Washington, April 28 ANI | 1 year ago

US country singer Willie Nelson, who turns 81 on Tuesday, is set to receive a fifth-degree black belt for the modern Korean martial art of Gong Kwon Yu Sul.

Nelson will receive his recognition in a ceremony on Monday in Austin, Texas, People magazine reported.

He reportedly started practicing the martial art decades ago when he first arrived in Nashville and since then they have been a constant in his life.

Nelson told Men's Health in 2013 that it was a good form of exercise, especially as you get older.

(Posted on 28-04-2014)

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