How to become flexible in Tae Kwon Do

4 Best Martial Arts Stretching Machines

I look back now at the first time I took TaeKwonDo and I did not realize how “old school” it was when it came to stretching machines and increasing my flexibility as it was first and only school I knew. Since it was a more traditional school it did not have many.. well actually none of what was considered modern …

Kicks in Tae Kwon Do

What Are The Basic Taekwondo Kicks?

When first starting in TaeKwonDo, as in most arts that you try to learn, you need to have a good foundation to build on in order to get better and to move up in the belt ranks. That is why I think its imperative to learn and master these 3 basic TaeKwonDo kicks. These are the 3 Basic Kicks in …

What is Taekwondo

What is TaeKwonDo? A Historical Guide

If you are a beginner in TaeKwonDo or student, like me, then you have wondered what is TaeKwonDo  and what is the history of it? Having been in Martial arts for awhile, I have wondered how different Taekwondo is compared to the others Korean Martial Arts. Turns out, it can be pretty  similar. What is TaeKwondo? Taekwondo means the art …

Tenets of Tae Kwon Do Explained

What Are The 5 Tenets of Taekwondo?

Although in some TaeKwonDo schools the number of tenets may vary depending on what they want the students to adhere to, there are always these 5 essential tenets: Courtesy Integrity Perseverance  Self-Control Indomitable Spirit But before going into detail about what the 5 tenets of Taekwondo are, I think its best to define what a tenet is before I do …

Tae Kwon Do Gear for Kids

7 Awesome TaeKwonDo Sparring Gear For Kids

Inevitably both to the chagrin of the parents and to the joy of the children, once your child has reach a high enough rank, which varies from school to school, there will come a time when they start to spar, and there will a need for some safe sparring gear for them. Each school will have its own requirements as …