Kicks in Taekwondo

What Are All The Kicks in Taekwondo?

The art of TaeKwondo is known for having a variety of kicks that are taught within the discipline. They are explosive and powerful movements thrown from a variety of angles against an opponent using both legs. The kicks in Taekwondo are as follows: Axe Kick/Swing Kick(Naeryeo Chagi) Back Kick(Dwi Chagi) Flying Back Kick(Twi-myo Dwi Chagi) Crescent Kick(Bandal Chagi) Inside Crescent …

TaeKwonDo One Step Sparring

What is TaeKwondo One Step Sparring?

If you are a beginning TaeKwonDo Student and are starting to learn One Step Sparring then you have probably wondered what is the purpose of it. Having been studying TaeKwonDo for a few years now, I also wondered what was the purpose one step sparring was. It essence One Step Sparring is a controlled scenario that helps Taekwondo students develop …

TaeKwonDo for Adults

Taekwondo For Adults: Is It Good?

The idea of starting TaeKwonDo as an adult is pretty straightforward: you sign up at a TaeKwonDo School, put on the uniform and go to class. But what about all the kicking, stretching and punching? Don’t think it’s possible? Think again! Is taking TaeKwonDo classes good for adults? While it does require some physical fitness, TaeKwonDo is good for adults …

TaeKwonDo Punches

Punches and Strikes in TaeKwondo: A Complete List

TaeKwondo is a martial art thought to be predominantly kicks, but quite a variety of hand strikes are taught. We’re going to list most of the punches taught in TaeKwondo and the mechanics of each one. In TaeKwonDo throwing the right punch or strike at the right time and using the right technique requires practice and skill. Its also a …

TaeKwonDo Stances

What Are The Basic TaeKwonDo Stances?

In the art of TaeKwondo, there are numerous stances taught to the students. Each stance has a purpose that either provides different attacks, defenses, and builds the physical strength of students. What are TaeKwonDo Stances? Stances in Taekwondo are the foundations by which all offensive and defensive moves start. Having the proper stance is vital in performing correctly any kick, …