How to do the Keumgang Form

WTF TaeKwonDo Black Belt Form Two – Keumgang

History of the Form The Kukkiwon Textbook describes Keumgang as follows: “Keumgang (meaning diamond) has the meaning or translation of ‘hardness’ and ‘ponderosity’. The mountain Keumgang on the Korean peninsula, which is regarded as the center of national spirit, and the ‘Keumgang Yoksa’ (Keumgang warrior) as named by Buddha, who represents a mighty warrior, are the background denominating this poomsae. …

Tae Kwon Do Black Belt Forms

WTF TaeKwonDo Black Belt Form One – Koryo

Koryo (Korea), the first Taekwondo black belt formed to be studied, is the name of an old Korean Dynasty and that kind of spirit is reflected in the movements of the Poomsae Koryo. Each movement of this Poomsae is meant to represent the strength and energy that was needed at the time to control the Mongols.  This Black Belt form …

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 …

How to tie a belt in Tae Kwon Do

How To Tie a TaeKwonDo Belt – A Step by Step Guide

When looking to tie your TaeKwonDo belt, you will have a couple of options to choose from and a few decisions to make. Where do you start? How do you know you’re tying the belt correctly? How do you learn how to do it? The 2 ways to tie a TaeKwonDo Belt are the Single Wrap and the Double Wrap. …

Kicking Bag for Martial Arts

7 of The Best TaeKwonDo Kicking Bags For Kids

If your kids have been taking TaeKwonDo for a while, their school will probably have a lot of equipment that they use that is helpful in teaching kicking techniques not only to your children but also the other students as well. The issue that comes up however is that sometimes their just isn’t sufficient time to get in enough practice …