Category: Training

Soar Challenge: 100 Squat Side Kicks

The challenge this week is 100 Squats with Side Kicks (Yup Cha Ki). You may space out the kicks any way you wish, but the challenge is to complete 100 squats and kicks on each leg. Perform these from a squat similar to a… Continue Reading “Soar Challenge: 100 Squat Side Kicks”

Soar Training: Ho Sin Sul

This week’s focus will be on Ho Sin Sul – Self-defense one-steps – and on Concentration. Be prepared to spend some time practicing your forms. Please review and practice according to your required study sheets. Concentration (Chung Shin Tong Il): the ability to focus mental effortWhen… Continue Reading “Soar Training: Ho Sin Sul”

Soar Training: Hands and Feet

We will focus on hand and foot techniques and sparring. The goal is to get through all your one-steps this week and spend about half our time sparring. Please bring your mouthguards and gear.

Soar Training: Hyungs

Hyungs are the foundation of Tang Soo Do. If you desire to master Tang Soo Do, you must master the hyungs. They are the living textbooks of our martial art with a multitude of applications. The hyungs teach us body movement, coordination, and balance.… Continue Reading “Soar Training: Hyungs”

Soar Training: Ho Sin Sul / Self Defense

Ho Sin Sul (Self Defense) is the topic of the week. This is always a fun week of concentration. Up front, I am telling you to be careful, deliberate, and slow. You can really hurt someone while manipulating joints and performing throws. While remaining mindful… Continue Reading “Soar Training: Ho Sin Sul / Self Defense”