Tips and Expert Tips for Practising a Pattern (Tul)

Tips for Practising a Pattern (Tul) 1. Understand the pattern thoroughly. A pattern consists of several smaller patterns. All the smaller patterns should be understood completely. 2. Perform the pattern in your mind. This is known as visualisation or mental imagery. This is an ancient practice of all warriors, who sat silently visualising how they […]

Fundamental Exercises (Part B) in Taekwon-Do: A list of 218 exercises

Fundamental Exercises (Part B) in Taekwon-Do: A list of 218 exercises   Gen. Choi presents a total of 367 fundamental exercises: – Fundamental Exercises (A): 149 exercises in Vol.6, pp.17-383 – Fundamental Exercises (B): 218 exercises in Vol.7, pp.17-379 To attain perfection, each fundamental exercise has to be constantly repeated along with maintaining the correct […]

It’s not just about fitness goals. It’s about building solid habits

Good Taekwondo habits lead to success

Learning Taekwondo teaches us many things that you might think have little to do with high achievement in martial arts, but without them it’s almost impossible to be successful at any long-term goal, recreational or career oriented. One of the most important lessons is to build good habits that focus on you reaching the achievement […]

Are Taekwon-Do patterns (tuls) useful in a real fight?

Yes, they are very useful. In order to understand the usefulness of Taekwon-Do patterns (tuls) in a real fight, let us consider a hypothetical situation. A hypothetical situation Let us imagine that you are walking on a lonely street. There is another man waiting in a dark corner of the street, who intends to steal […]

Fundamental Exercises (Part A) in Taekwon-Do: A list of 149 exercises

Fundamental Exercises (Part A) in Taekwon-Do: A list of 149 exercises   Gen. Choi presents a total of 367 fundamental exercises: – Fundamental Exercises (A): 149 exercises in Vol.6, pp.17-383 – Fundamental Exercises (B): 218 exercises in Vol.7, pp.17-379 To attain perfection, each fundamental exercise has to be constantly repeated along with maintaining the correct […]