Hollywood, USA (25 August 2021) – America’s Got Taekwondo. The World Taekwondo Demonstration Team picked up from where they left off on America’s Got Talent as they wowed the judges with a stunning quarterfinal performance and advanced to the semifinals via the public vote.
The 24-member team received the Golden Buzzer from host Terry Crews in the audition round earlier in June which fast-tracked them to the quarterfinals. In the quarterfinals, the Demonstration Team showcased their usual jaw-dropping acrobatics, gravity-defying athleticism and amazing Taekwondo kicking skill with a three-minute routine with the message of ‘Peace is more precious than triumph’ for a more peaceful world.
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The World Taekwondo Demonstration has wowed the world with their high flying, aerial stunt executing, board breaking, and breathtaking performances on NBC’s primetime hit show, America’s Got Talent. What started out as a long shot, Golden Buzzer saving pass in the preliminary rounds has turned into an international groundswell of support from taekwondo fanatics and newcomers around the world. In the last round the public votes were significant and the judges were amazed. This week the World Taekwondo Demonstration team, comprised of 8 Americans, some of the members of Team-M, make their way to the finals and continue to expose our great art to the world.
Taekwondo Demonstrations have always been a way to showcase the “Best of the Best” of our art and to attract people unfamiliar to Taekwondo to or Dojangs. Marc Zirogiannis, host and Editor in Chief, discusses the impact of Taekwondo Demonstrations, and the impact of this exciting display of Taekwondo’s best.
The episode also contains a tribute to Grandmaster Bok Man-Kim, who passed aways last week at the age of 86 years old. Grandmaster Kim appeared in a 2016 edition of Taekwondo Life Magazine in connection with the release of his Photo-History of Taekwondo.
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