Johnson's Martial Arts opened a 3rd location in Apex, North Carolina and is now enrolling new students. Established in 2006, Johnson's Martial Arts works to empower people of all ages through their specialized programs for preschool children thru teen and adult. Located at 908 West Williams Street in the Triangle Orthopedic building, the Johnson's newest school is conveniently located just down the street from Beaver Creek Shopping Center. For more information (there's lots o
In the martial arts, to make true and worthwhile progress, you would do well to have a few "things." One of those things is patience. Patience means you look at the long-term benefits of steady, consistent training; not too hard and not to easy, but training that’s varied, interesting, and --eventually --both meditative and challenging.
Another thing is the big picture view. Your martial arts practice should not be limited to --or even predominantly on --the mat. The aware
Now, we all know that eating a balanced diet of fruits and vegetables is one of the keys to a higher quality of life. Everyone also seems to know that physical activity of at least 30 minutes a day will make them feel better, seem less tired, and help with their concentration. I can go on to say that every body who drinks, smokes, and raids the coffee machine 10 times daily all pretty much know the same things and have access to the same information regarding their health. Wh
Martial Arts can represent different things to different people. Some believe that the Martial Arts promote violence, aggression, and combat. Some feel that martial arts are just for kids, and they do not want to practice alongside children. Over the past few years, there has been more and more interest in Mixed Martial Arts and those teaching traditional methods of self-defense like Karate, TaeKwonDo, and Kung Fu have incorporated other forms in their schools to stay relevan
Taekwondo has a deep and rich history formally dating back 4000 years with traces of its roots going back as far as 10,000 years. Historically this includes the migration of the Korean ancestors from Central Asia to the location of modern day Korea. This lengthy time line provides a wealth of opportunities to mold Taekwondo into what it has become today. Early on, historians believe the movements for Taekwondo were a re-enactment of past battles. Through the retelling of t
The History of Ho-Am TaeKwonDo
Ho-Am TaeKwonDo is the completely unique and effective martial art that we practice, but how did it start? What are its roots? Well, TaeKwonDo roughly started 10,000 years ago, when people migrated from central Asia to the peninsula, Korea, where they relied on hunting, swimming, and climbing mountains to survive. As time went by, these people developed strong bodies, fighting skills, and a sense of teamwork. Their knowledge is that of the beg