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A pilot program to experience tourism with Taekwondo is run from November 14 in Muju (무주)
A pilot program to experience tourism with Taekwondo is run from November 14 in Muju (무주)
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The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Korea and the Taekwondo Promotion Foundation said on November 13 that they will start implementing a pilot project called "Taekwon Stay" from November 14. This is a tourism product that experiences the Taekwondo martial arts at the Taekwondo Institute, Muju District, North Jeolla Province.

Beginning is the experience program "Taekwondo, love begins" taking place from November 14th and 15th for families with young children, with technical instructions and basic moves of this martial art. From November 21st to 22nd, the program "Playing with Taekwondo" will be held with traditional martial arts practice and foot kick techniques for Taekwondo practitioners. The practical experience program "Taekwondo self-defense" for women aged 20 to 30 will be implemented on the 28th and 29th. From December 5th to 6th, there will be an orientation education program for middle school Taekwondo players including Taekwondo career guidance, advanced defense techniques, boxing and fighting.

The Taekwondo Promotion Foundation will foster "Taekwon Stay" as a major tourism content, and will use it as a bridge for developing the Taekwondo industry and  integrate it with tourism to discover and increase new customer base for these two industries. 

Accordingly, the Taekwondo Promotion Foundation plans to analyze the pros and cons of the pilot experience program "Taekwon Stay" after 4 practical implementation times this year, then improve it and finally will launch the comprehensive program next year.