It is with Pride and respect that the entire staff of Taekwondo Life Magazine wishes our founder, Grandmaster Y.H. Park, Seven Time Korean National Champion, former U.S. Olympic Coach, Taekwondo Leader, author, children’s advocate, and champion of the Indomitable Spirit a VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!
On Saturday March 18, 2016 the Break and Bake fundraiser at the YH Park Taekwondo Academy of Levittown was the most moving and inspiring community event I have witnessed in 30 years in and around the martial arts.
Congratulations to Master David Zabransky of New York for winning the 2016 Golden Award. This award is bestowed on a martial artist that has contributed not only to the Taekwondo community but to making their surrounding community a better place to live in.
The Nassau County PBA Widow and Children’s Fund was chosen as the charitable recipient of the proceeds from the 2016 NY Open Taekwondo Championships and Korean Cultural Festival.
Mineola, NY– On Tuesday September 29, 2015, Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano held a Press Conference with the New York Open Tae Kwon Do Championship and Korean Cultural Festival Organizing Committee to declare Saturday October 17, 2015 “Tae Kwon Do Day” in Nassau County. On October 17th Nassau County will jointly host one of the largest Tae Kwon Do championship tournaments in the country at the Butler Building at Mitchel Field. This event also serves as a Korean Cultural Festival and a Charity fundraiser. This year’s recipient will be the Girl Scouts of Nassau County. The Director of the Girl Scouts was on hand to acknowledge the selection of the Girl Scouts as the charitable recipient. The Press Conference concluded with a high level Tae Kwon Do Demonstration courtesy of the YH Park Taekwondo Academy Demonstration Team, who will be competing at the event.
Photos are courtesy of James C. Haxton, Tae Kwon Life Magazine Staff Photographer.
2015 NY Open Taekwondo Championships & Korean Cultural Festival
Host: New York Open TaeKwonDo Organizing Committee
When: Saturday, October 17, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)
Where: Mitchel Athletic Complex -The Butler Building ,1 Charles Lindbergh Blvd ,Uniondale, NY 11553
The NY Open TKD Championships & Korean Cultural Festival annual event brings participants from all over the world. All proceeds are donated to charity.