We asked ChatGPT to pretend it was a Taekwondo Master with 40 years experience

taekwondo master and his reflection exercising at dojo

This post is just for fun. Or so we thought. We asked the infamous ChatGPT to pretend it was a Taekwondo Master with 40 years experience under its belt. Did it have any regrets? The result made us both laugh – and think. This image was created with Diffusionbee – an AI art generator. So you could say we had our blog post curated. Read and enjoy…

Karate or Taekwondo?

karate or taekwondo - which is best for me?

Which Martial Art is Best for You? Karate or Taekwondo? Martial arts are a great way to improve fitness, build confidence, and reduce stress. With so many different disciplines to choose from, it can be challenging to decide which one to pursue. So what’s best for you and your lifestyle? Karate or Taekwondo? Let’s take […]

Beginner Martial Art Classes for Adults

Brisbane has a thriving martial arts community that welcomes beginners enthusiastically. In recent times, many people either looking to get fit or develop a new skill have signed up for classes. If you are searching for something different, exciting and which is guaranteed to get you fit and focused, there’s no better place to start […]

Feeling Covid Stress?

Taekwondo Brisbane

Ways to React to Anxiety and Stress A parent emailed me last weekend, we were talking about our how fast and how drastically life has changed since Covid-19 appeared. She said … “while it’s devastating in so many ways, there are silver linings too, as we don’t know what we are capable of until these […]

The Value of Blocking Techniques

This blog was written by Snr Instructor Margaret and is based on her own experience from her beginnings in Taekwondo in 1973 “Taekwon-Do was designed primarily as a self-defense, and this is the main reason…

Discipline – How it Can Be Enjoyable

Discipline: ‘Training expected to produce a specific character or pattern of behaviour, especially training that produces moral or mental improvement’ How could discipline be enjoyable? The word…

Why Your Child Needs You to Support their Martial Arts Training

There’s a popular idea among some parents today that they need to accept their kids opinion no matter what the endeavour may be. And it’s certainly true that kids need to feel their…

What Are The Martial Arts?

People who aren’t part of the martial arts community are often misguided as to what it means to practice Taekwondo or to be a martial artist. Martial arts is not just a sequence of stylized fighting moves. Taekwondo isn’t a training hall of people, elaborately jumping and kicking together. And none of this is done […]

Hard Training Is The Only Way

You don’t have to be a natural to benefit from martial art training. I know this from personal experience! My family and I started attending classes at Pacific International Taekwondo Dutton Park in 2011.  With the exception of my oldest son Thomas, the rest of us were new to Taekwondo.  It took me about three […]

7 Steps To Developing Technique

Anyone who begins any form of martial art, and in our case Taekwondo, wants to be good at it. We know there are multiple benefits to be gained from taekwondo training such as confidence, self-esteem, fitness, flexibility etc. but what about the feeling of satisfaction of learning new techniques and combinations and the exhilaration of […]