Trump awarded a black belt

Donald Trump was awarded an honorary black belt in taekwondo from a South Korean academy for his interest in the martial art. The belt marks the former President of the United States as ‘Nono Dan’, the highest achievable level.

The coveted belt and the certificate was given to Trump on Friday by Lee Dong-seop, president of the Kukkiwon of Seoul, also known as the world headquarters of Taekwondo. The handover ceremony was held at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago residence in Florida.

“It is a pleasure and an honor to receive this honorary certificate. Taekwondo is a great Martial art for protect yourself in these times” Trump said so, according to the South Korean newspaper Dong-a Ilbo.

The former the president said he would wear the taekwondo suit in the United States Congress should back to the White House in the future, reported the newspaper. trump also invited the Kukkiwon team to hold a taekwondo demonstration in the United States.

“I’ve heard Donald Trump is very interested in taekwondo, “ Lee said, who apparently asked Trump to continue support for and cooperation with Kukkiwon and the martial art.

According to the Kukkiwon website, promotion to highest level requires a candidate to complete at least nine years of training and submit a thesis of at least 10 pages on their “Taekwondo life” or “Spirit of Taekwondo”.

Recognition means Trump now shares the same rank as Russian President Vladimir Putin, who was awarded an honorary title black belt And made a great teacher of taekwondo during an official visit in South Korea in 2013.

However, Putin is a veteran practitioner of other martial arts too, in especially judo in which notoriously holds a black belt.

Like this story? Share it with a friend!

Read More: World News

Source RT News.

Denial of any Responsibility!
AsumeTech is a News Source that Publishes News from its Editorial Team and the Automatic News Aggregation around the News Media. The Content is aggregated from RT News; each piece of Content includes the hyperlink to its Source. We have just rearranged that in our platform for Educational Purposes only. All the Copyrights and Trademarks belong to their Rightful Owners and all Materials to their Authors. If you do not want us to publish your materials on our Website, please get in touch with us by email – [email protected]; we will remove the Content from our Website.

Leave a Reply