South Korean Flag

Flag of South Korea: What Does It Mean?

Just like any other flag, the South Korean flag has a deeper meaning than what you see. So I am here to elaborate on what it means for Koreans and for those that study TaeKwonDo In essence, the Korean flag is a perfect representation of the harmony or balance that all things in life bring to humanity. There is a …

Kicks in Taekwondo

Taekwondo Kicks: A Complete List

The art of TaeKwondo is known for having a variety of kicks that are taught within the discipline. They are explosive and powerful movements thrown from a variety of angles against an opponent using both legs. A Complete list of Taekwondo kicks are as follows: Axe Kick/Swing Kick(Naeryeo Chagi) Back Kick(Dwi Chagi) Flying Back Kick(Twi-myo Dwi Chagi) Crescent Kick(Bandal Chagi) …

TaeKwonDo Blocks

What Are The Blocks in TaeKwonDo?

In Taekwondo, they have a wide variety of defensive blocks(Makgis) that are taught in  curriculums. There is a block available for nearly every possible attack a person can use to defend themselves. So, what are the blocks in TaeKwondo? All blocks in Taekwondo are essential to practice for both poomsae and One step Sparring. There are, however, some blocks that …

TaeKwonDo One Step Sparring

What is TaeKwondo One Step Sparring?

If you are a beginning TaeKwonDo Student and are starting to learn One Step Sparring then you have probably wondered what is the purpose of it. Having been studying TaeKwonDo for a few years now, I also wondered what was the purpose one step sparring was. It essence One Step Sparring is a controlled scenario that helps Taekwondo students develop …

TaeKwonDo for Adults

Taekwondo For Adults: Is It Good?

The idea of starting TaeKwonDo as an adult is pretty straightforward: you sign up at a TaeKwonDo School, put on the uniform and go to class. But what about all the kicking, stretching and punching? Don’t think it’s possible? Think again! Is taking TaeKwonDo classes good for adults? While it does require some physical fitness, TaeKwonDo is good for adults …