Taekwondo Association Condemns Bullying Act of Joaquin Montes in viral video - The Daily Sentry

Thursday, December 20, 2018



Taekwondo Association Condemns Bullying Act of Joaquin Montes in viral video




A day after the video of Joaquin Montes bullying another student went viral and was relentlessly shared and reshared by people on social media, it seems that the people is not keen on forgetting what he has done.


Martial Arts

Everybody knows that practicing martial arts is not about hurting other people. But the information that Montes was a Taekwondo practitioner and is obviously using his talent to hurt and bully people.

Because of this,  the Philippine Taekwondo Association has released their statement regarding the bullying incident.

The PTA Condemns

In the statement, the PTA expressed that they condemn the bullying that one of their members have done.

“We, the Philippine Taekwondo Association, condemns any form of misbehavior which includes harassment, bu!!ying, and acts of violence. This is not what Taekwondo instills to its practitioners and is a serious matter that we as an association stand against,”

The letter was signed by PTA Vice President Danilo J. Mojica.


Modesty and Respect

Also according to the statement, practitioners of taekwondo are taught about modesty since their first day of training. One of the goals of the association is to teach all their members respect. Self-respect and respect to other people.

“Modesty is one of the five tenets of Taekwondo that is being taught to all Taekwondo practitioners from the first day of training. Our association reiterates its objective to teach all Taekwondo practitioners self-respect and respect for others.”

Expulsion

Yesterday, a statement was also released regarding the matter, this time from Ateneo itself. However, the people didn’t like what it said that it is pleading the public not to share the video anymore.

Earlier today, the school has released another statement saying that they are considering the expulsion of Joaquin Montes because of his wrong doings. This is after they have been labels as protectors of rich students.

Source: spin.ph