|[ Etc ] Advisors Lee Dongsup and Gang Seongjong Encourage Kukkiwon Taekwondo Demonstration Team|
Kukkiwon advisors Lee Dongsup and Gang Seongjong encouraged ‘Kukkiwon Taekwondo Demonstration Team (hereafter, Team) which was absorbed in its preparation for an online live performance, ’Great Taekwondo: Hi Kick’.
Two advisors, including Lee Dongsup (a member of the 20th National Assembly) and Gang Seongjong (President of Shinhan University), visited Kukkiwon at 11 AM on May 15 (Fri). They encouraged the Team that was practicing for the online performance ‘Hi Kick’.
Also present were the employees of Kukkiwon including Jeon Kabkil (Chairman of the Board), Son Cheontaik (Acting President), Yun Ungseok (President of World Taekwondo Academy), and the relevant personnel from Shinhan University.
The coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) has presented difficulties to the Team activities, including the postponed domestic and global dispatch and group training.
However, the Team has dedicated itself to hold an online performance ‘Hi Kick’ in order to deliver a message of reassurance and hope to the world and its global Taekwondo family’.
The Team performed a run-through of the online performance ‘Hi Kick’ at the presence of the advisors, which received gushing reviews.
Jeon Kabkil, the Chairman of the Board, remarked, “I would like to praise the hard work of the Team for preparing the live performance despite the difficult conditions, and I am sure that they will successfully finish the performance thanks to the advisors’ encouragement.”
Advisor Gang Seongjong also delivered 100 boxes of health foods to encourage the Team.
Advisor Gang Seongjong said, “I would like to express my gratitude to the Team which has prepared the online performance for people around the world who are struggle with COVID-19,” and added, “I hope the Teams’ cheering message delivered to the world will initiate a good momentum to overcome the crisis.”
Advisor Lee Dongsup also said with praise, “I hope this performance becomes a great help to overcome COVID-19,” and added, “I am really proud of the Team, the pride of Taekwondo.”
The online performance ‘Hi Kick’ will be live streamed on Kukkiwons’ YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/user/kukkiwonpr) at 11:00 AM on May 16 (Sat).