CMR University, KNSU ink MoU to boost sports education in India

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Updated on Aug 17, 2022 17:28 IST

CMR University and Korea National Sport University (KNSU) have joined forces to establish an Indian Taekwondo Center at CMR University offering a certification course.

CMR University, KNSU ink MoU to boost sports education in India

CMR University, Bengaluru and Korea National Sport University (KNSU), Seoul, Republic of Korea have begun a new journey on the path of sports education on August 15, as both countries celebrate their respective independence days on the same day.

The Universities have tied up in a joint collaboration to bring a paradigm shift in the area of sport and sports-related aspects such as sports coaching, community sport development and well-being through sports in India in association with KSINDIA (LLB Pvt. Ltd.). 

K C Ramamurthy, IPS(Retd.), Former Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha, Chairman, CMR Group of Institutions and CMR University and Dr Yong-Kyu Ahn, President, KNSU signed the Memorandum of Understanding.

K C Ramamurthy said, “In the backdrop of India’s historic achievements at the Commonwealth Games 2022, the collaboration between the two universities will help give shape to the ambitions of young sporting communities. There is a need to tap young talent interested in sports and pursuing sports as a career. Along with that, there are several opportunities in the areas of sports coaching, sports management, sports medicine and overall sports education. The collaboration between the two universities will help to pioneer the cause of sports and sports development in South Asia and beyond.”

Dr Yong-Kyu Ahn, said, “It’s a great source of pride for KNSU having won 136 medals in the Olympic games. We hope to extend the legacy of this achievement by influencing the students of CMR University through student and faculty exchange programs between the two universities.”

CMR University and KNSU agreed to establish an Indian Taekwondo Center at CMR University as the first cooperation project. With this initiative, CMR University will become the first University in India to offer a Taekwondo Certification Course.

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