Category: Training

Soar 100 Challenge: Zoning Side Kick

This week, I want you to concentrate “Crossing the T” or zoning. “Crossing the T” is nothing more than changing the angle of attack to gain the advantage of while placing your opponent at a disadvantage. Number 5 in Kicking and Hands one-steps is… Continue Reading “Soar 100 Challenge: Zoning Side Kick”

Meditation of the Week: Attitude 1

Purpose of training should be enhancement of mental and physical betterment. The attitude requirements of Tang Soo Do are designed for mastery of the art. The first attitude requirement of Tang Soo Do deals with the purpose of training. Why do we train in… Continue Reading “Meditation of the Week: Attitude 1”

Soar Training: Jok Ki (족기)

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 basic… Continue Reading “Soar Training: Jok Ki (족기)”

Soar Training: Soo Ki (Hands)

We are back to our normal schedule this week. Thank you so much for your patience over the last couple of weeks. We are working on hands techniques (Soo Ki) and Hands One-Steps (Il Soo Sik Soo Ki) this week. The basic hand strikes… Continue Reading “Soar Training: Soo Ki (Hands)”

Soar 100 Challenge: Ninja Speed

Here is your weekly SOAR Challenge. Remember you must complete at least 6 challenges in the testing cycle to be eligible to test for you next belt.  This week I challenge you with something a little different. For years, I have used a website… Continue Reading “Soar 100 Challenge: Ninja Speed”