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 …

TaeKwonDo Punches

Punches and Strikes in TaeKwondo: A Complete List

TaeKwondo is a martial art thought to be predominantly kicks, but quite a variety of hand strikes are taught. We’re going to list most of the punches taught in TaeKwondo and the mechanics of each one. In TaeKwonDo throwing the right punch or strike at the right time and using the right technique requires practice and skill. Its also a …

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, …

TaeKwon Vs Muay Thai

Taekwondo vs Muay Thai: A Comparison

The martial arts of Muay Thai and TaeKwondo are two very different art forms with their own unique stories. In this article, we’re going to take a look at these two disciplines in greater detail. So, what are the main difference between a TaekwonDo and Muay Thai? The main difference between TaeKwonDo and Muay Thai are their history and Philosophy, …

Black Belts Rankings

What Are The Taekwondo Black Belt Levels?

The goal of anyone that starts to practice TaeKwonDo is get a black belt. This, at first, seemingly impossible task, took me 3 years. Once I tested and passed for my black belt, the next goal I set was to get my 2nd degree black belt. So asked myself, what are the Taekwondo black belt levels and how long will …

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 …

Kung Fu vs Taekwondo

Taekwondo Vs Kung Fu – What is the Difference?

Martial arts instills discipline and respect within oneself to be the best person they can be. They all come from different origins and people also question, how they match up with one another. So if you are wondering what are the differences between Taekwondo and Kung Fu? There are 6 areas that need to be looked at to know how …

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 …