Hand Conditioning Martial Arts

How To Condition Your Hands for TaeKwonDo

It is often assumed that within Taekwondo it is kick dominant and little to no punches are taught. That couldn’t be further from the truth. Punching is a large part of Taekwondo curriculums and to advance in rank you must perform proper form when throwing punches. With that said, many new students to Taekwon have a common question about hand …

TaeKwonDo Uniform

Why is a TaeKwonDo Uniform White?

A TaeKwondo Uniform is white in order to demonstrate that everyone is the same when training and to emphasis that one is judged on their skills and not on their appearance. It also signifies the ideals of purity, modesty and avoidance of self admiration. First practiced in the 1940 and 1940s, Taekwondo is a relatively new entrant to the world …

What is Taekwondo

What is TaeKwonDo?

With its growing popularity , there are a number of styles that are prevalent both within the US and worldwide. There are 6 belts: white, yellow, green, blue, red, and black, with 9 Dans to signify time and practice and the black belt rank. Internationally, it is practiced in over 190 countries worldwide. If you are a beginner in TaeKwonDo …

Tae Kwon Do

TaeKwonDo Tournament Rules and Regulations

As I have mentioned on more then a few occasions, I studied TaeKwonDo when I was younger, then took a long break and then a few years ago (well maybe more then just a few!) then got back into it and have been taking it ever since. One of the events that are always being displayed in my school is …

Photograph Martial Arts

How to Photograph Martial Arts: A Guide for Beginners

Photographing a Martial Arts event can be a challenge. With the speed at which kicks and punches are thrown and the indoor lighting, getting a picture without any blur can be difficult. It can be all too easy to come home, after a day of taking pictures, with a bunch of dull, disappointing photos that do nothing to convey that …