2015 May Black Belt Indoor Test Sticky

May
12

On Saturday, May 9th candidates tested for indoor portion of the Black Belt test. This was a physically and mentally challenging test which included knowledge of the poomses, kicking combinations, self defense, holding poses and board breaking. In addition to the outdoor and indoor test, an oral test was taken to test their knowledge of the principles and terminology of their Tae Kwon Do training. The candidates worked very hard and were well prepared for this important event. Read more about 2015 May Black Belt Indoor Test

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The Origin of Taekwondo Martial Arts (Part 2)

May
20

A Brief Summary of Significant Highlights in the Korean History of Martial Arts:

-751 A.D.: A statue immortalizing the legendary warrior Kumgang Yuksa is erected at the Sok Kul Temple during the reign of King Hye-Gong (742-762)

-935 -1392: The fighting style called Taek Kyon is developed during the Koryo Dynasty.

-1392 - 1907: During the Yi dynasty, according to many historians, Soo Bak Ki was taught by the Chinese to envoys from Okinawa who took the art form to their home. A book was also written on Soo Bak Ki to serve as a handbook for military training. Read more about The Origin of Taekwondo Martial Arts (Part 2)

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The Origin of Taekwondo Martial Arts (Part 1)

May
19

Taekwondo is a form of self-defense martial art that was developed in Korea. Contrary to what many of my fellow Taekwondo instructors or predecessors may have taught you, Taekwondo is not an ancient practice that has origins in Korea many thousands of years ago. Read more about The Origin of Taekwondo Martial Arts (Part 1)

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How To Choose And Care For the Taekwondo Uniform Called The Dobok

May
12

Of all the different martial arts that are practiced in the U.S., Taekwondo is the most popular, with the most students. It originated in Korea and includes self defense, exercises, combat fighting and self discipline. It is also an Olympic sport, with many followers. In order to know what level of expertise a student has achieved, all you need to do is look at the various colored belts they wear on their white uniforms. Roughly translated Taekwondo means "the way of the foot and the fist", which makes perfect sense. Let's examine how to care for the uniform. Read more about How To Choose And Care For the Taekwondo Uniform Called The Dobok

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Black Belt Test

May
05

The Black Belt Test

On Sunday May 3rd We began the process of the Black Belt Test.
All the candidates and Masters met at 6:30am to begin the outdoor test. It was a test of long distance running, sprinting, kicking combinations and duck walks.
The candidates must be physically and mentally prepared to complete this challenging part of the Black Belt test.

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