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What if my Child Wants to Quit Tae Kwon-Do?

By far and away, the most common question I get from parents who want to sign their children up for Tae Kwon-Do is: What happens if my child wants to quit? I find it interesting that parents are more worried about their child quitting than anything else. Now, I understand that [...]Read more
 

Keeping Children Engaged During COVID

Anyone else feeling the need to start kicking and punching things? Six months of sheltering in place, uncertain when (or if) things will ever get back to normal is bound to send anyone’s stress level through the roof. With the various and inconsistent changes to how school is [...]Read more
 

It’s not Rocket Science. It’s Something More.

I see it time and time again. Someone walks into the dojang for the first time and they sense it right off the bat: there’s something going on here. Something big. Something special. “How can I be a part of that?,” they’ll wonder.  “Sign up, and you’ll find out,” I [...]Read more
 

Comfort is an Illusion

If I can punch you in the face from four feet away, and you can only punch me in the face from two feet away, who wins? I had that thought just today when I was training with Jermaine, a yellow-stripe student. Jermaine is a really strong kid, but he can only punch about 2 […]Read more
 

Structure Will Get Us Through This

In recent weeks, I have seen the eyes of many of my students go from bright and alert, to distant and confused.  I can see it on screen while they’re training virtually. One day, they’re present and trying their hardest. Then, all of a sudden, they’re anywhere else. I believe the [...]Read more
 

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