Meet 12-year-old, 11 times World Champion Martial Artist |Channah Zeitung

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“One of the greatest gifts of the martial arts is that they ultimately guide us to new levels of spirituality”: – Joseph Cardillo

Strength does not come from what you can do. It comes from overcoming the things you once thought you could not do. Even Bruce Lee says that he does not fear the man who has practiced ten thousand kicks once, but he fears the man who has practiced one kick ten thousand times. Channah Zeitung’s tale is one such story of relentless strength, resilience, and courage.

Wonder Girl

Channah is a 3rd Degree Black belt and an 11 time World Champion in Taekwondo martial arts. Channah started her Taekwondo career when she was just four years old. She is fierce and full of determination. She even made her way out of the Tiny Tigers Division of her age into a junior division, where she competed with people three or four years older than her.

When Channah was getting severe about combining her passions for martial arts and acting Jackie Chan and Bruce Lee become her inspiration.

“I want to be the first girl action star,” she said. “I want to be the person that people look up to because I want to be that person that people are like, `I want to be just like her and feel strong inside and have the confidence that I can be who I want to be.'”:- Channah Zeitung


Channah Zeitung is a ten-time District Champion and a five times Pan American Champion in ATA Taekwondo (Traditional Forms, Traditional Weapons, Creative Forms, Creative Weapons, and XMA Weapons) won in Uruguay September 2016 in the eight and under rings. In June 2017, Channah won 4 World Championships (Creative Forms, Xtreme Weapons, Creative Weapons, and Traditional Weapons) at ATA World.

Channah gave a fantastic performance on the Little Big Shots Australia. She was hanging from the ceiling on the show, kicking and punching. She did a fabulous twirling routine with her trademark Bo staff, the weapon that has brought her multiple world titles. Channah also had an acting debut on ABC’s Katie Show as one of Katie’s Wonder kids

Zeitung has also worked in a few movies such as She-Ra and the Princesses of Power (2018), Wonderama (2017), and Game Shakers (2015).


The Global Child Prodigy Awards list includes talents from diverse backgrounds showing core competency in their area of interests such as martial art, painting, modeling, writing, entrepreneurship, social work, acting, etc.”

Channah Zeitung received the Global Child Prodigy Award for Sports/Martial Arts on January 3, 2020, from Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi. Her name was listed under the Top 100 Prodigies of 2020
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An Inspiration For All | Channah Zeitung

“I want to be a role model for other kids. They have to feel ,Wow I have a person I can look up to.’ Also, they have to believe in themselves, that they can go up to another level, up to another belt. I want them to have big confidence so they can feel like they belong, they are awesome and they are amazing.” – Channah Zeitung

Channah says that she has a vision every day that she is getting stronger, and she is sure of the fact that she is going to push through any of her weaknesses, no matter what the circumstances are!

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