1. M

    Can i replace cup with socks?

    So i can't find a cup but wouldn't some rolled up sock absorb the impact? If i get kicked without a cup my nuts are toasted but if atleast i have some socks i can walk the next day right? I punched my nuts with some socks in my underwear and it did hurt less but a kick is much stronger so i am...
  2. M

    How often i am gonna get kicked in the nuts if i join a martial arts class?

    Do i really gonna need a cup?How much those absorb the impact,i heard that after a few kicks they can breake. I won't buy a new cup every month
  3. Ivan

    Feedback on Hook Kick

    I have a video of me doing the hook kick here: How do I improve it? Should I be chambering my leg before extending it or do I continue to pick it up the way I have been up until now? Any other tips? Thanks for your help again guys :)
  4. Ivan

    Improving my sidekick

    Hey, a while ago I made a post about improving my sidekick. I took all of that into consideration and applied as best as I could. I aim to perfect my sidekick and polish it to the best it can be. I have another video of myself, and I would appreciate any sort of feedback or criticism as to how...
  5. C

    Help Needed, Unidentified Injury to foot

    Hello First I would like to thank you for any guidance in advance! I was sparring on August 2nd 2015. My partner and I were warming up (not sweaty yet). I threw a right low kick at about 70%, my partner backed up quickly so I did not follow through and did some sort of half assed swing and...
  6. V

    Hello !

    Hello ! My name is Victor and I am new to this forum. Please tell me : where can I ask a question about martial arts? On which section of the forum ? To be more precise, I want to find what is the name of some kick that I have seen it in a martial arts video and wht type of martial art...
  7. Ivan

    Hip trouble with my round kick and stretching?

    Hello, I have been having trouble with my hips especially when it comes to my roundhouse kick and the box splits. To make sure there is no confusion as to which kick I am referring to, I will post a video here. Even after my warmup exercises I have extreme trouble when it comes to executing a...
  8. K

    TKD Sparring- Why aren't front kicks thrown?

    While the simple answer to why front kicks aren't thrown is that the kick is usually done with the top of the foot and there isn't a scoring area for that kind of front kick. However if the toes are pulled back and the kick is executed with the ball of the foot being the point of impact would...
  9. S-K-K

    Boxing or American Kickboxing

    Is boxing or American kickboxing strong? Would a boxer win over a American kickboxer?
  10. bobster_ice

    Rigorous flexibility training

    Hi all, It's been quite a few years since I have done any martial arts of any kind and in recent weeks I have refund my love for TKD. The problem is, my flexibility is terrible. I would say I am very good at it, as a sport but my flexibility is so restricted compared to what it used to be. My...
  11. V

    Kick weakness

    Hi everyone. I'm not good at kicks. Some people thought that it's beacause of my weight. Especially at 45 kick which is needed for sparing. Can anyone help me?
  12. NinjaChristian

    Late nights, kicks, and furniture (Warning, do not mix!)

    So its about 10:30 p.m., I was just training, practicing my combos. I was getting tired, but too determined to stop. So about the 20th time circling the main living area of my house doing kicks and punches, I was passing through the kitchen, front kick, front kick, axe kick WHAM! My knee hurts...
  13. A

    How is it possible? Kicking Magic Power?

    I'm always asked, but did not find out how this can be done so as not to break his foot
  14. I

    I think i am too old for taekowando.

    I am turning 29 this year. I always had this dream to learn taekowando. But never had a chance or enough courage to do that. When I was a kid I was fat so I always thought people gonna make fun of me. Anyways recently I have found the taekowando federation in my town. I went there twice to...