Menu
HRH Prince Rashid & Dr. Choue inaugurating the new facility of Azraq Taekwondo Academy

Grand Opening of Azraq Taekwondo Academy’s new facility

AMMAN, Jordan (April 1, 2018) – On Sunday April 1st, 2018, the Azraq Taekwondo Academy training facility was officially inaugurated by Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF) Chairman and World Taekwondo (WT) President Dr. Chungwon Choue, just short of two years after the launch of the Foundation’s first pilot project in the camp. His Royal Highness Prince […]

read more

Taekwondo Malaysia Organizes Fundraising Run for Refugees

Innovative fundraising and promotional activities for THF took place in margin of the Malaysia Open Taekwondo Championships, which were co-organized by World Taekwondo, Taekwondo Malaysia and the Asian Taekwondo Union in Putrajaya, Western Malaysia from March 1 to 4, 2018. The most noteworthy THF promotional event occurred before the actual competition, when all of the […]

read more

THF Partners with Daedo International to Help Disadvantaged Communities

We are proud to announce that THF and Daedo International have officialised an agreement to partner in development efforts, using taekwondo to help disadvantaged communities. On February 01, both organisations signed a memorandum of understanding, with an objective of enhancing current and future projects run by THF. Daedo International is a Spanish Martial Arts equipment […]

read more

THF and the Jordan Taekwondo Federation Partner Up to Support Azraq Taekwondo Academy

On February 28, 2018, the Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF) and the Jordanian Taekwondo Federation (JTF) entered into partnership by signing a Contract of Mandate to cooperate in the management of THF’s flagship project, the Azraq Taekwondo Academy in Azraq refugee camp, Jordan. The refugee camp of Azraq was created in 2014 near the town of […]

read more

“Taekwondo has had a great influence on my personality and behaviors”

Asma’ Abdulrahman Sleiman is a 16-year-old girl who lives in the Azraq refugee camp. The young girl has been passionate about sports every since a young age having practiced the different ones that were on offer at the camp. When she heard about THF’s Taekwondo Academy, she joined right away, wanting to keep busy and […]

read more

Azraq students perform in special demonstration ceremony

On Tuesday January 23rd, 2018, a special ceremony was held at THF’s Azraq academy on the occasion of CARE International’s 70th anniversary celebrations, the NGO that lets THF use its facility as training space in Azraq refugee camp. The ceremony served as an honorary ritual for students at the academy, where they were awarded for […]

read more

Meet Asif Sabah, THF Azraq Academy’s local coach

Asif Sabah was born in Zaraq, Jordan, in 1969. The Jordanian native took up Taekwondo at the age of 19 and started teaching the martial art in 2002. Asif is also a trained taekwondo first level referee and possesses vast knowledge on techniques and rules. He has been working at THF’s Azraq Academy since it […]

read more

Kiziba Taekwondo Academy concludes third trimester of activity

Since its launch in April 2017, THF’s Kiziba Taekwondo Academy has continued to increase its impact on the lives of the many young Congolese refugees who take part in training sessions every week. Noteworthy recent events include a belt passing test as well as participation in the 2017 Rwanda National Taekwondo Championships. This report also […]

read more

World Taekwondo President attends the Inaugural Board Meeting of Olympic Refuge Foundation

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (11 December, 2017) – World Taekwondo President Chungwon Choue attended the inaugural Board meeting of the newly created Olympic Refuge Foundation – an initiative of the IOC to support creating accessible and sustainable sports facilities within disadvantaged communities and initiate sport-related programs directed at children, young people and vulnerable populations around the world. […]

read more

Meet Wael, THF Azraq Academy’s first black belt student

Wael Fawaz Al-Farraj was born in August 2002 in Syria, and currently lives in Azraq refugee camp in Jordan. Now 15 years old, Wael has been practicing taekwondo since THF Azraq Academy first classes in the camp in April 2016, at age 13. A year and a half later, he has become one of THF’s […]

read more
Showing 11 to 20 of 75 results
  TOP