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A Gift that Lasts a Lifetime

As adults, we struggle each year with the materialism of the holidays and the need to convey the deeper meaning of Christmas, Thanksgiving, Chanukah, and other winter observances. We hope to inspire empathy, kindness, love, and charity in our children, and instill a yearning to make the world a better place all year long. We […]

5 Reasons Why Martial Arts are Better for Kids than Team Sports

The benefits of sports for boys and girls are very well documented, but there’s debate of how good team sports are for children. I am the first to say that if a team sport is something your child is engaged in, happy with, and enthusiastic about, by all means continue. However, the experience that many […]

5 Reasons Why I Keep Practicing Taekwondo

Taekwondo is popular with young adults and children, but I’d like to take the time to talk to the adults. A lot of you are looking at taekwondo as a good activity for your children, but seem to rule it out for yourselves. I can understand why, with work and family obligations, you might feel […]

What Is Good Sportsmanship?

Looking around, the world is more in need of good sportsmanship than ever before. The definition of sportsmanship has been buried by a culture of winning at all costs. This culture is not only about being poor losers, but poor winners as well. Unfortunately, adults – parents, coaches, and teachers – bear a huge amount […]

3 Ways Taekwondo Helps Your Child

Taekwondo is one of the greatest gifts that you can give to your children. It’s not just about being physically fit, or about learning how to compete, but it helps to instill qualities that will be with them for their entire lives. You might think that very young children should not be exposed to martial […]

Kicking Butt and Taking MEDALS! Women and Girls of the National Teams

The Olympic Games are coming up this summer in Rio, and Team USA has been announced with two of the top women in Taekwondo. It’s exciting to see Paige McPherson and Jacqueline Galloway ready to compete for the gold!  Women and girls participate in competitive Taekwondo at every weight level, and at every age, from […]

5 Reasons Kids Thrive with Taekwondo

Sometimes a confident and self-assured preschooler will meet grade school and find that many of the lessons learned there have been forgotten by older kids. Likewise many students making the transition from elementary to middle school find the rules that they once understood change yet again. Bullying is a factor in development at all ages, […]

You Know You’re a Martial Artist When…

There are certain things that you just find yourself doing, or saying, or thinking when martial arts becomes a part of your life. It colors everything you do from making the guys at Home Depot wonder about all that pine board you go through, to the inappropriate KYAP in the grocery store. Read on and […]

Taekwondo Parenting: Foundations of Success

You’ve entered your child in Taekwondo classes, but for your child to succeed and thrive you need to be actively involved in their lives. Parenting changes with the times, and sometimes it’s hard to know what approach to take and how to parent without falling into an unhealthy dynamic with your child. Lay the foundations […]

About Those Resolutions: Taekwondo for Adults

You might have noticed that this is the time of year that clothes fit a little tighter, that you’re tired and stressed out, and hey, look – peppermint mochas! It’s the holidays, right? You have enough on your plate between October and January first, literally and figuratively. It’s okay, you have New Year’s resolutions to […]