,” … Continue Reading

London 2012 Olympics: taekwondo given massive boost with UK Sport funding increase in build-up to Games

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By: Bob Williams for the Telegraph Taekwondo is one of six Olympic sports receiving funding increases by UK Sport for the final 18 months before the London 2012 Games. An overall increase of £2.6 million is being shared out between the sports where a chance of winning extra medals has been identified – rowing, gymnastics, … Continue Reading

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