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Tae Kwon Do Vital Points

30+ Tae Kwon Do Vital Points Aiming at Tae Kwon Do vital points may allow you to cause paralysis, unconsciousness or death.  They may cause nerve damage and your attacker to experience nausea, headaches, and/or disorientation. At Oh Do Kwon Tae Kwon Do – Tazewell Tae Kwon Do we teach our students under the careful […]

Does the Study of ITF Tae Kwon Do Support Communism?

30+ Does the study of ITF Tae Kwon Do support Communism? In regards to ITF Tae Kwon Do, a reader, Aisasami asks, “If I study ITF Tae Kwon Do, am I supporting Communism?” The late Grandmaster Roy Richmond was a certified master instructor with the World Tae Kwon Do Federation (WTF) which supports TaeKwonDo as […]
11 Things You Will Learn from Tae Kwon Do

11 Things You Will Learn from Tae Kwon Do

25+ 11 Things You Will Learn From Tae Kwon Do Find out what you learn from Tae Kwon Do at Oh Do Kwon Tae Kwon Do & Self Defense and Tazewell Tae Kwon Do below: 1. Strikes As a striking art form, Tae Kwon Do is characterized mainly by strikes with the main emphasis being […]

What is Taekwondo?

28+ A summary of what Tae Kwon Do is would be helpful for new readers. – Ayla Boswell Taekwondo (or Tae Kwon Do) translates to ‘hand-foot way’ in Korean and dates back more that 2,000 years.  It is a close range unarmed combat system that morphed into one of the most popular martial arts sports […]

Tae Kwon Do Forms

24+ Tae Kwon Do Forms Meaning Tae Kwon Do Forms also known as hyung (型) or Poomse are a series of movements that simulate basic attack and defense sequences in a predefined pattern and performed against an invisible enemy. These techniques, when performed are meant to be a ‘real’ demonstration .  These forms serve to build […]

Disabling Attacker with Cane

26+ Disabling an Attacker Using a Cane Weapons Demonstration with Grandmaster Roy Richmond Sometimes the only object that a disabled person may have access to is a cane.  A cane, often used in an assistive manner to aid in walking, to serve as a crutch, or to increase mobility can double as a weapon. When […]

Grandmaster Doctor Moses Powell

1+ Grandmaster Doctor Moses Powell Grandmaster Doctor Moses Powell (1941–2005), was a Black Martial Artist born in Norfolk, Virginia. He was the first martial artist to perform a demonstration for the United Nations. He was also the first martial artist to teach martial arts and self-defense to the FBI, DEA, and Secret Service. He held […]

Tae Kwon Do Creed

0 Tae Kwon Do Creed Oh Do Kwon Tae Kwon Do and Tazewell Tae Kwon Do students know the Tae Kwon Do Creed by heart and recite before each training session begins after the Tenets of Tae Kwon Do.   Developing these traits will give our students true self-confidence. Knowledge Knowledge in the mind-pursuit of […]

Tenets of Tae Kwon Do

0 Tenets of  Tae Kwon Do Oh Do Kwon Tae Kwon Do and Tazewell Tae Kwon Do students know this tenets by heart and recite before each training session begins just before they recite the Tae Kwon Do Creed. Courtesy To be thoughtful and considerate of others.  Oh Do Kwon Tae Kwon Do and Tazewell […]