Archive for August, 2015

Bowing and Its Purpose

Sunday, August 30th, 2015

Bowing is a form of body language in Asian countries.  A bow can be used to say “hello”, “good‑bye”, “thank you”, and “you’re welcome”.  Bowing is also a way of showing  courtesy and acceptance.  When two people bow to each other they are showing mutual respect. (more…)

The Meaning Behind the Color of Each Belt Rank in Tae Kwon Do

Saturday, August 15th, 2015

The belt that a Tae Kwon Do student wears carries a lot of meaning. It indicates their length of training and level of knowledge. Each color is also symbolic of a stage of growth and development as a martial artist. The meaning of each belt color is: (more…)