TaeKwonDo Uniforms

How to Buy a TaeKwonDo Uniform

When buying a TaeKwonDo uniform you need to look at the quality of the material used, the weight of the uniform as well as the brand. I finally wore my TaeKwonDo uniform out. Well, I have gone through three, the first one was the one I got when signing up for the class, the second uniform, which was red, I …

What is Taekwondo

What is TaeKwonDo?

Taekwondo or Tae Kwon Do is a Korean martial art that translates to the art of fist and foot. It centers on both kicking and punching techniques as well as the mastery of set forms. It originated in Korea and dates as far back as 2,000 years making it one of the oldest forms of self-defense in the world. With …

Tae Kwon Do

TaeKwonDo Tournament Rules and Regulations

As I have mentioned on more then a few occasions, I studied TaeKwonDo when I was younger, then took a long break and then a few years ago (well maybe more then just a few!) then got back into it and have been taking it ever since. One of the events that are always being displayed in my school is …

Can TaeKwondo Help me lose weight

Can TaeKwondo Help You Lose Weight?

The answer is absolutely yes. TaeKwondo can definitely help you shed your extra pounds. The martial art of TaeKwondo is a phenomenal option to help you lose weight and get you in the best shape of your life. With most everyone being forced to quarantine due to Covid-19, the world is facing a health crisis. Not just from Covid, but …

Photograph Martial Arts

How to Photograph Martial Arts: A Guide for Beginners

Photographing a Martial Arts event can be a challenge. With the speed at which kicks and punches are thrown and the indoor lighting, getting a picture without any blur can be difficult. It can be all too easy to come home, after a day of taking pictures, with a bunch of dull, disappointing photos that do nothing to convey that …

Linear vs Circular Martial Arts

Linear vs Circular Martial Arts: What is the Difference?

The world of martial arts is immense, and it can be intimidating for one to get into. But if you take it one step at a time, you’ll find that even though there is so much to digest, it’s actually incredibly interesting. And a great place to start is knowing the difference between linear, circular, and ground martial arts. While …

Cleaning Martial Arts Gear

How to Clean Martial Arts Sparring Gear

Imagine going back to martial arts or more specifically Taekwondo after a long break. You’re excited to put on your sparring equipment, only to stop in your tracks the moment you take a huge whiff of your gear. The sparring gear stinks so bad, that the smell kind of hurts your nose worse than the kicks. Whether you’re playing Taekwondo …

Am I Too Old To Learn TaeKwondo?

You are never too old to start learning TaeKwondo. Learning Taekwondo, regardless of age, can help you improve and overcome limitations set by either your age or your physical condition. I started TaeKwondo in my late 40’s, and sure there will have to be alterations to your training, but it doesn’t matter what age you are. You can still train …

International Taekwondo Day

When is International TaeKwonDo Day?

International World TaeKwondo Day is officially designated as September 4. It started in 2006 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam by the ruling body of Taekwondo or the World Taekwondo Federation. Taekwondo is a discipline that is practiced by more than 70 million individuals worldwide. This number is not limited to South Korea, the country where it was created, but …

Chun Kuk Do Martial Art

Chun Kuk Do: The Chuck Norris Style of TaeKwonDo

Have you ever watched a Chuck Norris film and wondered what martial art he was practicing? After all, the moves he does in the films doesn’t really conform to any of the ancient martial arts. It has high-flying kicks reminiscent of Taekwondo, the techniques of Karate, and even the grabs and moves used by Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu artists. If you’re wondering …