A little over a year ago I was going to take over management of the website for the Oriental Martial Arts College (Master Kim's OMAC). Several issues, including my long-term relocation to Japan, aborted that. However I am thrilled to be back with OMAC now, as a Senior Instructor and not as a webmaster. This week... Continue Reading →
As part of my requirements for my Second Dan Black Belt test, I was required to break two 1.5" slabs of concrete. Damn does it feel good... now that it's behind me! I spent so much time talking about it, here is the video! -M Mitch Breaking Bricks!
This past Saturday I pre-tested for my Second Dan Black Belt test. The actual test is this coming Saturday, June 2. The Second Dan candidates were given a writing assignment to complete: “My Future Goals in Tae Kwon Do and Why I Want to Achieve Them.” I spent most of Sunday thinking about this, and... Continue Reading →
It was the title of my favourite Barenaked Ladies song, but in this context it is a lot scarier. I have been working toward my Second Degree Black Belt... well, really since I started Taekwondo in January of 2009, and then since I earned my Black Belt in June of 2010 but in reality I have... Continue Reading →
My journey to the Second Dan Black Belt test in Taekwondo continues. Today is going to be a key day in my journey to my Second Dan Black Belt. Of all of the requirements for the test I am solid on most of my patterns (the last one just requires more practice), I know what... Continue Reading →