Am I Too Old To Learn TaeKwondo?

You are never too old to start learning TaeKwondo. Learning Taekwondo, regardless of age, can help you improve and overcome limitations set by either your age or your physical condition. I started TaeKwondo in my late 40’s, and sure there will have to be alterations to your training, but it doesn’t matter what age you are. You can still train …

Does TaeKwondo have Weapons Training?

The American TaeKwondo Association is one of the only and biggest TaeKwondo organizations to include weapons training to their curriculums. The World TaeKwondo Federation(WTF) is strictly a sport TaeKwondo based curriculum and the International TaeKwondo Federation(ITF) just teaches patterns and sparring. Keep reading below as we answer commonly asked questions regarding TaeKwondo and weapons training. Is weapons training a part …

TaeKwonDo Mind Body Spirit

How TaeKwonDo Connects the Trinity of Mind Body and Spirit

The trinity of Taekwondo is comprised of three separate elements; body, mind, and spirit. Those that follow Taekwondo believe that in order to learn this martial art, and above all become a master of this martial art, you must bring all of these elements in line with one another. You need your body to give you the strength to face …

Commandments of TaeKwondo

What are the 10 Commandments of TaeKwondo?

Taekwondo may only have started to appear in the mid-20th Century but, like most martial arts, there is a solid code of ethics or commandments if you will, that one must abide by when taking TaeKwonDo. What are the 10 Commandments of TaeKwondo? Be Loyal To Your Country Respect To Your Parents Be Faithful to Your Spouse Respect Your Brothers …

Stretching and Flexibility

Taekwondo Flexibility and Stretching Training

Taekwondo’s kicks is what set it apart from other martial art styles. Although jump kicks, spinning kicks, and high kicks are impressive to watch, you will even have fun learning them as a Taekwondo student (Hak Saeng) However, they are hard to do if you are not flexible enough. How does stretching improve flexibility in your practice of Taekwondo? Stretching …