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How to successfully block in Taekwondo ft. Lee Dae Hoon | Olympians’ Tips

How to successfully block in Taekwondo ft. Lee Dae Hoon | Olympians’ Tips

HOW TO… My tip today is on defence. Attacking is important, but blocking is also very important to avoid giving away points. BLOCKING A common mistake is only concentrating on your kicks and leaving your body open for counterattacks. You need to attack to gain points but you shouldn’t give away points easily. So when …

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How To Punch Harder Using a Wall

How To Punch Harder Using a Wall

Howdy. Ando here from SenseiAndo.com. Today, I want to talk to you a little bit about alignment. Specifically, how your body lines up behind your striking. It’s a fact that if your body is not lined up properly, and you hit something or someone, you’re just going to hurt yourself. So, if you’re a karate …

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How to Block and Dodge a Punch for Self-Defense

How to Block and Dodge a Punch for Self-Defense

Hey. Ando here from SenseiAndo.com and Happy Life Martial Arts. Two questions I get all the time. #1: Dear Sir–what’s the best way to block a punch? Question 2: Hey, bro–how do I get better at dodging punches? Good questions. Today, I’ve got a short answer and a long answer for both of them. The …

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