Friday, April 29, 2016

Tae Kwon Do Instructor Gets Little Thrill Out Of Pairing Off Completely Mismatched 8-Year-Olds

<p>KANNAPOLIS, NCâ€"Describing the
practice as a fun way to liven up what are often
routine and repetitive classes, local tae kwon do
instructor Chris Fergus told reporters Friday he
always gets a little thrill from partnering up two
completely mismatched 8-year-olds during sparring
sessions. “Whenever I need a little pick-me-up,
I always look for the most timid kid in the
classâ€"one whose robe is usually falling off his
shoulders because he’s probably no more than 45
poundsâ€"and put him up against a big, aggressive
kid in the middle of a growth spurt, and then just
sit back and watch the show,” said Fergus,
explaining how, after a minute or so of lopsided
combat, he likes to pull aside the smaller of the
two to remind him of several self-defense
fundamentals and tell him to “remember that
strength comes from focus, not size,” before
sending him back ...</p>

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