Tag: Taekwondo

Guest Columinst-2014 Miss USA Nia Sanchez

May 13, 2016

Tae Kwon Do Life Magazine is proud to announce a partnership with its newest guest columnist, 2014 Miss USA and 4th Dan Taekwondo Black Belt, Nia Sanchez. Ms. Sanchez, as a former Miss USA, uses her fame to teach and inspire young woman on issues of confidence and empowerment.   We look forward to hearing her point of view.

In addition to getting married, Ms. Sanchez has been busy, since her retirement from the pageant life, traveling, lecturing, blogging and, most recently, creating her own You Tube Channel, which can be found at:



Essay Contest Winner: Nicholas Isaacs

December 13, 2015–  After some delay TaeKwonDo Life Magazine is pleased to announce the winner of the “Why I Love Taekwondo” Essay Contest.

The winner is :  Nicholas Isaacs

All the essays were thoughtful and inspiring.   The top 3 were all terrific and it took the Judges a while to decide but you are all WINNERS.

Special thanks to our panel of Judges:

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Master George Manlove

George Manlove, Sabunym (Tang Soo Do)
Black Bear Tae Kwon Do, University of Maine


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Master Edward Park

Master Edward Park, 5th Dan

Jake Gretner, 3rd Dan

Jake Gretner, 3rd Dan Instructor

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Jason Aptekar, 2nd Dan, Certified Instructor