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Free, open source AI system to automatically create tournament divisions and brackets

(Aurora, CO) – The Korean Academy of Taekwondo has come up with a machine learning model and associated spreadsheet that automatically groups competitors into divisions and prints brackets. “Life isn’t fair”, so martial arts students should train to defeat opponents … Continue reading

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2018-2019 CO K8 League Results

The 2018-2019 CO K8 League finished with a bang, with newcomers GVA Ft. Collins (Karnos-Kim TKD) coming from nowhere into the top 5, barely missing out on 4th. MdM became the first team ever to 3-peat, scoring almost double the … Continue reading

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Halloween Special – Clown Defense

This Halloween, be safe out there! Today is an excellent opportunity for marital artists, especially children, to demonstrate and develop self control. As a special bonus, Tom Lynn Jr from the Academy Martial Arts shows us an important set of … Continue reading

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Review – 2020 Armor

The following is a review of 20/20 Armor (2020armor.com) by┬áDaniel Coe McCallum, 4th┬áDan Instructor, of Shins Academy Colorado This initial review was done after appx 2 hours of use with each size (1-4) tested. After unboxing (ships from Canada), first … Continue reading

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2018 White Tiger Championships

(Aurora, CO) – The Korean Academy of Taekwondo hosted the 2018 White Tiger Championships at Rangeview High School on April 28th, 2018. Although most of the competitors were from Colorado, the event drew athletes from Wyoming, Tajikistan, and Iraq. The … Continue reading

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2017-2018 Colorado K8 League Final Results

(Aurora, CO) – The Colorado K8 Taekwondo schools league finished up a fierce season on Saturday, April 28th with the 2018 White Tiger Championships. Although the tournament itself featured 375 competitors from around the world, only the elementary schools points … Continue reading

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Review: New Taekwondo uniforms from Century

While Century Martial Arts has always offered Taekwondo uniforms, their selection, marketing and design has been more focused on the Karate and general martial arts markets. With their new line of basic 7 oz uniforms, they are definitely taking steps … Continue reading

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Shayna Reibman Black Belt Service Project Fall 2017

I have participated in several events supporting Aurora Warms the Night over the past few years. This is a local organization that supports the homeless population through food donations, clothing donations, hygiene items, and hotel vouchers when the weather reaches … Continue reading

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Local Academy Becomes World’s First Martial Arts School to Secure Black Belt Records on Blockchain.

(Aurora, CO) – The Korean Academy of Taekwondo has become (as far as we can see) the world’s first martial arts school to use the power of the Ethereum blockchain to secure their black belt records. KAT Headmaster Bill Pottle … Continue reading

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2017 Fall Elementary League Results

(Aurora, CO) – The Fall Elementary Schools League Championships were held on November 18th, 2017. The League has seen exceptional recent growth, and this year’s event featured 90 competitors from twelve different schools. Due to the size of the event, … Continue reading

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