As an eighth-degree Taekwondo black belt and long standing instructor of the martial arts, Master Young Joon Yoo has helped instill confidence and self-discipline in thousands of students through Taekwondo. Yet in all his years of teaching and training, there was a special student who Yoo said taught him a few lessons.
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Starting on Tuesday, the church will add classes for ages 5 and older with special needs. Through the First Christian Martial Arts program, the church will begin to hold classes for special-needs children and adults to help with their motion/motor-skills. The church is located at 12536 Hanford-Armona Road.
Ukraine’s karate kids strike blow at Down’s syndrome stereotypes Sunday May 15, 201607:18 AM GMT+8 KIEV, May 15 – Little Vova Tkachuk has difficulty speaking because of Down’s syndrome but still loves practising devastating elbow strikes on the gym floor.
Wearing his taekwondo uniform with pride, a determined Dustin Peverill walks up to his instructor with a clear target in mind. He stares down the board facing him, ready to break it in half. Before the blink of an eye, he delivers one swift kick. “Yah!” he yells as the board snaps in two.