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    1st Dan

    I haven't written in quite some time. And, with injuries occasionally slowing me down, wasn't sure I would get to this point. Today I achieved 1st Dan. I have written in support of others over the past few years and have allways appreciated the comments of others on this site. I have repeatedly...
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    Tendon/Ligament repair

    Due to multiple ankle injuries over the years, I was about ready to throw in the towel. The TKD I have been practicing seemed a bit much to ask of my Achiles Tendon and adjacent Ligaments. I was missing work occasionally, and class. Then I stumbled upon an article in a runners magazine, about...
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    Hi everyone, I recently posted regarding my upcoming promotion. Well, I was successful. Thanks for all the support. As I mentioned before, I am fighting a case of Achilles Tendonitis. Ouch. It was not an issue in my test, but, following my test I was lucky enough to observe a Black Belt test...
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    Hi everyone, I've been "lurking" for a while since I originally registered, and haven't posted since my original in Meet and Greet. I have been able to continue with TKD throughout my healing from Achilles Tendonitis. As I wrote in an earlier posting, "You don't want anything to do with this...
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    estacada mike

    Hello, I'm new to this forum, and new to martial arts. I turned 48 about the time I followed my kids to thier TKD class, and thought I'd give it a shot. Well, I strained my achilles tendon and am thinking maybe there is a different Art out there that would be more appropriate for me, given my...