– ABC News
No one wants to miss the taekwondo class at the new high school for language and innovation. Taekwondo (or Tae Kwon Do) is taught at thirteen schools in the city by Korea TKD, founded by Regina Im, who immigrated to New York from Korea. “I figured Taekwondo is going to be great exercise that I could share with the New York City public school students, that they can learn teamwork and discipline,” she said.
– Daily News
Regina Im wants to bring some fighting spirit back to struggling Flushing High School. Im, who graduated from the school in 1998, has received a grant that will help her whip up a small group of students into a competitive taekwondo team “If we can inspire one student, we can make a change,” said Im, a third-degree black belt and founder of Korea Taekwondo. “I never could have imagined one day I would return to Flushing High School.”
– TIMES LEDGER
“Once students learn about taekwondo, they become curious about Korean culture and language,” said Regina Im, executive director of Korea TaeKwonDo. “Our Passport to Korea program will enrich this education by jump-kicking their awareness of cultural diversity.