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Taekwondo's #1 podcast, featuring interviews, news, training techniques, and information about Taekwondo from the pages of Taekwondo Life Magazine. We Celebrate Life Through Taekwondo, and here is the place to hear the best guests and get the most updated information on the art and sport of Taekwondo. From coverage of the Summer Olympics to the latest martial arts action film reviews, Taekwondo Life Magazine is always first on the scene with the most thorough coverage and enjoyable. Nominated as the "Best Podcast on Long Island" 2020, 2021, and 2022!Named the "#1 Taekwondo Podcast You Must Follow in 2021" by Feedspot.

Taekwondo's #1 podcast, featuring interviews, news, training techniques, and information about Taekwondo from the pages of Taekwondo Life Magazine. We Celebrate Life Through Taekwondo, and here is the place to hear the best guests and get the most updated information on the art and sport of Taekwondo. From coverage of the Summer Olympics to the latest martial arts action film reviews, Taekwondo Life Magazine is always first on the scene with the most thorough coverage and enjoyable. Nominated as the "Best Podcast on Long Island" 2020, 2021, and 2022!Named the "#1 Taekwondo Podcast You Must Follow in 2021" by Feedspot.

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Taekwondo's #1 podcast, featuring interviews, news, training techniques, and information about Taekwondo from the pages of Taekwondo Life Magazine. We Celebrate Life Through Taekwondo, and here is the place to hear the best guests and get the most updated information on the art and sport of Taekwondo. From coverage of the Summer Olympics to the latest martial arts action film reviews, Taekwondo Life Magazine is always first on the scene with the most thorough coverage and enjoyable. Nominated as the "Best Podcast on Long Island" 2020, 2021, and 2022!Named the "#1 Taekwondo Podcast You Must Follow in 2021" by Feedspot.

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English

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Episodes

New 2022 WT Sparring Rules Overview

5/9/2022
World Taekwondo (WT) has revised the sport's rules to make it more interesting after receiving criticism during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games for "foot fencing". Foot fencing is where athletes keep one leg in the air and hop on the other foot in an attempt to score a kick with the lofted leg. It is technically legal but considered bad form. Marc Zirogiannis, host of Taekwondo Life Magazine, does an overview of the new rule changes. He discusses the reasons for the changes and the expected...

Duration:00:15:35

The 2022 Goyang WT Poomsae Championship Wrap Up Show

4/26/2022
The Goyang 2022 World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships took place on April 21-24 as over 900 athletes and 224 officials from 63 countries retuned after a 4 year hiatus. Korea retained its dominance by garnering 20 Gold medals. Taipei took second (2nd) place. The United States, landing in third place (3rd) garnered a total of 28 medals and had their best showing since the event launched in 2006. It is truly an exciting time for Taekwondo and Poomsae and Taekwondo Life Magazine will be with...

Duration:00:12:54

2022 World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships To Start This Week

4/19/2022
The Goyang 2022 World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships is set to get underway on April 21-24 as a record 760 athletes and 224 officials from 63 countries will take part in the event after a four-year break. The 2020 World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships were cancelled due to the Global Pandemic. During that time Online Poomsae practice and competition became a huge part of Taekwondo practice. We did a program in November 2020 called' "How Poomsae Saved...

Duration:00:13:46

Taekwondo Life Magazine's April/May 2022 Magazine Review

4/12/2022
Marc Zirogiannis takes a look at the April/May 2022 issue of Taekwondo Life Magazine which is available now in digital and print. https://tkdlifemagazine.com/subscribe... The issue includes an in-depth interview with Amster Tony Byon. To see his full interview see: https://youtu.be/ze-aPy9OHJA The issue also includes content from the Kukkiwon, World Taekwondo, USA Taekwondo and the IOC. Dr. Casey Jones, Todd Jonas, Grandmaster John Ha and Grandmaster Douglas Cook all have great...

Duration:00:09:51

Master Joseph Lupo and Coach Peter Bardatsos Talk Legends Ultra II Seminar

4/5/2022
Coach Peter Bardatsos and Master Joseph Lupo join Taekwondo Life Magazine for a look at their upcoming Legends Ultra II Seminar (April 29-30, 2022). This is an amazing opportunity for Ultra Sparring athletes to get train, bond, and prepare for the remainder of the 2022 Taekwondo competition season. To find out more please visit: https://form.jotform.com/UFTKD/legends-of-sports-taekwondo-Ultra2?fbclid=IwAR328_q6eJJiOb7eEhDRQW3OhEBmYi7A4hYrVkvs5A9eOlmv16GjNBHW7Q8 Taekwondo Life Magazine is a...

