Taekwondo Teacher Knocks 10yo Pupil With Flying Kick

This viral video seen over three million times shows a cruel martial arts instructor attacking his 10-year-old pupil – who is sent falling to the ground – with a flying kick to the stomach as classmates watch on.

The boy, 10, was reportedly misbehaving and disrupted the taekwondo class attended by several dozen children in Jinan, capital of Shandong Province in East China.

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Video of the incident from 25th July shows the teacher, surnamed Zhu, who is also head of the gym, pointing to the allegedly disruptive boy before running up and kicking him.

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Qingfeng Zhonghan martial arts gym

The child is sent flying backwards onto the mat as the video ends, with the gym later claiming it was a ‘fake kick’.

According to the boy’s family, the child complained of a sore arm and later revealed he had been kicked by his teacher.

His father requested they be shown security footage from the Qingfeng Zhonghan martial arts gym, then called the police on the teacher.

Zhu has reportedly been arrested for assault, but it is unclear how many days he will be detained.

The child suffered no serious injuries.

His father told local media: “All I want to know is what was going through his mind at the time.

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The martial arts instructor

“No matter how disruptive our child was, you can’t kick him! And he sent him flying too.”

After the incident, the gym closed for a week of ‘maintenance’, with a spokesman saying the parents and teacher had reached a settlement.

The spokesman said: “I know seeing something like this would be hard to accept for most parents, but you have to understand it was a fake kick.

“Had he kicked him for real, the child wouldn’t have been able to handle it.”

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Story By: John FengSub-EditorJoseph Golder, Agency: Asia Wire Report

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