Category Archives: Tae Kwon Do/Tang Soo Do/Hapkido

Applied Taekwondo With Russ Martin (Applicable To Karateka Too)

Applied Taekwondo by Russ Martin 5th Dan. Practical applications to basic movements and patterns (In Japanese: kata bunkai). Continue reading

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Do Our Training Methods Damage Our Bodies? (Part 2)

This post follows on from an earlier popular post, looking it whether martial arts training or good for us, or does it damage our body. Continue reading

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In Defence Of Basic Karate/Taekwondo “Blocks”

When many Karate and Taekwondo practitioners accept that our basic blocks do not really work as “blocks”, why do we continue to train and grade with these blocking drills? Continue reading

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The “Corkscrew” Punch (The Devil In The Detail)

The “corkscrew” punch where the fist is rotated is unique to oriental martial arts. Here we look as some fine details to help you to improve your punch. Continue reading

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True Martial Arts Spirit . . . . And He’s Only 11!

A boy who had to learn to walk and talk again after a brain tumour is now heading for a black belt in tae kwon do. Continue reading

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