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OPRO announce partnership with USA Taekwondo
OPRO, the world’s largest manufacturer of the most technically advanced mouthguard, today announced a new long-term partnership with USA Taekwondo, the national governing body for Taekwondo in the USA.
USA Taekwondo has nine Olympic medals to their name, making them one of the most decorated nations in Taekwondo. As the official mouthguard partner, OPRO will help USA Taekwondo promote participation and development in the sport in the USA and ensure that it’s clubs and members have access to the very best protection for their teeth.
As part of the partnership OPRO will supply mouthguards to the USA National Senior, Junior and Cadet Teams.
In addition, OPRO will produce licensed USA Taekwondo Power-Fit mouthguards which will be made available to all USA Taekwondo clubs, along with special offers to members on OPRO’s range of mouthguards.
OPRO Chief Executive Officer David Allen said. “OPRO is a major supporter of many combat organisations right across the globe and we are truly excited to partner with USA Taekwondo both at national and grassroot levels of the sport.
“We will bring innovation, protection and comfort of the highest levels to all participants, allowing the athletes to concentrate on their performance, distraction free. We are truly excited to be partnered with USA Taekwondo and for the exciting times ahead.”
Founded 20 years ago by dentist Dr Anthony Lovat, OPRO is the world’s most technically advanced mouthguard company and a leading pioneer in oral protection. Through the development and deployment of cutting edge technology and the use of innovative design and production methods, OPRO has been at the forefront of protecting the safety of athletes at all levels, across a range of different sports, for more than two decades.
The family owned and run company is based in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, and all products are designed and manufactured within the UK, and available worldwide through a network of retailers and distributors.
OPRO is the official mouthguard partner of a number of professional sporting organisations, including Great Britain Taekwondo, England Boxing, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), Great Britain and England Hockey, USA Rugby, American Youth Football, England Rugby, New Zealand Rugby, Australia Rugby, 11 Gallagher Premiership Rugby teams and the German, French, Italian, Cameroonian and Northern Ireland Mixed Martial Arts Federations.
All OPRO mouthguards are legally CE certified and in 2007 the company was awarded the Queen’s Award for Innovation in recognition of its ground-breaking work in the field of oral protection.