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Different Types of Martial Arts

There are several hundred different types of martial arts. If you are looking into studying martial arts, below is a brief description of the most popular variations. Martial arts are practiced for a variety of different reasons including self-defense, physical fitness, entertainment and competition. Some even consider martial arts as a way of achieving spiritual growth. Taekwondo is a Korean martial art, combines both self-defense and attack, as a way of sport and exercise. The martial art focuses on high kicks and quick hand movements. Taekwondo is based upon the belief that the leg is the strongest and extreme reaching limb that a person has, hence having the greatest potential to be used as a powerful weapon while keeping an attacker at a distance. The sport is very good to improve agility, power, balance, flexibility and patience. different types of martial arts Aikido is a kind of martial art that originates from...
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The Amazing Benefits Of Martial Arts

Martial arts consume total body movements and teach self-defense skills that can be life-saving. The arts also play a role in boosting physical fitness and mental development. Martial arts classes can be beneficial to adults, kids and even teens with each group standing a chance of reaping the many benefits that come attached to martial arts. Adults For adults, martial arts training strengthens all health and fitness aspects. Among the benefits that adults stand to gain from the training are:
  • Improved heart health
  • Lower cholesterol
  • Lower blood pressure
  • Regulated insulin and glucose levels
  • Reduced systemic inflammation
  • Endurance boost
  • Improved flexibility and balance
  • Muscle tone development
  • Fat burning aiding weight loss
  • Increased metabolism
  • Improved mental focus and toughness
  • Self-confidence
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Events 2013

Pak's Academy Prime Taekwondo Martial Arts School & Dojo in Lee's Summit, Missouri - Pak's Academy Prime Taekwondo
Belt Test - Saturday, April 13, 2013 Time: 10:00 AM- Little Tigers, White Belt and Yellow Belt 11:30 AM- Orange Belt and Above Place: Pak's Academy, Lee's Summit, MO  Picture Day - Monday, April 15, 2013 Time: 4:30 pm~8:00pm Place: Pak's Academy, Lees' Summit, MO   American Invitational National TKD Tournament in Topeka - Saturday, May 4, 2013 Time: Registration at 9:30 AM Tournament begins at 11:00 AM Place: ExpoCentre Topeka, Kansas Address: 1 Expocentre Drive, Topeka, KS, 66612 Website: http://ksexpo.com/ Phone: (785) 235-1986   Kim's Academy Invitational TKD Tournament in Wichita - Saturday June 1, 2013 Time: Registration at 10:00 AM Place: South YMCA Address: 3405 South Meridian, Wichita, KS, 67217 Phone: 316-942-9782
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Events in 2012

Events in 2012 - Pak's Academy Prime Taekwondo
March 2012 St. Patrick's Day Open House: March 17th (Sat) 11:00 am~12:00 pm -Demonstration (11:00 am~11:20 am) -Class Participation (11:20 am~12:00 pm): every visitor can participtate in a class for fun during this time.April 2012 Belt Test: April 7th (Sat) 10:00 am -All students are recommended to arrive 15 min before the test to warm up and get prepared for the test.
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Modern history of Taekwondo – Prime Taekwondo School

show2Following the nomination of Taekwondo as a national martial art in 1971, the present Kukkiwon was founded in 1972 to be used as the headquarters as well as the site of various Taekwondo competitions. Then a year later, in 1973 the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) was established. In 1973, the biennial World Taekwondo Championships was organized. In 1984, Taekwondo was admitted to the Asian Games as an official event. In 1975, Taekwondo was accepted as an official sport by the U.S Amateur Athletic Union [AAU] and also admitted to the General Association of International Sports Federations [GAISF – later renamed SportAccord], followed by the adoption of official sports event by the International Council of Military Sports [CISM] in 1976 and by International University Sports Federation [FISU] in 1986 . The WTF became an IOC-recognized sports federation in 1980, making Taekwondo an Olympic sport. Then the adoption of Taekwondo as an...
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