We are talking AAU Taekwondo on this episode of Taekwondo Life Magazine. Grandmaster Bobby Stone, the AAU Taekwondo National Chair, joins Marc Zirogiannis for a discussion on the history and purpose of AAU Taekwondo. AAU Taekwondo and its 15,000 members have been a part of the Amateur Athletic Union since 1974. The Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) is an amateur sports organization based in the United States. A multi-sport organization, the AAU is dedicated exclusively to the promotion and development of amateur sports and physical fitness programs. It has more than 700,000 members nationwide, including more than 100,000 volunteers. The AAU was founded on January 21, 1888 to establish standards and uniformity in amateur sports. The philosophy of "Sports for All, Forever".
Grandmaster Stone clarifies the distinction between the mission of AAU Taekwondo and USA Taekwondo. He outlines the components of the AAU Taekwondo program and his goals as National Chair of this important institution.
To Learn More About AAU Taekwondo: