Sparring in martial arts

Sparring is a form of practice to train martial artists. The type of sparring varies with different types of martial arts; nonetheless, essentially sparring is educative in nature and thus, focuses heavily on zero or minimum injury. Different martial arts have different terms for sparring. In Taekwondo it is known as ‘matsogi‘ (ITF style) and […]

ITF PATTERN 9: CHOONG-MOO (Choong-Moo Tul)

ITF PATTERN 9: CHOONG-MOO (Choong-Moo Tul) Taekwon-Do is a practical art; hence it can be learnt only from an instructor. Words, diagrams and videos can help only as a reference, and they cannot replace an instructor. Expert practical guidance from an instructor is invaluable. “Certainly the most important asset any training hall can have is […]

Discipline

Discipline may be defined as the behavioural action or inaction undertaken in a step-by-step process, or in a pre-determined set of regulations or rules, so that behaviour may be regulated according to societal norms, customs, and traditions, or according to the prevailing environmental conditions, or according to what one thinks is appropriate for self-improvement. Types […]

ITF PATTERN 8: HWA-RANG (Hwa-Rang Tul)

ITF PATTERN 8: HWA-RANG (Hwa-Rang Tul) Taekwon-Do is a practical art; hence it can be learnt only from an instructor. Words, diagrams and videos can help only as a reference, and they cannot replace an instructor. Expert practical guidance from an instructor is invaluable. “Certainly the most important asset any training hall can have is […]