Taekwondo History - Vol. 1

Today is the 100 year anniversary of the Samil (3.1) Movement. The Samil Movement was a huge independence movement in Korea during Japan's colonial occupation of Korea. On March 1st, 1919 in downtown Seoul, 33 activists read aloud the Korean Declaration of Independence.The State of New York plans to commemorate the spirit of the Samil Movement by establishing March 1st as the "Yuk Sun Soon Day". To help us learn about this historical event is local Korean educator Bo Hyun Kim.