Taekwondo demonstration team performs at Presidio

By Patrick Bray
DLIFLC Public Affairs


 

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A martial artists with the Kukkiwon Taekwondo Demonstration Team breaks a board during a performance at the the Presidio of Monterey, California, Aug. 3. Kukkiwon, known as the World Taekwondo Headquarters, is the center of taekwondo culture in Korea. (Photo by Patrick Bray, DLIFLC Public Affairs)

MONTEREY, Calif. – The Kukkiwon Taekwondo Demonstration Team performed the traditional Korean martial art for students at the Presidio of Monterey, California, Price Fitness Center Aug. 3.

The Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center Asian School II hosted the event. Following the demonstration, the team answered questions in Korean for the benefit of the students.

Kukkiwon, known as the World Taekwondo Headquarters, is the center of taekwondo culture in Korea with teams touring about 120 countries as ambassadors of the traditional martial art for the past 40 years. SEE MORE PHOTOS



Posted Date: 4 August 2016