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Why Martial Arts is Better for Kids than Team Sports

1. Self-Defense This is the number one reason why most people decide to study  martial arts, and Tae Kwon Do or Karate is a great way to learn how to defend yourself. Martial arts teach you the techniques to defend yourself, but also the way to think about defending yourself – anticipate and avoid potential […]

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Martial Arts Benefits for Your Child

Martial arts are an ancient method of training your mind, body and spirit to act as one. Martial arts practitioners strive for harmony, but also learn effective  self-defense techniques. Children who get involved in martial arts reap many benefits in several areas of life. Most martial arts originated in Asia and include karate, kung fu, […]

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Health Benefits of Martial Arts

Total body workout: Martial arts like Tae kwon Do and Karate are a high-aerobic workout that uses every muscle group in the body. Your stamina, muscle tone, flexibility, balance and strength will all improve through martial arts. Healthy lifestyle: Due to the total-body nature of a martial arts workout, tons of calories are burned during every class. However, […]

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Lose Weight Training in Martial Arts

Martial arts – classified as a vigorous form of activity by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – facilitates weight loss as a cardiovascular form of exercise. Like aerobic dancing, sports, running and swimming, martial arts techniques from tae kwon do to karate burn calories and increase endurance by engaging your entire body […]

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Martial Arts Philosophy

Original Thought of Tae Kwon Do Spirit The Korean traditional thoughts must be first examined in order to elucidate the ideological aspects of Tae kwon do as a traditional martial art. Ancestors of the Han (Korean) race experienced frustrations coming from natural disasters and existential restrictive circumstances of life and therefore they had to rely spiritually […]

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Korean Martial Arts & its History

Korean Martial Arts Korean Martial Arts have two thousand years of history and an abundance of forms. Modern styles are practiced largely across the globe and are probably the most recognizable cultural aspect of Korea. For example, the popular Korean martial art of Taekwondo is one of the most widely practiced martial arts in the […]