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Students often ask: When will I get my next belt? What do I need to do to get a stripe? Because stripes and belts mark progress in the martial arts, the real question is: How can I get better at Taekwondo? The keys to success in martial arts, as in life, include consistency, commitment, and effort. And stripes and belt promotions mark progress. For specific tips on getting better at Taekwondo, read on.

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Published: January 10, 2022

Categories: Success Strategies, Taekwondo, Training Tips

Taekwondo is good for the brain. Scientific studies show that martial arts practice can improve cognitive function and neurotrophic factors associated with brain health. Specifically, hard martial arts (karate, Taekwondo, kung fu, and judo) stimulate the development of cognitive function in children and adolescents, and decelerate cognitive decline in middle-aged and older adults. 

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Published: August 25, 2021

Categories: Benefits of Taekwondo, Health and Wellness, Success Strategies, Taekwondo

Summer is a great time to focus on life-enhancing activities like Taekwondo. What is learned through Taekwondo training goes way beyond cool Cobra Kai/Karate Kid/ninja stuff. Studying martial arts lets kids shine by highlighting physical, social, emotional and intellectual skills.

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Published: June 14, 2021

Categories: Benefits of Taekwondo, Taekwondo

As a new season begins–be it the New Year, the First Day of Spring, or the start of a new school year–many people feel hopeful, dream big, and start making plans for the coming months. Parents also have plans and dreams for their children. Whatever the details of an individual’s resolutions and goals, most of us want to become healthier, happier, and stronger. The greatest gift we can give our children is the confidence, discipline, and fortitude to accomplish their own life goals. Committing to Martial Arts classes can be both the motivator and the vehicle for making start-of-the-season dreams a reality. Keep reading to learn the benefits of martial arts training for kids, teens, and adults.

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Published: January 15, 2021

Categories: Benefits of Taekwondo, Health and Wellness