Can you use taekwondo in a street fight?

One of the favourite questions of the proverbial ‘man on the street’ is whether a certain martial art would be useful in a ‘real fight’. Taekwondo, with its popularity among all genders and age groups, plus its standing as an Olympic sport, is often singled out as...

Am I Too Old to Start Martial Arts Training?

Want to start taekwondo classes but think it’s a kids’ sport? Think again. Try classes for adult taekwondo beginners at United Martial Arts.  Am I too old to start taekwondo? Asking if you’re too old to begin taekwondo is like asking if you’re too old to care about...

Fake Martial Arts in Movies and TV

With hundreds upon hundreds of martial arts styles in existence, why do writers, game designers and filmmakers constantly invent new ones? After all, some that sound made up already exist in the real world. Take, for instance, drunken monkey kung fu where the aim is...