Quick Tips for Sparring – that’s all

That’s all our Quick Sparring Tips for now!

Check back here next month for more tips – only for Premium Members.

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Snippets of amazing old footage

DON’T FORGET TO WATCH No. 10 – Paul McPhail performs Juche forwards and backwards

For my 5th degree black belt grading in 1993 I thought it would be a cool idea to perform Juche Tul forwards then backwards for General Choi.

The plan failed miserably as I started the backwards part… I hadn’t even considered the possibility that General Choi would take offence to it. He turned his head and refused to watch. I figured… well… I may as well carry on now and struggled through to the end.

I passed the grading so I guess the General had forgiven me by the day the results were announced.

Here is the footage of the pattern at the grading.

Quick Tips for Sparring 3

He’s trying to push me

If you don’t retract your kick as fast as possible you run the risk of your opponent gaining control of your leg as demonstrated here. The aim is to get the kick back down to the ground as quickly as possible, as we are more venerable with one foot in the air.

Technical Quick Tips

We have been listening!

Members Watch the Video Series

Many of you have told us you just don’t have time to watch long videos!

So we have been responding with our series on Sparring Quick Tips AND NOW new monthly videos on Technical Quick Tips by Expert Coach Mr Brendan Doogan!

So until you get more time to watch our 250 hours of ITF Content… just enjoy these quick tip videos each month.

Quick Tips for Sparring

Need some quick tips for free sparring?

In a new series for TKDCoaching Members, Mr Mark Trotter teaches sparring skills and tips that are easy to learn and understand.

Instructors – use these as teaching ideas for your next class. And those new to sparring will learn lots of new skills to help you improve.

Members get these sparring tips each month.

TKD Kubz Instructors Course

Master Hutton is happy to grant access to the full Kubz course to our Premium Members and TKD Kubz Instructors.

He would however like to monitor who has access to the course so if you would like to see all 67 clips just ask for a password and private link.

TKD Kubz Instructors and TKDCoaching Premium Members now have access to a Full day Kubz Instructors’ course taught by Master Hutton himself.

The course video has been divided into 67 clips! The first 6 clips are available to Premium Members instantly, the remainder are available to Premium Members and Kubz Instructors with permission of Master Hutton.

Regardless of whether you have a Kubz class or not, this course will give you a many useful tools for teaching children – and adults for that matter.

The program is all about

Guardian Angel – Safety

Phil Thompson has a great way of talking to the kids he teaches, and explains things in a way they understand. Here you see him getting the kids to agree that their parents probably know more about that subject then they do, and that they would be good people to check with before going anywhere.

He then brings this idea back to the Golden Rule No. 1 which is NEVER let anyone take you from Place 1 to Place 2 – without checking with parents first.