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

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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Review: A Killing Art – The Untold History of Tae Kwon Do

This book goes into a detailed history of TaeKwonDo and uncovers many of the myths behind the creation of TaeKwonDo along with the in-fighting and power struggles of the senior masters. A must read for any TKD practitioner. Continue reading

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10 FREE iTune App Downloads To Give Away: Practical Karate – Realistic Street Bunkai

As a promotion for a new iTune App, Apple are giving away 10 promotional codes so that the first 10 people who apply can get a FREE download. Find out more. Continue reading

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Natural Breathing In Karate (And Other Martial Arts)

For self defense it helps if you can move naturally and nothing is more natural than breathing. However, for years many Karateka have not really breathed properly, creating tension, wasting energy and generally slowing themselves down.
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