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Date: 28th November 2018

Kicking up a Storm with Taekwondo’s up-and-coming Stars

Ailsa Harvey & Harry McArthur

 

Martial arts are a variety of different sports that contain codified systems of combat. Originating in Asia and particularly prominent in China, Korea and Japan, the sport was practised to teach self-defence. As time has progressed it is used for military and law enforcement, mental and spiritual development and, most importantly for us, sport.

A lot of the techniques learned in one martial art can be transferrable with another, and there are no two more transferrable than kickboxing to taekwondo. Kickboxing is martial art that combines boxing with elements of karate, in particular, barefoot kicking. Taekwondo is a Korean martial art that emphasises kicking; this can be head height kicks, spinning-kicks, as well as other fast-kicking techniques.

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2018 Hockey World Cup Preview

Matthew Moffatt

 

The 14th edition of the Men’s Hockey World Cup kicks off today in the Indian city of Bhubaneswar. Two time defending champions Australia are favourites going into the tournament but will face tough competition from the world’s best in their bid to three-peat.

The event consists of sixteen teams which are split into four different groups. The top teams from each group will directly qualify for the quarter finals whilst the second and third placed teams compete in playoffs to determine the other quarter final spots.

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