Why Taekwondo is Good for You

There are many reasons why people like taekwondo, for many the reasons, are unique and personal. Taekwondo is a form of Korean martial art. It is more than just punching and kicking, and offers several other benefits for the mind and the body.

Dr Tae Yun Kim (3)

Benefits for the Mind

Taekwondo is a great way to help the mind. You can learn to control your mind and use your energy more effectively. Whether it’s walking, running or doing some other activity that requires complicated body movements, Taekwondo helps bring control to the body through the mind. When the mind is clear, focus and confidence will develop and will help in maintaining a healthy body. The strength and clarity of mind that comes with Taekwondo goes beyond the sport and helps in the day to day life.

Physical Fitness

Taekwondo is a sport that involves using the body and pushing it to great extents. The techniques and moves require training and when regularly practiced will help in maintaining an athletic body. The byproduct of taekwondo by itself has become a reason many people want to start learning taekwondo. The various physical activities of taekwondo include; aerobic, anaerobic, strength training and stretching.

Self Defense

The main benefit of Taekwondo for many people is self-defense. There are several techniques that are taught in Taekwondo to neutralize and disable an attacker. Most exercises and moves include blocking drills, sparring, blocking and striking. Taekwondo is one of the popular self-defense techniques.
Tae Yun Kim is an experienced martial art expert. From an early age, she started practicing taekwondo and has reached “Great grandmaster” status. She is also an accomplished author and has written several books.

Tae Yun Kim is an experienced martial art expert. From an early age, she started practicing taekwondo and has reached “Great grandmaster” status. She is also an accomplished author and has written several books.

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