Aretha Franklin knows what it’s all about! As parents, all we want is a little respect.
But wanting respect and getting it are usually on opposite ends of the spectrum. 423 more words
The World Taekwondo Federation has revealed its four tripartite quotas. Somalia’s Faisal Jeylani Aweys will compete in the men’s -68kg, Aniya Louissant of Haiti will compete in the women’s -67kg, Nepal’s Nisha Rawal will compete in the women’s +67kg and Miguel Ferrera of Honduras will compete in the men’s -80kg. 37 more words
If the opponents in a taekwondo tournament sparring match don’t engage with the first 5 seconds, the referee commands them to “Fight!” After 10 seconds of inactivity one or both of the competitors could receive a penalty. 709 more words
I’ve been studying taekwondo ever since I came to China last September. Unfortunately, at Christmas time I missed the grading exam, so I’m still a white belt along with a lot of the other students who got tired towards the end of term and opted to spend their weekends in the library. 225 more words