Taekwondo group to raise funds for children's guidance clinic

Students broke boards, host martial arts exhibit

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -  

Tae Ryong Taekwondo School of Bakersfield is celebrating it's 4th anniversary and raising money for the Henrietta Weill Memorial Child Guidance Clinic.
 
On Nov. 10, taekwondo students and families from Bakersfield's Tae Ryong Taekwondo School on Hageman will be breaking boards and putting on martial arts exhibitions to raise money for the Henrietta Weill Memorial Child Guidance Clinic.
 
The school is dedicated to positively impacting the lives of children in their communities.
 
Taekwondo, which originated in South Korea, is the most widely practiced martial arts form in the world and has been included in the Olympic Games since 1988, and an official sport since the Sydney Olympics in 2000.
 
The Tae Ryong Taekwondo School of Bakersfield is run and owned by Master Hyo Bang. Master Bang is a 7th degree taekwondo black belt with over 30 years of martial arts training. It is important to him that his students learn that taekwondo is not just kicking and punching. It is also a philosophy and way of life.
 
The spirit of taekwondo is to develop oneself physically, mentally, and spiritually and he constantly encourages students to apply their increased abilities into their daily lives. Kicking for the Community is an excellent example of that philosophy put into action. Students of all ages and belt ranks realize how their combined efforts can make a tremendously positive impact on the lives of others.
 
For more information about Henrietta Weill Memorial Child Guidance Clinic go to www.hwmcgc@gmail.com.
 
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