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"Balance" - Maybe Taekwondo's Greatest Benefit

Taekwondo creates balance in many areas of life. The study of Taekwondo fosters harmony and helps to restore energy in the martial artist. Those who practice Taekwondo find that the daily physical and mental training provides a unique avenue to find their center. The balance earned through the study of Taekwondo is unique in that it is both balance of the physical and of the mental. This paper will explore the many great ways in which Taekwondo gives balance to those who train in the art.

Physical Balance

Physical balance is a key component of any athlete. The ability for a person to right themselves when their energy or inertia has taken them too far in one direction is essential to avoid falling, tripping, stumbling and thus potential injury. The increase in balance from Taekwondo