Cleaning Martial Arts Gear

How to Clean Martial Arts Sparring Gear

Imagine going back to martial arts or more specifically Taekwondo after a long break. You’re excited to put on your sparring equipment, only to stop in your tracks the moment you take a huge whiff of your gear. The sparring gear stinks so bad, that the smell kind of hurts your nose worse than the kicks. Whether you’re playing Taekwondo …

TaeKwondo and Balance

How To Improve Balance in TaeKwondo

Like with all martial arts balance is a very important aspect that is needed to learn the techniques. This is especially important in TaeKwondo. In a martial art that includes so many types of kicks, you need outstanding balance to be able to perform them. How does one improve balance in Taekwondo? Children and Adults can improve their balance in …

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 …

Tips on Sparring in Tae Kwon Do

How to Prepare For A TaeKwonDo Tournament

Going to a TaeKwonDo Tournament can be a daunting experience and can be somewhat intimidating if its your first time. When I went to my first tournament (quite a few years ago) there wasn’t information readily available to give me tips on how to prepare for a TaeKwonDo tournament. In the school I am at currently, there is an upcoming …

Tips on Sparring in Tae Kwon Do

Taekwondo Sparring: Tips On How to Spar Better

One of the most fun aspects of training in Tae Kwon Do and I imagine for the other Martial Arts as well is sparring. It lets you “test out” all those kicks and punches that you practice in each class and see how they apply in one on one or multiple person situation. It also gives you an idea on …