St. Louis Tournament and Testing Recap

As usual, the competition in St. Louis this year was intense. Lots of tough competitors attend this tournament. Also as usual, even though we had few competitors, we acquitted ourselves well. For our school, the weekend began with Blackbelt Testing on Friday evening. We had three students testing, JKN Anna Dodd, began testing for Second Degree […]

Martial Art Endurance Training

If you are a student of mine or a reader of this blog, then you know that I’m working hard on endurance training. That’s what this article is about. There’s a kind of “hierarchy of needs” to martial art training. When we come in as a White Belt, everyone has a different level of talent, knowledge, […]

Evolution

Five Hundred Facebook followers. I waited for a long time to get to that goal. I wrote a lot of posts hoping to add one or two more “likes”. It worked. The likes kept piling up, slowly but surely. Finally, when I was away at CEP (WKSA’s Continuing Education Program), it happened. I was at 499 […]

Midwest Tournament Plans from Shiljang Nim Krystal

I want to update everyone on our plans for the weekend of the Midwest Tournament in St. Louis, April 24th through the 26th. Jido Kwang Jang Nim Jack Harvey, who runs Kuk Sool Won of St. Louis with his wife, Joo Im Kwang Jang Nim Lee Harvey, usually arranges a really good rate for us at […]