My adventures, lessons, and experiences in Martial Arts
As a Taekwondo athlete, I often have to cut off a few pounds in order to make weight for competitions. Weight cutting can be a frustrating experience if it’s not done correctly. I hate seeing athletes starve themselves or try out crazy, unhealthy diets just to make weight. Because of this, I thought I’d share my favorite weight-cutting recipes that help me lose weight and stay healthy & strong for Fight Day!
If you’re wanting to get more flexible to be able to have higher kicks, trust me, you’re not alone! And no matter what you tell yourself, it’s NOT too late, you’re NOT too old, and you’re NOT too inflexible to start learning how to improve your flexibility.
Most people get nerves before competing at a tournament. Nerves can be a good thing if you see them positively and channel them into excitement. In the video above, I asked several top Taekwondo fighters how they deal nerves before a tournament. Below are 9 ways that help you get over your nerves before a competition.