The beginning of this year I decided to go back and start doing tournaments again. After my previous attempts went down like a lead balloon. I always used to give myself the typical excuses why I lost; I got the winner in the first round, the referee wasn’t scoring the fight correctly.
I decided to go back to the drawing board with a new outlook to my sparing, so far it’s paid off this year I have three medals from three tournament including – Tagb Men English Champion, Tagb Men Welsh Champion and 3rd place in the TAGB Midlands Championships.
Below are some of the things I notice from my latest tournaments and from my training. I am by no means an expert and these are just my thoughts if you have any suggestion drop them into the comments at the bottom of the page.
A while back I started learning Tae Kwon Do, which is a martial arts which originated in Korea. Tae Kwon Do means Foot, Fist and way. It is well known for its dynamic kicks. The organisation I belong to is the TAGB which the largest martial arts organisation in Europe.
As I am doing my 6th Kup Grading I have wrote a quick guide for what is needed for the green belt grading.