Thursday, June 19, 2008

Olympic Martial Arts - Expect good coverage

Backing up for a second to the previous post on Olympic martial arts.

I researched it and found that the Martial Arts currently in the Olympic Games: Archery, Boxing, Fencing, Judo, TaeKwonDo, & Wrestling. The Olympic committee also officially recognises the following Martial Arts as International sports but they are not yet part of the Olympic games: Karate & Wushu. Note the lack of any recognition of MMA. I would expect that this is a 25 year process to get accepted.

BlueWave from the Convocation of Martial Artists explains why there should be significant coverage of TaeKwonDo here in the States and cites the site as the best ongoing source. I just went there and I can see why our taekwondo team will get alot of coverage. Our team seems to have two brothers and a sister on the same team. And Charlotte Craig! What a story. Plus they're very, ahem, photogenic.

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