October, 2010: In this issue we discuss dynamic and static stretching and JTC’s participation in the 2010 Silicon Valley Championships.
September, 2010: The role of discipline in the complete study of Taekwondo and we announce the fall black belt testing schedule.
August, 2010: How interval training works and a JTC student talks about visiting Korea with Grandmaster Suh.
July, 2010: A review of sparring and a discussion of the JTC home rules.
June, 2010: We talk about the world Para-Taekwondo Championships and Team JTC is recruiting!
May, 2010: In this issue we discuss perseverance, the need for proper rest to be part of your training regimen and a meta discussion of how food impacts your body.
April, 2010: The role and importance of training in the evolution of a martial artist, how training is different for children and the importance of fat as part of a balanced diet.
March, 2010: Taekwondo’s applicability in real-world situations, a discussion of the role of protein in a proper diet and part 2 of a discussion on squats.
February, 2010: Life after you achieve your black belt, how Taekwondo can change your life and part 1 of a discussion of squats as part of a complete exercise regimen.
December, 2009: The educational value of the martial arts, balancing upper-body strength with pull-ups and a thorough discussion of carbohydrates.
December, 2009: A discussion of JTC’s demo team’s training class, development of upper-body strength through pushups and the importance of diet.
November, 2009: We look back at JTC’s success in the 2009 Silicon Valley Taekwondo Open, how to build total body fitness and the effect of exercise on your body.
October, 2009: We discuss using the S.H.A.P.E. approach to taekwondo and life, a discussion of weightlifting and an analysis of the physics of board and brick breaking.
September, 2009: A JTC student recounts his experience training in Korea with the pros, what we mean when we declare at the end of every class that we are family and board breaking techniques.
August, 2009: A JTC student talks about his experiences touring Korea, what the true meaning of a black belt is and how appropriate taekwondo is for a special needs child.
July 2009: In this issue, we talk about how persevering in the pursuit of a goal is its own reward and the proper approach to stretching.
June, 2009: In this issue, we talk about upcoming changes at JTC, learn about why stretching is important, welcome a new instructor and more!