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?

Taekwondo is the art of fist and foot and is one of the most ancient forms of self defense. It started in Korea and is a Martial Art that develops a students body, mind and spirit.¬† If you are a beginner in TaeKwonDo or student, like me, then you have wondered what is TaeKwonDo¬† and what is the history of …

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 …