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My Unconventional Path to Learning Taekwondo

I took my first Taekwondo class in college along with a SCUBA certification course and a class about how to appreciate jazz music. I was nearing the end of my degree and I was also considering a change of major. That semester at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, I took classes that struck me […]

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Online Taekwon-do

Ten years ago it was impossible, but today, learning Taekwon-do at home is finally possible. Not everyone has the time to commute back and forth to an in-person class to learn a martial art, after all. Online taekwondo schools make it possible for students to learn movements from the comfort and privacy of their own […]

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What’s the Point of Taekwondo Patterns?

When I first started practicing martial arts in Lincoln, Nebraska at the University, I did not understand the purpose of the forms. In fact, I really didn’t understand any of it. I had taken taekwondo during a semester off while I was trying to get my poop in a group and it was more of […]

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Where Mom Went Wrong with Weight Loss

She was always on a diet. And yet, she was also always overweight. She didn’t change her lifestyle, she’d simply restrict her calories for a few weeks, drop a few pounds, and then go right back to her bad habits. But besides food, which is a complicated and convoluted problem in the United States (trans […]

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Doing Family Martial Arts Classes Online

Living in small, rural towns throughout the United States, we’ve often had to get creative to find dance or gymnastics classes for our daughter. When she was four years old, we traveled back and forth from Bird City, Kansas to Nederland, Colorado so that she could take gymnastics classes in Boulder every week. There just […]

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