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, …

Taekwondo Classes

How Much Do TaeKwonDo Classes Cost?

Let me just say from the outset that when I went to join my first TaeKwonDo school I had no idea how much it as going to cost and at that time, I could not find any information that could tell me, even in general sense, what it was going to be. I found out what the best Taekwondo school …

TaeKwonDo Street Fight

TaeKwonDo Sparring Strategies and Advice

When you start off learning to spar in TaeKwonDo, you will more often then not be shown short 2 step combinations which are usually the foundations on which to build more complex 3 step and more combinations. In sparring with TaeKwonDo , ideally you want to always use at at least a 2 step combination in order to be able …

How Martial Arts Can Prevent Bullying

Bullying has become an epidemic as 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. Whether a child is being bullied, or is the bully themselves, a change needs to occur that can teach respect, discipline, …

Meaning of TaeKwonDo

TaeKwonDo Terminology: Essential Words To Know

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. So what is the essential terminology and words used in TaeKwonDo? The essential …

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 …

Taekwondo Numbers

What Are TaeKwonDo Numbers 1 to 100 English to 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 …

Benefits of Training in Tae Kwon Do

12 Benefits of TaeKwonDo Training For Kids

The benefits of TaeKwonDo training will help children boost their self esteem, give them better self discipline and control, help them in social situations, keep them active and  more physically fit, have and show respect for others, teach them the lessons learned from failing, give them goals to shoot for as well better focus and last but not least shows …

Typical Tae Kwon Do Injuries

What Are Common TaeKwonDo Injuries

The very nature of Taekwondo training exposes its participants to injury in a variety of different situations. No matter how young or old, experienced or inexperienced, anyone can be at risk for the myriad of common injuries without taking proper care and precaution. You might be wondering: who’s most at risk? What are the most common Tae Kwon Do injuries …