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Black belt candidates special class Part 2

3 IMPORTANT ELEMENTS TO IMPROVE YOUR KICKING COMBINATION 1.Concentration Visualize doing each kick with perfect technique. Also imagine transitioning smoothly and with the right rhythm in between the strikes and footwork. 2.Energy Be efficient in how you expend your energies. Know what parts of the combination require you...

Taekwondo: For Your Body and Your Mind

The physical benefits of taekwondo

Most people want to use martial arts like taekwondo for fighting and self-defense, but really think about it, how often have you needed to kick somebody in the chin to defend yourself? Most of the people who are going to really put you in danger are probably going to have a gun. But that doesn’t mean that ancient martial arts like taekwondo are useless in the modern world of today? One of the most important things that practitioners of martial arts Taekwondo is get their bodies highly toned and very physically fit. With all the focus on health, fitness, and wellness these days, taking some advice and practices from taekwondo practitioners is certainly a good idea.

May Black Belt Test Candidates Practice Part 1

May Black Belt Test Candidates Practice Part 1

3 Important elements to improve your Poomse 1.Concentration It grows spiritual power, avoids intensive concentration, learn to concentrate within peaceful mind 2.Energy Enhance energy level by upgrading of Ki-Hop, speed and power 3.Posture Apply proper base stance to improve muscular strength and balance written by Master Yoo...