MAWN: As you know, Taekwondo has over 100 million practitioners worldwide because of tournaments, including the Olympic Games. However, lately in advanced countries like the U.S. almost 90% of adults have left because of the contact. Can you offer any suggestions or solutions to improve our future? SHL: I enjoy tournaments, and many of my students do as well. However, focusing only on the sporting aspects of Taekwondo has left a significant gap in our training. Older students, who get injured, often do not heal as quickly as younger practitioners, miss time from work or training, and must deal with the effects of injury. If we limit our training to
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