Category: Training

Meditation of the Week: When you begin to feel idle, try to overcome this.

  There came a day when the great reformer, Martin Luther, found himself penniless. A request came in asking him to contribute to an important project. He remembered he had a beautiful medal of Joachim II, Elector of Brandenburg, which he had prized. He… Continue Reading “Meditation of the Week: When you begin to feel idle, try to overcome this.”

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… Continue Reading “Soar Training: Ho Sin Sul”

Soar Challenge: 100 Passings

The challenge this week is 100 Passing defenses. You may space out and break up the movement any way you wish, but complete 100 on each side this week. Notice where is your weight is set in your hips, your feet, your knees, and… Continue Reading “Soar Challenge: 100 Passings”

Soar Training: Kicking

In the world of karate, Tang Soo Do’s differences are most apparent in kicking – dynamic, high, and arial. The kicking is what makes Korean karate distinct. A flying side klick is on our association flag and seal! This week, we will practice our… Continue Reading “Soar Training: Kicking”

Soar Training: Soo Ki (Hands)

It’s time to begin another week. With this week, I want you to focus on your hand techniques – especially your loads and your pulling hand. When you load your strikes or blocks, be sure you are fully loading everything. Don’t take shortcuts in… Continue Reading “Soar Training: Soo Ki (Hands)”