The Tae Kwon Daddy Blog

A podcast for martial art students and parents by a martial arts student and parent.

5 Minutes Middle Split Pancake Exercise Routine

This is a simple 5 minutes middle splits routine I use to try and get my chest to the floor. The formula is quite simple: Grab a book (or movie on your phone) Sit in a split position Reach forward until it hurts Get distracted (start reading more!) Over time inch...

GM Johnny “Lightfoot” Thompson

GM Johnny “Lightfoot” Thompson

Johnny "Lightfoot" Thompson is the Grand Master of the school I train (the Christian Taekwondo League, under Master Jose Ramirez) and is not only a deep well of martial arts wisdom and knowledge, but a consistent source of support and encouragement to all who he...

Tae Kwon Tether Ball

I was recently out a pool with my family and lo and behold there was a single tether ball station and my kids wanted to play.  Cool, simple, easy.  But as often is the case with age disparity, they weren't all having fun. So, as a Tae Kwon Daddy, I challenged them to...

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