|[ Etc ] Kukkiwon President Lee Dongsup visits Taekwondo Dojang experiencing difficulties|
Kukkiwon (President, Lee Dongsup) visited Taekwondo dojang experiencing difficulties due to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and gathered the opinions of various Taekwondo masters.
On Thursday, 4 February President Lee Dongsup visited the Incheon Taekwondo Association to listen to the voices of Taekwondo masters and had a meeting with officials of the Association including President Lee Hwahyeon.
President Lee took notes during the entire meeting and exchanged opinions with masters on ways to overcome the grave situation facing Taekwondo Dojangs.
“I would like to express my compassion for all of you who are striving to overcome this crisis during a difficult situation,” said President Lee during the meeting. “Saving training halls will be my very first priority, and I will concentrate all of my efforts to this task.”
After the meeting, President Lee visited two Taekwondo Dojangs in Incheon and listened carefully to the grievances of Taekwondo masters and the difficulties they face at the Taekwondo Dojangs.
“I express my gratitude to the Taedwondo masters who are not shying away from the difficulties brought by COVID-19 but instead are courageously facing those hardships with their heads held high,” said President Lee during the visit. “I believe that we can overcome any crisis if we unite and encourage each other.”
President Lee will continue to communicate with Taekwondo masters to determine the situation facing Taekwondo Dojang and organize a task force to come up with realistic solutions to support and reinforce the Taekwondo Dojangs.