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Moving from South Korea to Texas, Chang transitions from taekwondo to swimming

Coppell High School senior Daniel Chang practices his butterfly stroke on Tuesday at the YMCA, where the swim team practices every morning. Chang transitioned from taekwondo to swimming at the start of his junior year.

Farah Merchant, Student Life Editor

December 12, 2017

His legs hurt from pounding against the water, yet he continued to swim, thrusting his arms to gain a meter more. At that point he was so acquainted with the cool water that it had become his second home. But this was not the case a year and four months ago. When he was about 11, Chang moved...

Friday Night Fights become heart of action

September 21, 2013

By Summer Crawford Staff Writer There is a group of Coppell athletes who get the chance of a lifetime to compete in taekwondo and train with one of the best taekwondo organizations in the country; National Taekwondo Association, better known as NTA. For years, taekwondo athletes have been training and competing as part of the NTA team, dedicat...