AJTKD Media Team

Interview: insights of a psychologist on taekwondo and child development

Candida Couras has been the psychologist of the Jadir Taekwondo Association (AJTKD) for two decades, and her work began when her son, as a teenager, met and trained with Master Jadir and introduced her to the project. She had just graduated from college, but when she got to know the project, she felt motivated to …

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Sport to promote peace and transform the lives of the youth

For decades, sport has brought together people from all over the world regardless of their age, gender or ethnicity, to inspire and unite everyone. In Nelson Mandela’s words, “Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire, the power to unite people in a way that little else does. It …

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Four Reasons Why Taekwondo Supports the Well-being of Children

1. Taekwondo helps kids succeed in school You may be asking yourself how Taekwondo can possibly help kids in the setting of a classroom. Attending class, completing homework, studying more efficiently, and learning important life skills are just some of the benefits that Taekwondo provides children in the realm of academics.  School is a pivotal …

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Jadir Taekwondo Association signs The Global Climate Pledge to support the Climate Action Movement in Brazil

Jadir Taekwondo Association (AJTKD) has signed The Global Climate Pledge to support the climate action movement and help build a global legacy to protect the planet along with international businesses and organizations. The Global Climate Pledge is an inspiring, ambitious new movement that aims to bring governments, organizations, and individuals to come together and decrease …

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Environment Day at AJTKD

From the soaring high alps in Switzerland, the endless sand dunes in Dubai, to the rushing blue waters in Spain, the students at Jadir Taekwondo Association (AJTKD) were taken on a wild journey to virtually visit different countries around the world on June 5th.  June 5th was World Environment Day, a day created by the …

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