Duration:00:16:51

Interview with Master Tony Byon (April 2022 Cover Story)

3/29/2022
Master Tony Byon spoke with Taekwondo Life Magazine's Marc Zirogiannis in February, 2022 as a precursor to his Cover Story for the April/May 2022 issue of Taekwondo Life Magazine. Master Byon is a lifelong Taekwondo practitioner, a competitor, Coach, and Master. He is actively working with the Jamaican National Taekwondo Team as his prepares to qualify an athlete for the Paris 2024 Summer Games. Master Byon's Taekwondo Dojang in Valley Stream can be found at:...

Duration:00:46:12

Top Five (5) Rules For Improving Your Local Taekwondo Tournament (Part 2)

3/22/2022
How To Improve Your Local Taekwondo Tournament (Part 2)- We take a look at the top five (5) of ten of the top things local Taekwondo Organizers can do to improve the tournament experience for spectators, athletes, and coaches. Part 1 can be found here: https://youtu.be/xYCfpjOpt5o Here are the Top 5: 5. Require Schools To Have Adequate Coaches Available. 4. Have a Pre-tournament Meeting with Masters and Coaches 3. Properly training computer operators and corner Judges. 2. Have enough...

Duration:00:14:03

How to Improve Your Local Taekwondo Tournament (Part 1)

3/15/2022
How To Improve Your Local Taekwondo Tournament (Part 1)- We take a look at five out of ten of the top things local Taekwondo Organizers can do to improve the tournament experience for spectators, athletes, and coaches. Part 2 will reveal the Top 5. 10. Offer Real Food- 9. Pick an adequate venue - 8. Prepare preliminary division brackets ahead of tournament - 7. Have better board breaking rules.- 6. Strictly enforce no spectators or students on the floor rule when not competing...

Duration:00:12:55

TKD Life Celebrates International Women's Day

3/8/2022
March 8, 2022 marks the United Nations' 2022 International Women's Day. At Taekwondo Life Magazine and in the Taekwondo world we honor our prominent and exciting women all over the world. While there are so many women we could feature we have limited time so on the episode we are spotlighting just a few that represent a broad spectrum. All women inside and out of Taekwondo should be celebrated and honored every day. Here is our short list: 9. Kyosanim Jessica Kwansnik 8. Nassau County...

Duration:00:13:08

Official Statement of the IOC on Russian Athletes

3/2/2022
Monday, February 28, 2022- The Official Statement of the IOC on Russian Athletes. The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) discussed again today the dilemma the Olympic Movement is currently facing after the breach of the Olympic Truce by the Russian government and the government of Belarus through its support in this. *Presented by Bet Online. Use the Code BLEAV ** For tour Exclusive Nord VPN Deal including 70% off plus on month Free use the Code: BLEAV...

Duration:00:07:58

The Taekwondo Photo Shared Around The World

2/27/2022
The Taekwondo Photo Shared Around The World. As international unrest captivated the entire world this week one photograph transcended the violence and military engagement as Russia entered the Ukraine. That photo showed a Russian Taekwondo Athlete sitting with a Ukrainian Taekwondo athlete in the spirit of competition and harmony. This photograph depicts the best of Taekwondo and the best of all of us. Host and Editor, Marc Zirogiannis, discusses this photograph and others. He discusses the...

Duration:00:20:23

Fistful of Vengeance- Movie Review

2/24/2022
Fistful of Vengeance (2022)-Movie Review. Fistful of Vengeance is a martial arts fantasy directed by Roel Reine' Starring Iko Uwais and Lewis Tan. This Netflix original film picks up where the cancelled series, Wu Assassins, left off. I give it a rating of 3/5 stars. Marc Zirogiannis provides his review of the new Wu Assassins film for Netflix. He discusses the relationship of the movie to its source material and how it fits into the career trajectories of its martial arts stars- Uwais and...

