General Choi

Choi Hong Hi: The Founder of TaeKwonDo

Widely regarded as the founding father of Taekwondo, Grand-master General Choi Hong Hi was one of the greatest martial artists of the 20th century. Who founded TaeKwondo? The founder of Taekwondo, South Korean General Choi’s early life helped in the development of Taekwondo. General Choi went on to become a very interesting and sometimes controversial figure in both Korean and …

Martial Arts Style

Martial Arts: What Are The Different Styles?

If you’re looking to join martial arts for your fitness, spiritual harmony or to hone your mind and body, picking the right martial arts style is essential if you’re going to enjoy yourself. So what are the different styles of Martial Arts? Karate Jujitsu Judo Kung fu Krav maga Taekwondo Akido Hapkido MMA Muay Thai Tai Chi Because the world …

Kicks in Taekwondo

Taekwondo Kicks: A Complete List

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. A Complete list of Taekwondo kicks are as follows: Axe Kick/Swing Kick(Naeryeo Chagi) Back Kick(Dwi Chagi) Flying Back Kick(Twi-myo Dwi Chagi) Crescent Kick(Bandal Chagi) …

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

What are The Benefits of Taekwondo For Adults?

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! What are the benefits of TaeKwondo for adults? While it does require some physical fitness, TaeKwonDo is good for …