Article by : Mr Ahmed Jahangeer Khan
Taekwondo, a Korean martial art characterized by its emphasis on head-height kicks, jumping and spinning kicks, and fast kicking techniques. Taekwondo was developed during the 1940s and 1950s by Korean martial artists with experience in martial arts such as karate, Chinese martial arts, and indigenous Korean martial arts traditions such as Taekkyeon, Subak, and Gwonbeop, So Today Balochistan Stars is going to Introduce you a very Energetic and hard working Personality, who has the grip of a Master in her field, The Personality who belongs from the very rich soil of Quetta, Balochistan, Miss Shakira Ali. The Taekwondo Master, who have been giving her full efforts, her services, her day and night for the peace and care of her nation, youth and her beloveds as a Taekwondo Coach.
Coming to her educational background she has done her Masters (MSC) from University of Balochistan (UOB). Not only she is best in her studies but also she’s Unbeatable and Undefeted National Taekwondo Gold Medalist Champion from 2007, her Craziness, motivation and love for the Taekwondo brought her to what today she is, as narrated by Miss Shakira Balochistan Female Taekwondo team is my family, whom I train in my academy without any charges. She also has honor of being Chief Instructor at Hazara Tiger’s Taekwondo Academy.
At very young age Miss Shakira wished to be a great fighter and joined sports and started to trainl, she joined her very first Taekwondo Academy at the age of 14 Years, and it’s been more than 11 Years that she is attached with Taekwondo, she belives that her accpmlishment and the credit of her success goes to her first coach Muhammad Shah Hazara. As narrated by her family is the biggest supporter and key to the success, and in which Miss Shakira was lucky that her parents, brothers and sisters supported her in every step of her life, in every ups and downs and difficulties.
During the career of Miss Shakira, she has played more than Twenty (20) fights and has been unbeatable. She’s accmplishments consists of Gold Medal: All Balochistion Taekwondo Championship 2007 Ayub Stadium Quetta, Gold Medal: 6th Korean National Ranking Taekwondo Championship 2008: Islamabad, Gold Medal: 7th Koren National Championship 2009, Gold Medal: 31st National Games Peshawar 2010, Gold medal: Punjab Taekwondo Association Rahim Yar Khan 2011, Gold medal: 10th Balochistan Mini Olympic Games Quetta 2012 , Gold medal: All Quetta Distract Taekwondo Championship 2012, Gold Medal: M.A Shah Memorial Inter Provincial Friendship Taekwodo Championship 2013 , Gold Medal: 2nd Jashan-E-Hudda Sports Festival 2014 , Gold Medal: Inter Girls Collages Sports Festival 2015 , Gold Medal: Quaid-E-Azam Inter Provincial Games 2016 , Gold Medal: Balochistan Sports Festival March 2016, Gold Medal: 2nd Quaid-E-Azam Games Islamabad 2017 , Gold Medal: All Pakistan HEC Intervarsity Women’s Taekwondo Championship 2017.
For Serving her precious services to the society and making the record in history for Balochistan, she has been awarded by Balochistan Excellence Certificates 2016, Balochistan Excellence Award, Special Guest of Senior Sports Women Award: Defense Day, Best Coach Award 2016: National Taekwondo Championship and Best Coach Award 2017.
She has a dream and vision to be International Gold Medalist to make her country more proud and have plans to build a sports complex to donate her skills especially for Balochistan Youth. Last but not the least her message for the energetic and motivated youth of Balochistan is “Youth is the Gift of Nature, but age is a work of Art”