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Has technology destroyed taekwondo?

Technologies adopted to upgrade taekwondo’s fairness and transparency have come at a heavy cost: the Korean-originated Olympic combat sport has lost its trademark high-flying, high-power kicks, a noted expert insists. The controversial claim was made in a presentation to the Royal Asiatic Society’s Korea Branch in Seoul by Steven Capener, an American researcher and academic […]

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