Why aren’t all tournaments like this?

“My students got the same amount of tournament experience from one 20/20 Armor event as they would have gotten if they participated in four traditional tournaments,” says TKD Keflavik Head Coach Master Helgi Rafn Gudmundsson. “That’s not an exaggeration. Have you ever been to a tournament where each kid was in four sparring matches, a poomsae competition and a speed …

The current state of Taekwondo, and how the sport needs to evolve; Through the eyes of a World Champion.

Written By: Yvette Yong- 20/20 Armor’s Athlete Ambassador. Canadian Olympic Team Hopeful and 12x National Team Member, #1 World Ranking WTF Taekwondo, and 2x World Military Champion. WHERE HAS THE FIGHT IN FIGHTING GONE? Let’s go back to 1999 when I first set foot into my Taekwondo club and watched in awe as two fighters went head to head exchanging fast and …