In many eastern cultures, the act of meditation is a well-respected and widely-practice technique. Meditation has only in the last few decades been shown scientifically to benefit humans no matter who they are. For Tae Yun Kim, meditation has been a part of her life and her martial arts practice since she first learned how to meditate. Once you have mastered meditation or at least become very comfortable with it, you can reap the benefits of regular and frequent meditation for your mind and your body.
Mediation is a process which helps to calm and focus the mind. When a person meditates, it has been shown that brain waves change and they are able to control certain aspects of their body with more control than is regular. Additionally, meditation helps to alleviate stress. It can help people stay focused for longer, even when they aren’t actually meditating.
For Tae Yun Kim, meditation has become a valuable and powerful tool in her life. During her training in martial arts, she often relied on the peace of mind and concentration that meditation allowed her to develop. These skills are very important in the martial arts world. During competitions and evaluations, one must have the utmost focus and concentration. Meditation helped her with the high level of focus she needed to eventually become a TaeKwonDo Grandmaster.
Tae Yun Kim recommends meditation for anyone who is undergoing training in the martial arts. Meditation good for anyone, in fact. The mind can always benefit from getting centered and focused every day. This can improve a person’s energy, focus during work, and productivity. Meditation is a powerful tool, it simply requires some discipline every day.
Once you have that discipline to meditate regularly, you will be able to reap the benefits of meditation and improve yourself as a person.