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tae kwon doMUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (3/6/13) – Muhlenberg County Tae Kwon Do will be hosting the first ever Tae Kwon Do tournament held in this area. This multi-state event is usually held in Louisville but on Saturday, March 16, 2013, hundreds of students of all ages from mini-pee-wee to adults will converge upon the Central City Convention Center and will compete in free sparring and forms.

Jim Johnson, 4th Degree Black Belt and owner of Muhlenberg County Tae Kwon Do Studio in Central City told SurfKY that six months ago, at the last tournament at South East University in New Albany, IN, he asked Grand Master Young Sik Choi if he would consider Central City as a possible site for a tournament and he said he would.

“I have been in Tae Kwon Do for over 40 years and we usually have to travel hundreds of miles to compete. Due to the fact that the Central City Convention Center is an amazing facility and willing to house this event, we are hosting this multi-state event here in Muhlenberg County,” said Johnson. Johnson went on to say that Grandmaster Choi is a 9th Degree Black Belt and is charge of this event. Grandmaster Choi is the President and founder of Traditional Tae Kwon Do Chung Do Association, which is headquartered in Louisville, KY. Grandmaster Choi also owns and operates the Louisville Tae Kwon Do School.

Tammy Piper, Director of the Central City Convention Center, said that the center is expecting a record event crowd. “We are lucky to be chosen for this event. We are making preparations for their hotel stay and dining experiences,” Piper said. Friday night will be a Black Belt testing, which will be open to the public. On Saturday morning the tournament will begin at 9:00 a.m.

For anyone thinking they may want to join Tae Kwon Do, whether they be students, parents or even grandparents, this will be the perfect time to watch the action! To read more about Tae Kwon Do and Grandmaster Choi, click here http://www.traditionaltkd.com/

Tickets for the tournament are $6.00 at the door.

For more information about this tournament, contact the Central City Convention Center at 270-757-1723 or Jim Johnson at 270-608-0136.

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