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Special Feature: Interview with Grandmaster Rich Hodder

(Denver, CO) – According to a rough estimation from publicly available Kukkiwon data, about 10% of martial artists have currently reached the rank of 1st degree black belt. Of all the black belts, about 3% are ranked 4th dan and … Continue reading

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Colorado State Team Finalized

(Henderson, CO) – The Colorado State Taekwondo Association held its annual team trials on August 17th, 2013. Athletes from many schools came to face off for positions on team for both the sparring and poomsae events. As has previously been … Continue reading

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Colorado Martial Arts Awards

Denver, CO – Colorado Martial Arts News is proud to announce the inaugural red-carpet Colorado Martial Arts Awards!  These awards seek to recognize outstanding accomplishments by martial artists in the state. This includes things like competitions won, but also things … Continue reading

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Colorado State Taekwondo Association to Sponsor Athletes for Nationals

(Denver, CO) – The Colorado State Taekwondo Association (COSTA) will give $50 stipends to any Colorado athlete who competes at the US National Championships in Chicago. Athletes must register for the national championships and pay first, and then email a … Continue reading

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Olympians to host Seminar in preparation for World Taekwondo Championships

(Aurora, CO) – The Korean Academy of Taekwondo will host a special seminar on June 15th, 2013. The seminar will be put on by the Tajikistan National Taekwondo Team, including 2012 Olympians Farkhod Negmatov and Alisher Gulov. National team member … Continue reading

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Colorado Results from US Open – Senior Divisions

(Las Vegas, NV) – The senior divisions at the US Open Taekwondo championships featured an amazing level of competition. There were dozens of Olympians present as well as those trying to leave their mark on the sport of Taekwondo. Colorado … Continue reading

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Colorado Elementary Schools League Final Results

(Denver, CO) – Students from elementary and middle schools across Colorado competed at the 2013 Twin Dragons Tournament in order to earn points towards the Elementary Schools League Cup. Competition was fierce across the five events that award students points. … Continue reading

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2013 Colorado State Taekwondo Championships

(Aurora, CO) – The Colorado State Taekwondo Association (COSTA) held its annual state championships on March 9th at Hinkley High School. Nearly 300 competitors braved the ‘blizzard’ to come and compete with the best from Colorado as well as six … Continue reading

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Colorado Results from US Open (Day 1 and 2)

(Las Vegas, NV) – Colorado students from many different Taekwondo schools converged on Las Vegas to participate in the US Open Taekwondo championships. The event drew 2700 black belt competitors from 75 countries, including 33 of the London Olympians. The … Continue reading

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Pikes Peak Daedo Challenge

Aurora, CO – The Pikes Peak Daedo Challenge was held at Prairie Middle School on Jan 19th, 2013. The event featured 250 + competitors from across Colorado and the United States, as well as national team members from Iraq, Tajikistan, … Continue reading

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