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#119389 - 07/28/03 01:25 PM What is the diff. between taekwondo and tang soo do?
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The question is the subject

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#119390 - 07/28/03 03:38 PM Re: What is the diff. between taekwondo and tang soo do?
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tang soo do usually admits it is influenced heavily by china,tae kwon do maintains it is a wholy korean art(ignoring fact all founders held belt ranks in shotokan)
I believe tang soo do does not emphasize kicks as much.

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#119391 - 07/28/03 03:58 PM Re: What is the diff. between taekwondo and tang soo do?
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Then how exactly is it different from Karate?

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#119392 - 07/28/03 06:23 PM Re: What is the diff. between taekwondo and tang soo do?
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I have a black belt in Tang Soo Do, and currently and quickly I'm closing in on one in TKD (ATA branch), via belt skipping every testing. IMO, they are nearly identical in basic, fundamental techniques, though the forms and self-defense moves are significantly different, but them I'm taking Songahm which has had its forms completely revised in the late 80's, to add more modern day maneuvers, and add lots more kicking to the forms.

FYI, Tang Soo Do was the style Chuck Norris was trained in and taught. I consider them generally equal in technique, attribute requirements, and effectiveness. Therefore, if you had a choice between the two styles, I'd pick the better instructor -- but then, that's almost always the way to pick a school/style.

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#119393 - 07/29/03 09:17 PM Re: What is the diff. between taekwondo and tang soo do?
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[QUOTE]Originally posted by Ender:
Then how exactly is it different from Karate?[/QUOTE]

Why dont you tell meender, since you have (all the smart comments!)

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#119394 - 07/29/03 09:19 PM Re: What is the diff. between taekwondo and tang soo do?
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[QUOTE]Originally posted by Karate kid:
Why dont you tell meender, since you have (all the smart comments!)[/QUOTE]

Its not supposed to be a sarcastic post, because i know there will be another fight on this post.

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