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Kangdukwon Moo Do in Vietnam

by Patrick Harriganon July 23, 2021
Kangdukwon Taekwondo took root in Vietnam and today boasts several schools with hundreds of students, mostly in Ho Chi Minh City but also with many branches abroad.
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Kang Duk Won Moo Do’s Global Success

by Patrick Harriganon July 15, 2021
[Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam] After training for decades with scant recognition, Grand Master Nguyen Kim Chau of Vietnam together with all forms of Kang Duk Won Moo Do are at last receiving a warm welcome into the World Kangdukwon Federation community.

Down the Rabbit Hole: Taekwondo, Black Holes and Finnegans Wake

by Patrick Harriganon June 17, 2021
Fifty-some years ago, I encountered Taekwondo. Little did I know that it would propel me on a life long journey that grows more amazing with each passing day.
Jim Wigginton is breaking multiple world records by climbing the highest mountains, leaping out of airplanes and diving to the lowest part of the ocean in an effort to raise awareness of thyroid cancer, which took his wife from him in 2013.

World Records topple to former WKF Chairman

by Patrick Harriganon February 3, 2021
Jim Wigginton is breaking multiple world records by climbing the highest mountains, leaping out of airplanes and diving to the lowest part of the ocean in an effort to raise awareness of thyroid cancer, which took his wife from him almost seven years ago.

Grand Master Nguyen Kim Châu seen addressing the North America General Confederation of Kang Duk Won Moo Do in 2015

WKF recognizes, salutes Kangdukwon in Vietnam

by Patrick Harriganon February 2, 2021
Nguyen Kim Chau, untiring advocate of Kangdukwon Taekwondo in Vietnam since 1966, recognized as 9th Dan Grand Master