Mindset Matters in Taekwondo Training

Mindset Matters In Taekwondo training

Mindset Matters Do you know that your mindset, the way you look at things, can make a huge difference to your success at Taekwondo and in life generally – and that you can control it? Stanford University Professor Carol Dweck suggests that our mindset can either actively promote our learning and moving forward in life […]

How forceful and how fast are kicks and punches in Taekwondo?

Taekwondo is famous for its powerful kicks and hard-hitting punches. The power in the techniques come from a combination of various factors and among them body weight and speed are important factors. Body weight is applied by movement of the hip or utilising the knee in a spring action; while speed is applied by the […]

Fundamental Exercises in Taekwon-Do: An Introduction

FUNDAMENTAL EXERCISES IN TAEKWON-DO : An Introduction (Gibon Yonsup)   “Fundamental exercises are considered the back bone of Taekwon-Do, for the students can learn a great number of additional movements which are found neither in patterns nor sparrings. […] The student is therefore advised to exercise each fundamental movement correctly and thoroughly one by one […]

How Taekwondo Teaches Us Patience

How Taewkondo teaches us patience

Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success. Napoleon Hill Do you find yourself or your kids giving up too quickly on things that take time to achieve? Most of us have ideas of things we want to do or be some time in our life, the only thing holding us back is […]

Taekwondo may help children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)

“Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disability that can cause significant social, communication and behavioral challenges. There is often nothing about how people with ASD look that sets them apart from other people, but people with ASD may communicate, interact, behave, and learn in ways that are different from most other people. […] Diagnosing […]

Theory of Power in Taekwon-Do

THEORY OF POWER IN TAEKWON-DO (Him Ui Wolli) Power in Taekwon-Do comes from a combination of the following: – Reaction force (Bandong Ryok) —— reaction force of your opponent —— reaction force of your own – Concentration (Jip Joong) —— muscles concentrated towards the attacking or defending tool —— muscles concentrated towards the opponent’s vital […]