Autism and Taekwondo

TaeKwonDo and Autism: What are the Benefits?

Talking about having people practice Taekwondo when they have Autism can be confusing as some people are unaware of what Autism is. Autism spectrum disorder is a term that refers to individuals who have difficulties with communication and social interaction. There can be a wide variation in presentations of these “symptoms,” which is where the word “spectrum” comes into play. …

Para Taekwondo and the Olympics

Para TaeKwonDo and The Paralympics

Para Taekwondo is both rewarding and fun for those with disabilities. The chance to compete against others at the Paralympics has it own special rewards and satisfaction. I did some research on the competitors and the events and this is what I found. What is Para Taekwondo? Para Taekwondo comes from traditional Taekwondo and has been modified to allow for …

Taekwondo and MMA

Is Taekwondo Good For MMA Fighting?

One martial art that is commonly used in Mixed Martial Arts or MMA and is less talked about is the martial art of TaeKwondo. There are many high caliber fighters in the sport of MMA with a background in TaeKwondo and use it to their advantage in striking. Is Taekwondo good for MMA fighting? Yes, learning Taekwondo will not only …

Taekkyeon

Taekkyeon vs TaeKwonDo: What is the Difference?

When first venturing into the world of Korean martial arts, you may be surprised at the number of different types that exist. Between Taekwondo, Hapkido, Taekyyeon and others, the options and styles to fit your preferences can seem overwhelming. Let’s dive into the differences and some comparisons between Taekkyeon and TaeKwondo, and hopefully, by the end of this, you’ll have …

Taekwondo and ADHD

Taekwondo For ADHD: A Natural Remedy

Taekwondo isn’t just a combative sport but also a lifestyle that can lead yourself or your child in a positive direction that no medical condition such as ADHD can ever stop. So, how does Taekwondo help those with ADHD? It will give them an improved attitude, laser focus, and the determination to achieve anything they set their minds to. Taekwondo …