TaeKwonDo and the Olympics

TaeKwondo and the Olympic Games

The art of TaeKwondo is still a fairly new martial that has only been around for less than a hundred years. But in the short time the martial art has been practiced it has had a meteoric rise in popularity. It is now practiced by millions across the world and had the honor of becoming an Olympic sport in 2000. …

Kung Fu vs Taekwondo

Taekwondo Vs Kung Fu – What is the Difference?

Martial arts instills discipline and respect within oneself to be the best person they can be. They all come from different origins and people also question, how they match up with one another. So What is the difference between TaeKwonDo and Kung Fu? Taekwondo is different from Kung Fu in their Origin Philosophy Forms Techniques Weapons used Real Life Effectiveness …

TaeKwonDo Street Fight

TaeKwonDo Sparring Strategies and Advice

When you start off learning to spar in TaeKwonDo, you will more often then not be shown short 2 step combinations which are usually the foundations on which to build more complex 3 step and more combinations. In sparring with TaeKwonDo , ideally you want to always use at at least a 2 step combination in order to be able …

How Can Taekwondo Help with Bullying

Bullying has become an epidemic, each month 282,000 students are physically assaulted in some way in secondary schools throughout the United States; and statistics suggest that revenge due to bullying, is the number one motivator for school shootings(EducationCorner). In this post we are going to talk about how Taekwondo can help combat bullying in the following ways: Confidence Respect Discipline …

Meaning of TaeKwonDo

TaeKwonDo Terminology: Essential Words To Know

If you learning TaeKwondo from a Master who is from Korea and who perhaps learned Tawkwondo at a university such as Yong University, then you will probably be spoken to in class a mixture of Korean and English. At my schools this is how it is done. So what is the essential terminology and words used in TaeKwonDo? The essential …