How Can Taekwondo Help with Bullying

Bullying has become an epidemic, each month 282,000 students are physically assaulted in some way in secondary schools throughout the United States; and statistics suggest that revenge due to bullying, is the number one motivator for school shootings(EducationCorner). In this post we are going to talk about how Taekwondo can help combat bullying in the following ways: Confidence Respect Discipline …

TaeKwonDo In Korean: Essential Words and Terminology

If you learning TaeKwondo from a Master who is from Korea and who perhaps learned Tawkwondo at a university such as Yong University, then you will probably be spoken to in class a mixture of Korean and English. At my schools this is how it is done. In this post I am going to go over the following areas of …

Tae Kwon Do Stretching

TaeKwonDo Warm-Up and Stretching Exercises

One of the most important things you can do before training for your kicks or poomsae’s, regardless of your age, when practicing Taekwondo is to make sure you warm up and stretch properly whether you are practicing at home or at your school. My Taekwondo Warm Up and Stretching Exercises Include: Jumping Jacks Circle Hips Knee Warmup Short Stretch Long …

Couting Numbers in Korean

TaeKwonDo Numbers From 1 to 100 in Korean

Lets face it, if your native language is English , learning even the most basic numbers in Korean is no easy task. At my Taekwondo School the master is Korean and is always changing between speaking in English and Korean. Sometimes he counts the steps of the forms in English and sometimes in Korean. For someone like me who is, …

Tae Kwon Do and Your Healt

What Are The Health Benefits of TaeKwonDo?

Many people think TaeKwonDo is a Martial Art only for self-defense. While this is partly true, the sport has much more to it including many physical as well as mental benefits, Among the most beneficial health effects of TaeKwonDo are Weight Loss, building of strong bones and muscles, cardiovascular health, flexibility as well as agility and reflexes. In addition it …