In an exciting collaboration between the Pan American Taekwondo Union (PATU) and the recommendation of Panam Sports, the official launch of the first Pan American Taekwondo Championships in U-21 categories has been announced. This initiative aims to strengthen and prepare the new generation aspiring to compete at 2028 LA Olympic Games.
Raul Pinzon was president of the Colombian Olympic Taekwondo Federation and organizer of the only World Championships held in Colombia, as well as the first Kombat Taekwondo event. Now he has just been appointed president of the franchise in that country. MASTKD talked to him and this is what he had to say.Read More
In a significant development for the Kombat Taekwondo, under the leadership of President Rick W. Shin, and Mooto USA/BMA, headed by CEO James Kim, are excited to announce a new strategic partnership that promises to bring unparalleled benefits to Taekwondo enthusiasts and licensed clubs across the world.Read More
In a resounding achievement, participants of the recent Poomsae referees’ seminar in the Pan-American Region have garnered strong support, with the majority approved to officiate in WT-sanctioned events. Juan Manuel López, the President of the Pan-American Taekwondo Union, praised the commitment and dedication of these aspiring referees, highlighting their crucial role in the growth of referee bodies and their contribution to the progress of Poomsae events in the region.Read More
The President of the Pan American Taekwondo Union, Juan Manuel López, successfully led a meeting with representatives from 35 countries of the region to discuss technical and administrative aspects of the upcoming Olympic qualifying event scheduled to take place in the Dominican Republic in April.Read More