Sao Paulo 8th November 2013. The USIP delegation was invited by Sao Paulo Police Captain Marcelo Rezende, initiative taker and founder of the Pegasus Project to attend the training of his Taekwondo students.
Marcelo Rezende, 6th Dan black belt Taekwondo Master started with volunteers last year on 4 locations in Brazil the Pegasus project. This project gives people with special needs a positive support and direction in their lives.
Not very optimal training circumstances
The delegation members were impressed of the passion of the students. Some of them were disabled by blindness or other disability’s. Undue the fact that the training circumstances and facilities were not very optimal the students showed a big passion and enthusiasm in their Taekwondo training. After the training session the USIP delegation talked with the students and trainers of the Pegasus project about their experience with this Taekwondo project.