Hand Conditioning Martial Arts

How To Condition Your Hands for TaeKwonDo

It is often assumed that within Taekwondo it is kick dominant and little to no punches are taught. That couldn’t be further from the truth. Punching is a large part of Taekwondo curriculums and to advance in rank you must perform proper form when throwing punches. With that said, many new students to Taekwon have a common question about hand …

Cleaning Martial Arts Gear

How To Condition Your Shins for TaeKwonDo

In a kick heavy martial art like Taekwondo, those new to the martial art often deal with injured shins. Their shins are not conditioned for the demand that a martial art like Taekwondo puts on them. This leaves many new to training wondering just how they go about conditioning their shins? I have compiled a complete list of ways to …

TaeKwonDo Uniform

Why is a TaeKwonDo Uniform White?

A TaeKwondo Uniform is white in order to demonstrate that everyone is the same when training and to emphasis that one is judged on their skills and not on their appearance. It also signifies the ideals of purity, modesty and avoidance of self admiration. First practiced in the 1940 and 1940s, Taekwondo is a relatively new entrant to the world …

TaeKwonDo Uniforms

How to Buy a TaeKwonDo Uniform

When buying a TaeKwonDo uniform you need to look at the quality of the material used, the weight of the uniform as well as the brand. I finally wore my TaeKwonDo uniform out. Well, I have gone through three, the first one was the one I got when signing up for the class, the second uniform, which was red, I …

What is Taekwondo

What is TaeKwonDo?

With its growing popularity , there are a number of styles that are prevalent both within the US and worldwide. There are 6 belts: white, yellow, green, blue, red, and black, with 9 Dans to signify time and practice and the black belt rank. Internationally, it is practiced in over 190 countries worldwide. If you are a beginner in TaeKwonDo …