Mostly use your hands in ITF Sparring? You must know this!

Mostly use your hands in ITF Sparring? You must know this!

Why Punchers cannot be outworked!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Punches are arguably one of more common scored techniques in ITF sparring. However, those who build their whole game around punching are vulnerable to the same system which they are trying to have on...
Do you fight to win or fight not to lose?

Do you fight to win or fight not to lose?

Is there a difference? Fighting To Win VS Fighting Not To Lose…Absolutely! 💯 Like many pieces of crucial wisdom passed down from generations, this is another which is become somewhat of “cliché”. However, when we really dig deeper, this particular nugget of wisdom is...
Make sure to do this when coaching at competitions

Make sure to do this when coaching at competitions

Tips for coaching during competition The coach is a supplement to the athlete, it’s not about having a video controller in your hand where you control every action and decision the athlete makes. In ITF sparring the bouts are quick, the coaches job is more about...
Want to Counter Attack In Sparring? Master These 3 Things!

Want to Counter Attack In Sparring? Master These 3 Things!

3 Must Haves For Counter Attacks ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀1️⃣ – Timing  ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀When looking to counter, timing is very important. If you chose the incorrect moment, it can work in your opponents favour. Generally, the best time to counter is when...
Do this to see your sparring training improve 10x !

Do this to see your sparring training improve 10x !

According to the research in Skill Acquisition, generally Martial Artists train for combat quite inefficiently. We spend a lot of time in isolation training breaking down fine details of technique. Then we fail to link this back into the bigger picture and just remain...
What sport science tells us about Martial Art training

What sport science tells us about Martial Art training

Randomized v Blocked Practice⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Blocked training is basically repeating the same movement sequence over & over in hope for it to become muscle memory. Of course this is very prevalent in combat sports with emphasis often on technique. It makes sense to have...
I wanted to Quit Taekwon-Do… Here’s what to do, to know if you should

I wanted to Quit Taekwon-Do… Here’s what to do, to know if you should

I wanted to quit Taekwon-Do as a Green Belt… 😯⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀At some stage every Taekwon-Do student will not want to go training! Trust me, it’s inevitable for every student!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀For me, I was a green belt and...