Vovinam to be introduced on CNN

(VOV) -The US news cable CNN has arrived in Vietnam to produce a reportage on traditional Vietnamese martial art (Vovinam).

The CNN crew interviewed Vice President of World Vovinam Federation (WVVF) and International Technical Director for the WVVF, Master Nguyen Van Chieu who travelled to 20 countries across the world to teach and popularise the Vietnamese martial art.

Vietnam wins 2014 regional Vovinam competition

Thirty martial artists represented Vietnam to compete in 24 disciplines.

NDO – Vietnamese martial artists were successful in defending their title at the 2014 Southeast Asian Vovinam Championships in Myanmar, winning a total of nine gold, 13 silver and two bronze medals.

VN top SE Asian vovinam champs

HA NOI (VNS) – Viet Nam took the lead in the first day of the third Southeast Asian Vovinam Championships in Nay Pyi Taw in Myanmar on Wednesday, winning five golds, four silvers and one bronze medal.

Pioneering Vovinam in Brooklyn, New York

Professor Jean-Claude Akpo has 28 years of martial arts experience. He is a former meteorologist from Ivory Coast (Africa). He first trained in Judo and Taekwondo with two uncles, both black belts in the arts. In 1973, he studied Shotokan and Shito-ryu with the first student of Grand Master Yoshinao Nanbu (10th dan). From 1974 to 1992, Professor Akpo was trained under Master Nguyen Ngoc My, a 7th Dang expert in Viet Vo Dao. Master My was also an expert and an authority in Nippon, Korean, Chinese and Vietnamese schools.