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Taekwondo Training – Elements Of A Strength & Conditioning Program

Tae Kwon Do Strength & Conditioning TrainingIn Taekwondo training, a good Strength and Conditioning program is a vital component to your success, both short and long term.  To gain a better understanding of a proper Strength and Conditioning program we need to understand some of the key elements that is in one.

Firstly as stated in previous articles we need to know what we are training for. What is our goal and what do we need to do to achieve it? Once we know this we can then start to periodize our training.  We cover this in more detail at Taekwondo Training – Periodization I and Taekwondo Training – Periodization II
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The Value of Family In Taekwondo Training and Competition

Tae Kwon Do Value Of FamilyWhile working with athletes, one of the many (if not the highest) issues I have to work on is an athlete’s relationship with their family for the benefit of their Taekwondo Training and Competition Success.

In my last article – Taekwondo Success Is Determined By The People You Associate With – I talked about how the people you hang around with will determine how well you do.
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Taekwondo Training – Periodization II

Tae Kwon Do TrainingIn the last article – Taekwondo Training – Periodization – we had a brief introduction explaining what periodization is and why it is important. Hopefully you have written your goals and your training elements down as advised.

However we now have all of this information and need to put it into a coherent plan that works in one direction taking us step by step closer to our ultimate goal. Whatever your goal is, whether it be making National Team for the Olympic Games or winning a local competition, the planning process is quite similar… getting to the Olympic Games just takes a little bit longer that’s all 🙂
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Taekwondo Training – Periodization I

Tae Kwon Do TrainingOK, so we understand it is necessary to be doing Strength and Conditioning in order to be a more proficient athlete or even to meet your weight loss/fitness goals in Taekwondo etc.

But the biggest question I get asked by Tae Kwon Do athletes and coaches alike is where to start? What do you need to do first? This is where periodization takes the forefront.
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Taekwondo Training Boost For You

Tae Kwon Do TrainingOk, so you’re training, possibly 2-3 times a day. You’re doing your best, but there’s always room for a bit more success in your life.

So, what can you do to give you that edge, to accelerate the effects of your Taekwondo training and give you more success at the Taekwondo competitions?

Well there is one thing that you need to do that will bring all your training and nutrition together that is a must for any athlete looking for Success.
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Easy Food For Taekwondo Training And Competitions

Taekwondo Healthy FoodOk, you want to eat something healthy, before, or after training, or even to have something to eat during competition day.

Well, I have the thing for you. In this video, I show you how to make one of the best and most nutritious foods out there. It’s high in protein, got essential fatty acids and high in fibre. They’re a meal in a nut!
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Are You Fuelling Correctly For Your Taekwondo Training II

Tae Kwon Do FuelIn my last article I laid the foundations for the nutritional guide for athletic performance. I discussed the different types of foods that we have in our diets. In this article, I want to go through which types of foods we need to keep our bodies in peak condition.

Whether you do Taekwondo as a workout, or as a form of self defence, or like a lot of people as a sport they compete in, the quality of your nutrition has a direct effect on your performance. Whether that’s in the ring, in your personal life, in your work life or just doing day to day stuff. Your energy and enthusiasm in what you do is directly affected by the food you eat, and the quality of it.
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Are You Fuelling Correctly For Your Taekwondo Training

Tae Kwon Do FuelOne of the biggest problems I find with Taekwondo athletes today is the lack of good information on nutrition, basically what to eat and what not to eat and when to eat.

It can be a somewhat technical subject if you want it to be. But I want to make it as simple as possible for you so that you have something you can put into practise straight away and improve your Taekwondo training performance, and even your competitive performance if you wish.

Before I get into specifics, I’m going to give some basic nutritional information so that I know we are all on the same page.
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Visualisation And Improving Your Taekwondo Training Performance

Visualisation – what is it exactly? Well, without going all “dictionary” on you, it’s basically replaying scenarios or situations in your mind.

Every top athlete does it. Every top coach makes their athletes and players do it. But the question is, what’s the best way to visualise and how do I know if I’m doing it right?

The thing is, we need to back a step further before we even get there.
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