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News Release
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Media Relations
   
   
Taekwondo Belt Rank Testing for LAPD Mission Area Youth Program NA13099cj

WHAT:
Media Availability

WHEN:
Friday, June 14, 2013
4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

WHERE:
15453 Rayen St.
North Hills, California 91343

WHO:
LAPD Mission Detective Mark Pursel
Co-Founder of Team PRIDE, Inc. Taekwondo Master Jordan Schreiber
CEO of American Taekwondo Association Taekwondo Master Larry Spencer
80 children, teens, and parents involved in LAPD Youth Programs

WHY:
LAPD, American Taekwondo Association, Gang Reduction and Youth Development (GRYD) and Master Schreiber’s Team PRIDE (Perseverance, Respect, Integrity, Discipline and Excellence) organization have joined forces to provide underprivileged children with positive mentorship through martial arts. The program was designed to give youth the confidence needed to stay away from crime, gangs and drugs.  The program also encourages students to stay in school.

About 80 program participants will be testing to promote to the next level of Taekwondo mastery.  These participants have been training for three months with the Team PRIDE martial arts program under the tutelage of Detective Mark Pursel.

For more information contact Detective Mark Pursel at 818-259-3183 or visit prideforkids.org.

     
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