Bowing in Taekwondo

Bowing in Taekwondo: When it is done (and when it isn’t)

Many people, especially in the west, find bowing to be demeaning. It’s a sign of subservience to many, so not everyone is keen on practicing it. But in some cultures, bowing is not only the physical manifestation of respect, it’s also a sign of gratitude. In many of these cultures, bowing is also a substitute for a handshake. Such is …

Autism and Taekwondo

How Can TaeKwonDo Help Kids with Autism?

Talking about having kids practice Taekwondo when they have Autism can be confusing as some are unaware of the benefits of this Martial Art with child with Autism. So, how can Taekwondo help kids with Autism? Autism spectrum disorder is a term that refers to individuals who have difficulties with communication and social interaction. With the right attitude and motivation, …

Taekwondo and ADHD

How Taekwondo Helps Kids With ADHD

Taekwondo isn’t just a combative sport but also a lifestyle that can lead yourself or your child in a positive direction that no medical condition such as ADHD can ever stop. So, how does Taekwondo help kids with ADHD? Taekwondo will give kids with ADHD an improved attitude, greater ability to focus, and the determination to achieve anything they set …

Taekwondo Strenght Training

How Can Weight Lifting Help Taekwondo Training?

Taekwondo as both a sport and a Martial Art requires both flexibility and physical strength. The best Taekwondo athletes are able to balance a full workout routine throughout the week and still train at Taekwondo. Weight lifting for TaeKwonDo is a regimen of muscular strength, fatigue endurance, and explosive motion exercises that increases the power of kicks and punches and …

Taekwondo Grandmaster

What is a TaeKwonDo Grandmaster?

If you have ever been in a place or setting and you were the one calling the shots, then you have an idea of what being a grandmaster is all about. It’s about leadership as well as dedication. What is a TaeKwondo Grandmaster? Its the highest level of achievement that is granted to relatively few in Taekwondo. A grandmaster is …