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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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Kung Fu Class vs. Barnes and Noble

When Lydian was about 5 years old, we were living in Bird City, Kansas, teaching taekwondo, and commuting weekly up to Nederland, Colorado, a small community in the mountains. The drive from Nederland to Boulder, Colorado was only about 30 minutes so we took the opportunity to enroll in some classes. Lydian took gymnastics and […]

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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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