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Bullying, Teenagers & Taekwondo (or Any Martial Arts) Training

Bullying, Teenagers & Taekwondo (or Any Martial Arts) TrainingDefeat Bullies With Martial ArtsMy Taekwondo training is helping me parent my tween!It’s like taking a solid blow to the chest.That gut-wrenching feeling you get when someone is hurting your child.And not just once. But over and OVER again. The fact the one doing the hurting is […]

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Bare Foot or Bust?

​BARE FOOT or BUST?​Should the path to Black Belt be walked in bare feet? The question of shoes for training from Taekwondo to any martial art…Kristy turning kickMartial Arts Makes Us Rule Followers​My 10 year old son is a rule follower.This might sound like some kind of parental godsend but alas.What goes with this rule-following territory […]

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Bruce Lee’s Taekwondo Friend Jhoon Rhee dies at 86

Bruce Lee’s Taekwondo Friend Jhoon Rhee dies at 86Jhoon Rhee kicks Bruce LeeGrandmaster Jhoon Rhee(January 7, 1932 – April 30, 2018),  , the man known as the “father of American Taekwondo,” died on Monday 30th April after a long illness at a hospice care home in Arlington, Virginia, a suburb of the nation’s capital.Commonly known […]

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Why taking up Taekwondo in my 40s was the best thing ever!

​Taekwondo In Your 40s!!!​Why taking up Taekwondo in my 40s was the best thing ever! ​​And now you can do it too ​with my Top 5 Tips…​by Kristy Hitchens ​​Am I having a near mid-life crisis?Is that what this is?Is this the equivalent of (*gulp!) buying a Harley or red sports car and dating a hot blonde?All of this and […]

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Taekwondo Changed My Life

​ TAEKWONDO​  Changed  My Life!!!​B​E INSPIRED by ​Danny T Nguyen’s martial arts journey​ through TAEKWONDO.  This is a inspirational story for all martial artists, it serves as a reminder of why many of us start to train and why we continue.   His story is not a major calamity averted, it’s more a daily combination of the small […]

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5 Signs You Have Found A Great Martial Arts School

I have been doing Martial Arts since I was 6 (I am now 38) and I have trained in every type of school. From the spit and sawdust boxing gyms to the church halls and leisure centres, I have also trained in the purpose-built premises as well. And I have discovered one thing; that the premises mean […]