|An Hak-sun, leader of the K-Tigers Appointed as the New Director of Kukkiwon Taekwondo Demonstration Team|
An Hak-sun, leader of K-Tigers was appointed as the director of Kukkiwon Taekwondo Demonstration Team.
Kukkiwon held ‘Appointment Ceremony for Director of Kukkiwon Taekwondo Demonstration Team’ at 10 am on Friday, March 12 in Kukkiwon lecture room, and presented a letter of appointment to the new Director An Hak-sun.
An, born in 1952, founded the Korean Tigers Demonstration Team (K-Tigers) in 1990 and lead the team. He served as chairman of Kukkiwon Technical Specialty Committee and Contest Division Committee in 2010, Director of the Poomsae National Team of Korea Taekwondo Association in 2013, the Director of Kukkiwon Taekwondo Demonstration Team in 2014 and 2015, Dojang field Vice-chairman of Technical Specialty Committee of Korea Taekwondo Association in 2014, and CEO of K-Tigers Co., LTD.
Kukkiwon President Lee Dong-sup said, “Our demonstration team needs to be reborn by enhancing self-defense elements based on martial arts. We ask for your dedicated efforts for the demonstration team to establish the identity of martial arts and play a leading role in the development of Taekwondo.”
An Hak-sun, the new director of the team, expressed his feelings by saying, “I feel burdened to be the director of Kukkiwon Taekwondo Demonstration Team which boasts history and tradition. I will help the Demonstration Team to develop further with a sense of responsibility.”
Founded in 1974, Kukkiwon Taekwondo Demonstration Team tours more than 120 countries around the world. It is the world’s best authentic demonstration team promoting Taekwondo. It consists of a total of 100 members (full-time and part-time).
▲ Appointment Ceremony (1) - After handing the letter of appointment to An Hak -sun, former leader of K-Tigers, who was appointed as the Director of Kukkiwon Taekwondo Demonstration Team, Kukkiwon President Lee Dong-sup (right) is taking a commemorative photo.
▲ Appointment Ceremony (2) - An Hak-sun, the new Director of Kukkiwon Taekwondo Demonstration Team, is giving a speech at the appointment ceremony.