20/20 Visionary: Anthony Cappello

In 2019, 20/20 Armor embarked on a search for individuals who excelled not only as athletes but as people who genuinely inspire us. “We were looking for remarkable people,” says 20/20 Armor CEO Ali  Ghafour, “people who represent the values of respect, competition, and love of Taekwondo that inspire us in our mission to elevate the sport. We’re calling these …

The Rise of the Midwest Taekwondo League Powered By 20/20 Armor

His students at American Taekwondo in Brookfield, Wisconsin call him Master Vorpahl. At some point in the future, we suspect the world will know Aaron Vorpahl as the “Vince McMahon” of Taekwondo. Master Vorpahl was an early adopter of 20/20 Armor, getting his first recreational electronic chest guards in the summer of 2018. Vorpahl started wondering how he could push …

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 …

How 20/20 Armor Energy Scoring Reduces Idle Time, Improves Fairness and Engages Spectators Longer

We have talked about how 20/20 Armor’s energy scoring improves taekwondo by rewarding power techniques and combinations, there are 3 more very important benefits to this system of fighting: Every match and every round in a match is dramatic – which engages spectators There will be less idle time – making the fights more energetic Referees can never decide the match – making …