All About The Famous Taekwondo Demo Team and K-Pop Dance Cover Crew K-Tigers

 

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The Famous Taekwondo K-Tigers

Originally, K-Tigers was known as a South Korea Taekwondo team that focused on doing Taekwondo and acrobatic tricking. Nowadays, they are most known as a Taekwondo athlete and K-pop dance cover crew. The team was founded by Han Suk-an in 1990 in Seoul, South Korea. Their members include a men team, women team, and the little K-Tigers.

K-Tigers Ringa Linga
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K-Tigers grabbed attention after their cover of the dance of Big Bang Taeyang’s “Ringa Linga.” The unique and attractive choreography combination between dance and Taekwondo acrobatic looked like so much fun and interesting for Korean netizens and international viewers.

After the success of the “Ringa Linga” dance cover, they showed more attractive dance covers with BTS’s “Boy in Luv” and Big Bang’s GD x Taeyang’s “Good Boy.”

K-Tigers Member Profiles and Facts

K-Tigers Co-Ed
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In 2016, K-Tigers debuted with 9 members of their team as a co-ed group and signed under CJEN Music Entertainment. They debuted on April 25, 2016, with first mini-album Hero. The group split into two units, the male unit with Na Tae-joo as the leader and the female with Jeong Yoon-ji as the leader.

K-Tigers Co-Ed Member Profiles

The male unit consists of 6 members. They are Oh Hyeong-kyun, Ryu Hyun-shik, Na Tae-joo, Lee Geon-hee, Ha Seong-jin, and Kim Young.

  1. Oh Hyung-kyun
k-Tigers Oh Hyung-kyun
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Real Name          : Oh Hyeong-kyun

Born                   : February 1, 1989

Position               : Face of Group, Main Singer

Height                 : 176 cm

Weight                : 60 kg

Blood type          : B

Hobbies              : Shopping and listening to music

Education           : Taekwondo Department of Woosuk University, South Korea

Talent                 : Dancing, singing, and acting

Official Account    : @ckm9458 / Instagram

@Ckm9458 / Twitter

Facts:

  • He likes to sing along in K-Tigers practice room.
  • He performed Taekwondo at many events on TV shows such as Running Man, Star King, and SIA Show 2016.
  • He participated in the MVs for JJCC, BIG, and HISTORY.
  • He participated in the cover dance team for “Ringa Linga TKD Ver.,” “Boy in Luv TKD Ver.,” “Overdose TKD Ver.,” “Good Boy TKD Ver.,” “Call Me Baby TKD Ver.,” “Arirang TKD Ver.,” “Growl TKD Ver.,” “Hero K-Tigers’s MV,” “Proposal K-Tigers’s MV,” and “K-Tigers Begin.”
  • He is a Taekwondo trainer for The Little K-Tigers.

 

2. Ryu Hyun-sik

Ryu Hyun-sik
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Real Name      : Ryu Hyun-sik

Born               : March 8, 1993

Position          : Main Rapper

Family            : Parents, Older brother (Ryu Jeong-sik), Older sister

Facts:

  • He performed Taekwondo in many countries including Vietnam, England, the U.S., China, Brazil, Singapore, Iran, and Turkey.
  • He participated at Taekwondo Musical Monkey.
  • He performed at the Green House – the residence and workplace of the President of the Republic of Korea.
  • He participated on TV shows such as Star King, Show Champion, Taekwondo Galashow, and Hit the Stage.
  • He was in the cover dance team for “Good Boy TKD Ver.,” “Call Me Baby TKD Ver.,” “Danger TKD Ver.,” “Hot Pink K-Tigers Ver.,” and “B.I.G 1,2,3 TKD Ver.”
  • He is a Taekwondo trainer for The Little K-Tigers.

 

3. Na Tae-joo

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Real Name          : Na Tae-joo

Born                   : December 21, 1990

Position              : Lead Singer, Leader of the male unit

Occupation         : South Korea Actor, Singer, and Taekwondo Practitioner

Education           : Kyunghee University, South Korea

Official Account    : @taeeejoo / Instagram

Facts:

  • He acted in the film Hero as Jung-woo in 2010.
  • He participated in The Kick as Taeyang in 2011.
  • He is one of the cast in Pan as Kwahu in 2015.
  • He was a participant on Let’s Go! Dream Team Season 2 (KBS2) in 2013.
  • He participant on I Can See Your Voice episode 4 in 2015.

 

4. Kim Young

Kim Young
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Real Name          : Kim Young-ung

Nickname            : Kim Young

Born                   : November 24, 1996

Position               : Lead Rapper

Height                 : 174 cm

Weight                : 60 kg

Blood type          : B

Education           : Taekwondo Department of Sun Moon University, South Korea

Facts:

  • He doesn’t like to speak English.
  • He participated on TV shows such as Miracle Korea, Hit the Stage, and Star King.
  • He performed Taekwondo in many countries such as Vietnam, Brazil, Thailand, the U.S., England, and China.
  • He was in the cover dance team for “Ringa Linga TKD Ver.,” “Boy in Luv TKD Ver.,” “Overdose TKD Ver.,” “Good Boy TKD Ver.,” “Dangers TKD Ver.,” “Arirang TKD Ver.,” “Growl TKD Ver.,” and “B.I.G 1,2,3 TKD Ver.”

 

5. Ha Seong-jin

Ha Sung-jin
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Real Name          : Ha Seong-jin

Born                   : Incheon, April 24, 1996

Position               : Dancer, Rapper

Height                 : 176 cm

Weight                : 66 kg

Blood type          : A

Hobbies              : Taekwondo and dancer

Education           : Taekwondo Department of Sun Moon University, South Korea

Official Account    : @gkdl6381 / Instagram

Facts:

  • He has performed Taekwondo in many countries such as Thailand, Oman, Vietnam, China, the U.S., and Malaysia.
  • He was in the cover dance team for “Ringa Linga TKD Ver.,” “Boy in Luv TKD Ver.,” “Good Boy TKD Ver.,” “Call Me Baby TKD Ver.,” “Arirang TKD Ver.,” “Growl TKD Ver.,” “Healer TKD Ver.,” “B.I.G 1,2,3 TKD Ver.,” and “Hero K-Tigers’s MV.”

 

6. Lee Geon-hee

Lee Geon-hee
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Real Name             : Lee Geon-hee

Position                 : Singer

Official Account      : @leegeonhee0515

Fact:

  • He participated in “Hero K-Tigers MV.”