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 …

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 a type of self defense that originated in Korea. The name TaeKwondo means the art of fist and foot and is a lifelong study that develops a students body, mind and spirit. It dates as far back as 2,000 years making it one of the oldest forms of Martial Arts in the World. If you are a beginner …

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 …