How Can Taekwondo Help with Bullying

Bullying has become an epidemic, 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(EducationCorner). In this post we are going to talk about how Taekwondo can help combat bullying in the following ways: Confidence 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 …

TaeKwonDo Board Breaking Techniques

Part of the testing process that one goes through each time they go to move up in rank in TaeKwonDo is the dreaded board breaking. For many this is the most stressful part of the testing process, especially when its your first time and your testing in order to move up in belt rank. I have to admit, that it …

Tae Kwon Do Stretching

TaeKwonDo Warm-Up and Stretching Exercises

One of the most important things you can do before training for your kicks or poomsae’s, regardless of your age, when practicing Taekwondo is to make sure you warm up and stretch properly whether you are practicing at home or at your school. My Taekwondo Warm Up and Stretching Exercises Include: Jumping Jacks Circle Hips Knee Warmup Short Stretch Long …

TaeKwonDo Poomsae

What is A TaeKwonDo Poomsae? A Guide To Form Training

In TaeKwonDo forms are called Poomsae and the practice and development of Poomsae skills is the soul of Taekwondo practice. If you are considering to start training in TaeKwonDo or perhaps you have already have started taking TaeKwondo Classes, you will begin to learn a series of what are called Taegeuks or a set of Poomsaes that will incorporate the …