Korean aces prep PH jins
THE PHILIPPINE Taekwondo Association has brought some of the finest jins from South Korea to train the national team for the 2016 Asian Taekwondo Championships on April 19 to 20 at Marriot Convention Center in Pasay City.
The event is the sport’s last qualifying tournament for the 2016 Olympics in Rio De Janeiro where at least 30 Asian countries are seeking slots.
“We really hope a lot of our Filipino fans will be there to cheer for the team. That boost is something that can contribute to the confidence of our athletes,” said national coach Igor Mella during yesterday’s PSA Forum.
Mella added the team has begun sparring with the Korean aces.