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    Research on martial artists

    Hi everyone! I don't know many martial artists, so that's why I'm reaching out to you guys on here. Anyways, I've been doing Wing Chun for the past 2 years and am doing an important psychology research project looking at the relationship between different types of martial arts and self-esteem. I...
  2. Tait

    Jacksonville, FL

    I'm being relocated to Jacksonville, FL and am looking for a new school to train. After an hour or so of internet searching, I'm really no closer at finding a school I'm interested in. This surprises me as Jacksonville is a huge city and there are hundreds of schools, but nothing is standing...
  3. Z

    was Mu Duk Kwan really part of the origional 5 kwans?

    My Taekwondo is of Mu duk kwan decent. Two Days ago my Master instructor told us students to figure out whether Mu Duk Kwan Was really part of the original 5 Kwans.
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    Moo Duk Kwan Dan Bon List and Family Tree

    Hi Everyone, I am considering the possibility of reviving an old project I had started in the 1990s. I started to create a Moo Duk Kwan Dan Bon List and a Moo Duk Kwan family tree. I have a number of people listed in the Dan Bon List. With all of the questions about the Moo Duk Kwan Heritage...
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    The value of forms

    i am wanting to know peoples opinion on forms and what the value is, i train forms and teach them at my dojang cause it is a part of the MA but i dont like them that much cause the moves dont work if you do them the way you do in the form. In order to do those moves in a sparring round or for...
  6. Ivan

    Please critique my front kick

    I have recorded myself doing the front kick on both legs in four different manners. Back right leg front kick, front right leg front kick, back left leg front kick, and front left leg front kick. Prior to me filming this video, I practiced by doing 400 front kicks, 100 for each position. Note...
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    Finding local students/instructors

    Hi All, I saw there was a section for this, but no one has posted in it in years. I'm not sure if that's because people look elsewhere, but I've been having a hard time finding any listings for instructors or receiving any applications on any of the employment sites and CL. I'm wondering if...
  8. suseonhwa

    Face the Flag?

    Hi everyone, I'm new to this forum but I've been reading it for a few months now and finally decided to make an account, as I have a question for all of you. At your dojang, how do you say "face the flag" in Korean (if you say it at all)? I've been doing taekwondo for almost three years now...
  9. Isaiah90

    Why Taekwondo will get you killed in self defense

    Here's a brief explanation why Taekwondo will get you beaten or killed on the streets. No situational awareness - The first problem is the lack of situational awareness. No one's going to "fight" you. It's going to be an unexpected attack. For example, heard of this Taekwondo practitioner who...
  10. Azulx

    Help me be a better instructor

    Good Evening everyone. Here is a clip of my senior student doing our four beginner forms. I would like any feedback possible so that I can become aware of things that I'm not catching to help her improve. Thank you so much for your time!
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    Maintaining a clean uniform

    Hey guys, I need help 1. How do we keep our Taekwondo uniforms free from stains? 2. What tools do I need to keep my uniform from yellowing b/c of sweat or deodorant stains? I would appreciate your help at your earliest convenience, thank you.
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    Practicing Sparring without a Partner

    Hey guys, I’m new here. As you can see from my name, I study Taekwondo. I need help. If I need to practice sparring, but don’t have access to sparring partner, how can I practice?
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    Exercises for speed and agility

    Hey all, I'm just getting back into the competitive scene and need help on drills and workouts I can do to improve my kicking speed and overall agility. Also if y'all have any great stretching routines I'd love to hear those too!
  14. K

    Sport Poomsae

    I've trained in martial arts since I was four years old. I have my black belt in Taekwondo, Tangsoodo, and GongKwon Yusul and currently my green belt in Shotokan. I used to compete a lot, primarily in sparring but I used to do poomsae as well. However, the last time I competed was the first time...
  15. _the_frogg_

    street fight

    what would you say would work best for a street fight, and don't just say whatever you train in lol really thing like take things from other arts and put them together to make the best art
  16. KaiHman

    Hello from Karate Kai

    Hello. Hey and hi. How are you? Nice to meet you all here on this awesome martial arts community! Just joined up! I'm Kai, I'm from W/ England. Bristol originally. Now in West Sussex near the sea! I used to do Tae Kwon Do and some Kendo when I was 15ish but was only a yellow belt. Some stuff...
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    First Grand Master Rhee Ki Ha Seminar (50th Anniversary)

    Just checking to see if anyone on here will be attending the 50th Anniversary of Rhee Ki Ha arriving in the U.K? This will be held on 2nd July as that's when he arrived here 50 years ago. If you're not sure who he is, he was the first person to be promoted to 9th Degree by our Founder and now...
  18. Wilde

    Chung Do Kwan Certificate

    I have heard of and seen these Chung Do Kwan certificates, but I would like to know if I could get one. I have been searching and digging trying to find how. If anyone could tell me how, it would be appreciated. Thank you! Photos for Reference...
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