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Black Belt Indoor Test (part IV) – One-Step Sparring

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One-step sparring is part of the required adult curriculum at Yoo’s Martial Arts. Students learn how to counter punches using various effective blocks, kicks, sweeps, wrist locks and other techniques to force an opponent into submission. As with self-defense techniques, one-step sparring incorporates diverse techniques from Hapkido and Judo, allowing for effective strikes, restraints and takedowns.
— Written by SUSA Chief Carlos Stern

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The philosophy Of Taekwondo | Martial Arts

Building a more peaceful world is the philosophy of Taekwondo. It all starts with the individual. The foundation of the sport is the individual. The art of Taekwondo strives to build the personality, positive morals and character of the participant. It is only on the “foundation” of individuals who possess positive attitudes the end goal of the sport may be achieved. This article provides a comprehensive overview of the philosophy of Taekwondo.