FightingArts Estore
Pressure Points
From a medical professional, straight facts on where and how to hit that can save your life.
Stretching
Limber or not, anyone can add height and speed to their kicks with this method.
Calligraphy
For yourself or as a gift, calligraphy is special, unique and lasting.
Karate Uniforms
Look your best. Max snap. low cost & superior crafted: “Peak Performance Gold” 16 oz uniforms.

MOTOBU
Classic book translation. Hard to find. Not in stores.
Who's Online
0 registered (), 19 Guests and 3 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
Antalerico, Uzumaki, dbrit, pwm, 3DMAA
22977 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
Antalerico 2
Shonuff 1
ergees 1
EFRAIN 1
futsaowingchun 1
July
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31
New Topics
2015 European Championship Baku: Finals, streams
by ergees
06/28/15 04:21 PM
Wing Chun's inside information
by futsaowingchun
06/15/15 06:02 PM
unrecognized kata
by William_Bent
11/19/14 07:05 PM
Where Are They Now?
by Dobbersky
05/30/13 08:08 AM
Taekwondo loosing it's face/popularity
by
01/07/08 03:11 AM
Don't think aikido is effective self-defense
by
08/15/00 07:29 PM
Recent Posts
2015 European Championship Baku: Finals, streams
by ergees
06/28/15 04:21 PM
Taekwondo loosing it's face/popularity
by EFRAIN
06/17/15 07:44 PM
Don't think aikido is effective self-defense
by Grendal
06/16/15 05:24 PM
Wing Chun's inside information
by futsaowingchun
06/15/15 06:02 PM
unrecognized kata
by Shonuff
06/04/15 02:11 PM
Forum Stats
22977 Members
36 Forums
35616 Topics
432570 Posts

Max Online: 424 @ 09/24/13 10:38 PM
Page 3 of 4 < 1 2 3 4 >
Topic Options
#260094 - 06/07/06 12:24 AM Re: The Sport Side of Taekwondo [Re: ChronicGMV]
TeK9 Offline
Professional Poster

Registered: 12/22/05
Posts: 2257
Loc: Northern California, USA
IF you wanna get to the Olympics thats the stuff you gotta know. DO you have what it takes to be an elite athlete?
No ammount of forms practice will help you with that stuff. Those kicks are the aspect that seperate TKD from shotokan karate.
_________________________
"Poor is the pupil who
does not surpass his
master" - Leonardo Da
Vinci

Top
#260095 - 06/24/06 08:38 PM Re: The Sport Side of Taekwondo [Re: ChronicGMV]
TeK9 Offline
Professional Poster

Registered: 12/22/05
Posts: 2257
Loc: Northern California, USA
I love this clip, it's the perfect example of how the elite taekwondo athletes practice for the Olympics. This clip should be forever posted in the TKD forum as reference.

A friend of ours left california to train in florida with those guys a week ago, he'll be there for 3 months, hopefully he makes the national team.
_________________________
"Poor is the pupil who
does not surpass his
master" - Leonardo Da
Vinci

Top
#260096 - 06/24/06 09:48 PM Re: The Sport Side of Taekwondo [Re: TeK9]
oldman Offline
Professional Poster

Registered: 07/28/04
Posts: 5884
I can see how some folks would find the video inspiring. Good luck to anyone that desires to reach that goal.

Top
#260097 - 07/04/06 11:53 PM Re: The Sport Side of Taekwondo [Re: Dereck]
TeK9 Offline
Professional Poster

Registered: 12/22/05
Posts: 2257
Loc: Northern California, USA
Dereck,

Would you please consider making this thread permanant by locking it?

I think it's a great example of sports taekwondo and a brilliant insight to what the American Taekwondo elite athletes must go through utilizing the 5 tenets of taekwondo in order to get to the Olympics.

The clip shows how the sports side of taekwondo is practiced and how those skills are attained. Now we just need to find a really good clip on how the self defense aspects of taekwondo are practiced. We've seen in this clip only one aspect of taekwondo however, it is the most popular aspect. Please consider my request best wishes,

-Tek
_________________________
"Poor is the pupil who
does not surpass his
master" - Leonardo Da
Vinci

Top
#260098 - 07/13/06 04:39 AM Re: The Sport Side of Taekwondo [Re: matxtx]
TeK9 Offline
Professional Poster

Registered: 12/22/05
Posts: 2257
Loc: Northern California, USA
I don't konw what a half round kick is, I just know a round kick is a round kick, you either do it right or your doing it wrong. One generates the most power and the other does not.
_________________________
"Poor is the pupil who
does not surpass his
master" - Leonardo Da
Vinci

Top
#260099 - 09/17/06 07:58 AM Re: The Sport Side of Taekwondo [Re: ChronicGMV]
sgtZipper Offline
Member

Registered: 09/17/06
Posts: 25
Loc: the Netherlands
I like the way they scream, is that common in WTF-style?

Top
#260100 - 09/19/06 12:02 AM Re: The Sport Side of Taekwondo [Re: sgtZipper]
TeK9 Offline
Professional Poster

Registered: 12/22/05
Posts: 2257
Loc: Northern California, USA
yep
_________________________
"Poor is the pupil who
does not surpass his
master" - Leonardo Da
Vinci

Top
#260101 - 09/19/06 08:31 AM Re: The Sport Side of Taekwondo [Re: sgtZipper]
Isshinryukid4life Offline
Professional Injury causer

Registered: 12/07/03
Posts: 2455
Loc: Knoxville.
Quote:

I like the way they scream, is that common in WTF-style?



Quote:

yep




WTF
_________________________
http://www.hotforwords.com

Top
#260102 - 10/20/06 02:01 PM Re: The Sport Side of Taekwondo [Re: TeK9]
TeK9 Offline
Professional Poster

Registered: 12/22/05
Posts: 2257
Loc: Northern California, USA
This is a good demonstration on how athletes train for Olympic style TKD competition. I wish we could find something on how the other styles train. So we can see the difference.
_________________________
"Poor is the pupil who
does not surpass his
master" - Leonardo Da
Vinci

Top
#260103 - 11/02/06 02:14 AM Re: The Sport Side of Taekwondo [Re: TeK9]
TeK9 Offline
Professional Poster

Registered: 12/22/05
Posts: 2257
Loc: Northern California, USA
Still no examples of how different TKD styles train for sparring. Tsk, tsk, tsk...
_________________________
"Poor is the pupil who
does not surpass his
master" - Leonardo Da
Vinci

Top
Page 3 of 4 < 1 2 3 4 >






Action Ads
1.5 Million Plus Page Views
Monthly
Only $89
Details

Stun Guns
Variety of stun gun devices for your protection

Buy Pepper Spray
Worry about your family when you’re not around? Visit us today to protect everything you value.

Koryu.com
Accurate information on the ancient martial traditions of the Japanese samurai

C2 Taser
Protect yourself and loved ones from CRIME with the latest C2 Taser citizen model. Very effective.

 

 



Unbreakable Unbrella

krav maga