ITF vs WTF vs ATA: How to Choose The Right Style of Taekwondo

Right Taekwondo Style

‘The more you learn, the more you realize how much is left to learn.’ Taekwondo as a dojo and a sport is no different to this belief. Stemming from Korea Taekwondo Association formed in 1959, Taekwondo currently has three major bodies, i.e. World Taekwondo Federation (WTF), International Taekwondo Federation (ITF) and American Taekwondo Association (ATA). … Read more

Side Kick 101: Everything you need to know about a side kick

side kick guide

“I’m using my longest weapon, my side kick against the nearest target, your kneecap. This can be compared to your left jab in boxing, except it’s much more damaging.” – Bruce Lee A side kick is a crucial element in any martial artist’s arsenal which can effectively be used to defend, attack or counter-attack your opponent. Similar to the … Read more

Spinning Hook Kick or Wheel Kick Comprehensive Guide

Spinning Hook Kick

Fighters and spectators are thrilled when a Spinning Hook Kick connects. As majestic as it looks, the Spinning Hook Kick also referred to as Wheel Kick, Reverse Turning kick, Spinning Whip Kick or a Reverse Hook Kick, is one of the most devastating kicks in martial arts. Not only does it commercially sell but the … Read more

Your Complete Guide To The Spinning Back Kick

A back kick or spinning back kick is one of the most underrated kicking techniques in traditional martial arts such as Karate or Taekwondo. Often overlooked, practitioners tend to rely more on kicks such as roundhouse and side kicks as they believe that back kick doesn’t have enough power. The undermining of this kick is … Read more