The Ten Commandments of Taekwondo are required learning for senior belts and Black Belt Candidates, and hold true in every aspect of life.
1) Be loyal to your country.
2) Be a good son or daughter to your parents.
3) Be faithful to your spouse.
4) Be on good terms with your brothers and sisters.
5) Be loyal to your friends.
6) Respect your elders.
7) Respect and trust your teachers.
8) Use good judgement before killing any living thing.
9) Never retreat in battle.
10) Always finish what you start.
posted - January 9th, 2012
The Daily Affirmations are required learning for senior belts and Black Belt Candidates, and are a great way to start every day.
1) I am smart because I learn something good every day.
2) I am humanly perfect because I never make a mistake knowingly.
3) I like myself because I take action to make things happen.
4) I am happy that I am who I am.
Belt Tying Tutorial
posted - January 8th, 2012
The correct tying of one's belt shows discipline and knowledge, and is an essential part of the properly worn uniform. This video explains the correct belt tying technique for non-black belts in each discipline (Taekwondo, Hapkido, and Gumdo). Black belts have a slightly different technique, but, once tied, looks identical from the front.
posted - January 7th, 2012
Basic Form is learned as a 10th Gub/White Belt with stripe.
posted - January 6th, 2012
Taeguek Il Jang (#1) is learned as a 9th Gub Yellow Belt.
posted - January 5th, 2012
Taeguek Ee Jang (#2) is learned as a 8th Gub Orange Belt.
posted - January 4th, 2012
Taeguek Sam Jang (#3) is learned as a 7th Gub Green Belt.
posted - January 3rd, 2012
Taeguek Sah Jang (#4) is learned as a 6th Gub Blue Belt.
posted - January 2nd, 2012
Taeguek Oh Jang (#5) is learned as a 5th Gub Purple Belt.