02 de Dic de 2022

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Martin Peterson heads to Mexico for training

PANAMA. Taekwondo instructor Martín Peterson heads to the Sports Center La Loma, in México, on January 14 to nourish his knowledge of t...

PANAMA. Taekwondo instructor Martín Peterson heads to the Sports Center La Loma, in México, on January 14 to nourish his knowledge of the discipline.

The center is considered the best high performance taekwondo center in the world.

Peterson, who will be taking the “Masters in taekwondo high sports performance and applied sciences” month-long course, thanked the support that PANDEPORTES has given him and feels happy to be one of 10 people chosen worldwide to visit the center.

Peterson said , the course will be lead by professor Ireno Fargas, two time world champion in taekwondo, and who coached two medal winning Olympic athletes one winning gold medal for Mexico and another who took silver for the Dominican Republic at the Beijing Olympics.

“The purpose is to bring these knowledge and share them with coaches and athletes in all provinces; I am happy and thank God for this opportunity.”

It is worth mentioning that Martin Peterson recently reached the IV Dan level, presented by the great master Jung Hoe Ku (IX Dan kukiwon).

Jung Hoe Ku is known worldwide as someone who helped spread Taekwondo across more than 85 countries, a mission he fulfilled as a special envoy from Korea. He was two times national champion in Korea, a technical instructor and a Kukiwon Counselor.