Posted On:4/28/2012 11:13am
I'm 15 and am about to get a blue belt in Taekwondo, but I was wondering what are the best things at the gym I can do to improve my Taekwondo? Such as, how can I get stronger without gaining alot of mass that would slow me down. Thanks
Posted On:4/28/2012 4:52pm
Style: being less stupid
I'm pretty sure you can dig up some good info on this subject with the search function. Btw, I think this would have been a better topic for the Physical Fitness forum here. Other than that, good luck on your blue belt grading.
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Originally Posted by Ming Loyalist
i really think that those who can't get their head around the bowing thing (because their angry sky daddy will punish them) don't deserve judo. life is full of choices, and if your bronze age superstitions are holding you back, so be it.
Posted On:4/28/2012 10:43pm
Style: Western Boxing/Iron Palm
Do lots of lunges and throw lots of kicks. Any bodyweight exercises for your legs and core are great for tkd. Plyometrics are great for building cardio.
Posted On:4/29/2012 1:02am
Style: Water Polo/ Backpacking
Swim, swim, swim, swim.
Posted On:4/29/2012 1:14am
Style: Jhoon Rhee Tae-Kwon-Do
Whats wrong with just doing your Forms over and over again. Mind your stances, and maybe throw in a little dynamic tension. I'm also a big fan of the jump rope.
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