Duration:00:18:39

BLEAV in Tae Kwon Dog With Diane DiRoberto

2/17/2022
Tae Kwon Dog: The Power Within is a terrific Children's book (6-10 yr olds) which merges a love of the world's most practiced martial art and a love of mankind's best friend. Marc Zirogiannis, Editor-in-Chief, talks with the author about her Taekwondo background, how this project came about, and the lessons she hopes to teach with this project. The book is filled with beautiful illustrations by Susan Szecsi. TAE KWON DOG - The Power Within Tae Kwon Dog breaks boulders with his bare paws,...

Duration:00:18:36

Taekwondo Is Official for the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics

2/14/2022
The International Olympic Committee once again approved Taekwondo as an addition to the Summer Games. Since its Demonstration in Seoul, Korea in 1988 Taekwondo practitioners have been able to look forward to being part of the International Festival of competition every 4 years. 2028 will be no exception. Now Taekwondo practitioners from 211 jurisdictions will converge on Los Angels for the Summer Games in 2028. Here is the official Press Announcement from the International Olympic Committee...

Duration:00:08:17

Grandmaster Suh Chong Kang Passes at 92

2/5/2022
Grandmaster Suh Chong Kang Passes at 92. On January 30, 2022, Grandmaster Suh Chong Kang, passed away this week at the age of 92. In 1949, Grandmaster Kang founded his own kwan, which he named Kuk Mu Kwan. Grandmaster Kang, a 2009 Taekwondo Hall of Fame Inductee, was a historic figure in the founding of modern Taekwondo and its introduction to the United States. Grandmaster Kang is survived by Grandmaster Chungsun Kang (Irvine California), Grandmaster Hosun Kang (Edison New Jersey), and...

Duration:00:12:58

USA Taekwondo Eastern Athlete Academy Wrap Up Show

2/1/2022
The USAT Eastern Athlete Academy took place this past weekend in Gainesville Virginia at the Dojang of US Tigers. Sparring athletes, Poomsae athletes, Coaches, masters, and families traveled from all over the region to converge on Gainesville for 2+ days for training, working out, and learning under the tutelage of experienced and dedicated coaches. Simultaneously USAT certified Referees in Poomsae and Kyrugi were learning about the most recent changes in rules and working together with the...

Duration:00:06:43

Taekwondo's Upcoming Events For 2022

1/22/2022
2022 is in full swing in the world of Taekwondo events. USATKD has a number of Championships, tournaments, and Developments Camps scheduled in the United States through April 2022. AAU Taekwondo has scheduled their calendar through their Championships, occurring in July 2022. Even the Kukkiwon will be hosting a 50th Anniversary Expo in The United States this summer. Check out all of these websites or www.tkdlifemagazine.com for complete list of upcoming Taekwondo Events. The video version...

Duration:00:10:35

Is Cobra Kai Good For Taekwondo Dojangs?

1/9/2022
As season 4 of Cobra Kai continues to dominate Netflix's #1 spot in 2022 we take a look at the series and its impact on Taekwondo practice and Dojang enrollment. As of January 10, 2022 Cobra Kai Season 4 has been #1 on Netflix since New Year's Day. Marc Zirogiannis, Taekwondo Life Magazine's Editor-in-Chief, asks this questions as he provides his analysis and review of this season on The Karate Kid spin off. The Video version of this episode can be found on our YouTube Channel. *This...

Duration:00:14:33

The 2022 Taekwondo Goal Show

1/2/2022
As we enter 2022 the worldwide Taekwondo community will be focusing on their new goals and resolutions for the upcoming year. In this episode Marc Zirogiannis discusses the difference between Achievement Goals and Performance Goals. He also talks about how to make sure your goals are not simply unactualized dreams. Finally Taekwondo Life Magazine's host discusses how to live life as a person who has achieved, or failed to achieve, your yearly goals. Bet Online.

Duration:00:10:34

The 50th Anniversary of The Kukkiwon (replay)

12/30/2021
This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the Kukkiwon, the worldwide Taekwondo Headquarters. This is a replay of our March 2020 episode and comes as President Grandmaster Dr. Lee Dong Sup prepares to kick off the Anniversary year. Hopefully this episode provides a little background on the origins and purpose of the Kukkiwon. *Presented by Bet Online. Your Online Sports Book episode.

Duration:00:25:55