tang soo do

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    Purple Key in Depth

    I would like to learn more about the Purple Key with every form including the movement, wrist turns, speed (even in depth in training), shoulder movement or anything in depth with lots of explanation. I learned it in Tang So Doo; however, I would like to know the most out of it for self...
  2. WhiteBeltNoStripe

    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...
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    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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    Tang Soo Do Competitions

    Hi Everyone, Grand Master Hwang Kee emphasized that he did not want Tang Soo Do Moo Duk Kwan to become a sport. With that said, how does everyone feel about Tang Soo Do Competitions/Tournaments? And does that go against what Grand Master Hwang Kee desired for the art of Tang Soo Do Moo Duk...
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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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    Koran Names for Throws: take 2!

    Hey everyone. So I have been digging into research and talking with people born and raised in Korea. A lot of these come from Yudo, but I have brought together a collection of the names for some general throws in Korean. This is not an exstensive list and every system has different variations...
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    Kicking question: Combing Strength Training with Flexibility training.

    Hey guys, this is a Taekwondo related question because it will involve high vertical kicks. In a book I read called Ultimate Flexibility by Sang H Kim, he talks about how doing high kicks involves not only kicking drills but resistance and flexibility training. The question I want to ask is...
  8. ewright909

    What is the Difference between Shaolin Kung Fu and Tang Soo Do?

    I've been wondering a long time about this. I cant find any good sources on the differences between these two arts. What exactly are their fighting styles and how different are they?
  9. andyscriven

    A cool kicking drill to improve your roundhouse kicks

    This is a drill use myself and teach at my school. It helps strengthen your hips muscles, improve balance and flexibility.
  10. andyscriven

    Strength & Conditioning for improving kicking technique

    I use a variety of drills to help my students improve their leg strength and condition the hip muscles. Thought i'd share this one and would be interested to see what other instructors do.
  11. andyscriven

    A great round house kick drill to develop strength and improve flexibility