- The Philippine Taekwondo Association issued a statement regarding the bullying incident of Ateneo Junior High student
- PTA said that they condemn such violent behaviour
- The Taekwondo group also said that they will also conduct further investigation regarding the incident
The Philippine Taekwondo Association (PTA) commented on the bullying incident involving Ateneo Junior High School students as seen in a viral video. KAMI learned that PTA condemned such violent behaviour as reported by GMA News.
"We, the Philippine Taekwondo Association, condemns any form of misbehavior which includes harassment, bullying, 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," they said in a statement.
PTA also mentioned that they will be respecting the school’s disciplinary actions to the students involved. However, they will also conduct an investigation about the incident.
As previously reported by KAMI, a video of Ateneo Junior High student who was also known as a Taekwondo practitioner went viral for using his Taekwondo skills to bully another student. In the video, it can be seen that the student or the Taekwondo practitioner even made the victim choose whether to either kiss his shoes or get into a fist fight with him.
The viral video drew flak to the netizens. The Ateneo de Manila Junior High School also issued a statement regarding the issue.
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