What is Taekwondo

What is TaeKwonDo?

Taekwondo is a type of self defense that originated in Korea. The name TaeKwondo means the art of fist and foot and is a lifelong study that develops a students body, mind and spirit. It dates as far back as 2,000 years making it one of the oldest forms of Martial Arts in the World. If you are a beginner …

Tenets of Tae Kwon Do Explained

What Are The 5 Tenets of Taekwondo?

Although in some TaeKwonDo schools the number of tenets may vary depending on what they want the students to adhere to, there are always these 5 essential tenets: Courtesy Integrity Perseverance  Self-Control Indomitable Spirit But before going into detail about what the 5 tenets of Taekwondo are, I think its best to define what a tenet is before I do …

Reasons to Learn Tae Kwon Do

9 Top Reasons You Should Learn TaeKwonDo

You decided that you want to learn TaeKwonDo and improve your self defense skills as well as your flexibility and your overall health. You imagine how wonderful it would be to put in the time and effort and and eventually get your black belt in TaeKwonDo. Then back in reality, you sit down and spend some time on research only …

Difference between Tae Kwon Do and Karate

TaeKwonDo Vs Karate: 6 Ways They Are Different

When you have decided to start Martial art classes and you have narrowed your choices down to Taekwondo or Karate,  you may be asking yourself, how is Taekwondo different then Karate?  Which is better to learn? Both Taekwondo and Karate are practical in situations against an untrained attacker, but techniques used in Karate can be more practical. Many combinations in …

Choosing a Tae Kwon Do School

How To Find The Best TaeKwonDo School

There are a lot of factors to consider when finding a Tae Kwon Do School that is near you.  I remember that on the 2nd time around, when I decided to go back to studying Tae Kwon Do,  I had a short list of criteria that I wanted to know such as: Who is the instructor? How close is the …