Monthly Archives: June 2015

June 2015

Poomse: a story in motion.

Working through black belt is an extremely hard—often frustrating—activity that brings a lot of self-doubt and procrastination. The requirements for second Dan (AKA second degree black belt) have been pushing my limits lately, particularly the creation of one’s own form.

While working through this process I realized creating a  new form isn’t just a “complex series […]

Why we break boards and bricks

As a head instructor of a TaeKwonDo (TKD) school I have the privilege of teaching many students the fundamentals of the martial arts. I get asked many questions that change my perception of this martial art I love and have lived for so many years. A few weeks ago, a student struggling with their board […]