7th Dan and more!
Delusion (guest blog post: Bill Hedrick)
My 7th Dan Test panel = 8th Dan Grand Master James S. Cahn (Cleveland Taekwondo Martial Arts), 8th Dan Grand Master Roy Bushman, 10th Dan Supreme Grand Master Joon Pyo Choi (Columbus OMAC & World Song Moo Kwan United leader), 9th Dan Grand Master Young Pyo Choi (OMAC Indiana); 8th Dan Grand Master Kwang Ho Kim […]
Having TOO much fun at seminar!
Why delusion can be a good thing! If you’re a fan of Westerns, you may remember Clint Eastwood saying, “A man’s got to know his limitations.” This is true! But how do you find your limitations? Most people live lives of quiet mediocrity, avoiding pain because it hurts! Yes, it does, that’s the main attribute […]
Battle of Columbus & more!
This is what happens when you tell a bunch of students to “put in the bad guys for [blank] gumbub!” I guess they didn’t have enough direction. **Note: each group had 30 minutes to prepare the gumbub prior to performing it. Ssangsu Gumbub Sa bon (group 1) Ssangsu Gumbub Sa bon (group 2) Ssangsu […]
Just over two weeks to this multi-event weekend! I’m greatly looking forward to all of the events happening! I get the chance to see outstanding martial artists compete, to join in the recognition of martial arts accomplishments, and to meet and train with Song Moo Kwan seniors and peers!
(guest post) Always a white belt – Bill Hedrick
“Well, techniques can be packed up and taken anywhere. Not so with dedication.” – Sensei Skip Taylor The picture to the left is from a local thrift shop. While I understand that not everyone will train for their lifetime in the martial arts but this shouldn’t happen. Yes, this is just my opinion so you […]
The other evening we had some newbies, 4 white belts and a yellow. Master F. took extra time to talk through the mechanics of cutting, and Dave worked with the white belts on the first form. Nothing odd there, but the thing I was surprised and delighted by was my attention to this. I’ve been […]