Tae Kwon Do Expo planned in Waynesville

art taekwondoThe Blue Dragon Tae Kwon Do Expo will be held at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 3 at the MedWest Health and Fitness Center in Waynesville.

The event will include demonstrations of fighting techniques, form displays and block breaking by youth and adult Tae Kwon Do students as well as a demonstration by The Tiny Tigers, Blue Dragon’s youngest branch. Sifu Paul Francis, instructor of Tai Chi and Kung Fu, will also perform.

Master Tae Kwon Do Instructor Marshall Hale will complete a performance break of 13 concrete blocks with a single punch at the event. Hale has awed crowds with his performance breaks throughout his 30-year Tae Kwon Do career, tying an old personal record with last year’s 12-block punch.

The expo is free and opened to the public.

828.452.8080.

The Naturalist's Corner

  • The eagles have landed
    The eagles have landed The eagles’ neighbors have known for months, observant birders and other Lake Junaluska regulars have either known or suspected, and I have sat on the news for a while as I consulted with North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission (NCWRC) and U.S. Fish & Wildlife, but…
    Read more...

Back Then with George Ellison

  • Colorful reminders of long-ago homesteads
    Colorful reminders of long-ago homesteads A chimney standing all alone where a fire burned a house down long ago … a crumbling stone wall overgrown with tangles of vines … a flattened area on a slope above a creek or abandoned roadbed … all are likely locations for a dwelling…
    Read more...
Go to top