Category: Training

Weather Call

As much as I hate it, I feel it prudent to cancel class this evening due to the torrential rain we are receiving. I do not want y’all driving home in the dark and not be able to see a washed out roadway. Come… Continue Reading “Weather Call”

Soar Training: Soo Ki (수기)

This week is all about hand techniques – especially the load and the pulling hand. When loading strikes or blocks, be sure to fully load everything. Don’t take shortcuts in training; it will get faster with proper practice. Regarding blocks (defense techniques), remember they… Continue Reading “Soar Training: Soo Ki (수기)”

SOAR Training: Hyung (형)

As a traditional martial art, Tang Soo Do is a forms-based art. This is true with many traditional martial arts systems. Tang Soo Do, which is Korean in style and culture, draws heavily from Okinawa and China as well as precursor arts from Korea.… Continue Reading “SOAR Training: Hyung (형)”

Happy Thanksgiving!

Tang Soo, Folks! Due to most of the families who participate calling in to inform me they will not be at training this evening, I am cancelling class tonight to support the much needed time with family and preparation thereof. Happy Thanksgiving! See you… Continue Reading “Happy Thanksgiving!”

SOAR Training: Ho Sin sul

Training this week is Ho Sin Sul or self-defense. We will shift our focus to close-quarters defense by closing the distance for grabs, clinches, throws, and joint locks. There are many ways to escape from or evade various attacks, and we will begin reviewing some of… Continue Reading “SOAR Training: Ho Sin sul”