Master Trương Ngọc Để presents his performance at the promotion test. Photo vothuat.vn
HÀ NỘI Trương Ngọc Để has become the first Vietnamese martial artist to attain the Black Belt’s ninth dan, the highest level in taekwondo.
Việt Nam Taekwondo Federation President Để passed his promotion test at the Kukkiwon, the World Taekwondo Headquarters and home of the World Taekwondo Academy, in Seoul, on Monday.
The 62-year-old is also the first non-South Korean master earning this dan to date.
Another Vietnamese Nguyễn Thanh Huy, the national team coach, also successfully took his eighth dan certificate, together with six other masters from different countries.
Participants must take park in performance test and present their thesis about the martial art. VNS