Taekwondo Belt Order

ITF Taekwondo Belt Order and Rank

One important aspect in martial arts training are grading exams. They’re an excellent way of gauging a student’s progress and overall proficiency, allowing instructors to have a general idea on what lessons to teach and how far they could push their students. Taekwondo is no exception to this rule. Taekwondo uses a color coded belt system to help distinguish the …

Taekwondo Belt Order for ATA

ATA Taekwondo Belt Order and Rank

Improvement is the sign of growth, and in martial arts, there are systems in place that indicate such progress. These systems specify a person’s abilities and are a manifestation of how far along any given person is on their martial arts journey. Taekwondo in particular indicates this growth through belt levels. The American Taekwondo Association, or the ATA, uses a …

Does TaeKwondo have Weapons Training?

The American TaeKwondo Association is one of the only and biggest TaeKwondo organizations to include weapons training to their curriculums. The World TaeKwondo Federation(WTF) is strictly a sport TaeKwondo based curriculum and the International TaeKwondo Federation(ITF) just teaches patterns and sparring. Keep reading below as we answer commonly asked questions regarding TaeKwondo and weapons training. Is weapons training a part …

TaeKwonDo Mind Body Spirit

How TaeKwonDo Connects the Trinity of Mind Body and Spirit

The trinity of Taekwondo is comprised of three separate elements; body, mind, and spirit. Those that follow Taekwondo believe that in order to learn this martial art, and above all become a master of this martial art, you must bring all of these elements in line with one another. You need your body to give you the strength to face …

Taekwondo Demonstration

What is the Kukkiwon Taekwondo Demonstration Team?

In the 1940s and 1950s, Taekwondo was formed by Korean martial artists with great influence on other martial arts such as karate. Taekwondo isn’t just a combat style but is also used to teach discipline and control. Its practitioners consider it more than just a hobby but a way of life itself, changing the way they think, act, and in …