kukkiwon logo

Kukkiwon Logo New and Improved

Fun fact … The Kukkiwon (World Taekwondo headquarters in South Korea which inevitably influences how we train at Swift Current Christian TKD) renewed their logo in March 2021 to reflect their commitment to world peace. The new Kukkiwon logo has pictograms of Taekwondo movements, embodying the organization’s firm willpower in Read more…

Sitting Stance

How to do a Proper Sitting Stance

SITTING OR RIDING STANCE – KOREAN COMMAND: “JUMCHUM SEOGI”This offensive stance is another one of the core stances of Taekwondo. It’s tricky – there are many technical aspects to this seemingly straight-forward stance!Tips on achieving a technically correct sitting stance: Ensure your body weight is distributed evenly over both feet and Read more…

Back Stance

How to do a Back Stance

How to do a Back Stance BACK STANCE – KOREAN COMMAND: “DWITKUBI” The back stance is a defensive stance and a very common one in Taekwondo. Like other stances, it’s important to perform it correctly both in poomsae and when sparring. Tips on achieving a technically correct back stance: 👣 Read more…

Integrity

INTEGRITY (pronounced “yom-chee” in Korean) is one of the five tenets or principles of Taekwondo. 🖐 Literally, it means “completeness” or “wholeness” – it portrays the idea of consistent character that comes out of a complete, whole heart. ❤️💛💚💙💜 Someone with integrity is not only able to determine the difference Read more…