When, and why, do we salute the flags in the dojang?
Understanding the history and the reason we salute the flags can help us better appreciate the significance and meaning behind of this solemn gesture.
You’re on now, but who’s on next?
A hard fact; you won’t be here for ever. We can strive to make the most of what we have while we have it, but if we don’t have a succession plan in place, whatever we’re doing will end with us.
The 'line' is present in all aspects of our Soo Bahk Do training. In this essay we will consider the idea of the line in three ways; the way we move (physical), our discipline (philosophical) and our actions (applied).
We all know the person: a glass hits the floor and they react as though it’s the end of the world. It’s not the end of the world, it’s just broken glass on the floor.
Here’s an uncomfortable fact; if you study a martial art, you’re going to get injured.
Simple truth, brutal honesty
The 8 Key Concepts play a significant role in the mental, physical and spiritual training of all Soo Bahk Do practitioners.