Dojang Culture

Down the Rabbit Hole: Taekwondo, Black Holes and Finnegans Wake

by Patrick Harriganon June 17, 2021
Fifty-some years ago, I encountered Taekwondo. Little did I know that it would propel me on a life long journey that grows more amazing with each passing day.

Who is a Do-Ban?

by Patrick Harriganon January 31, 2021
Hwa Chong on spiritual friendship Everyone needs trusted companions who can accompany one through life as lifelong friends. In Korean language there is a term for such friends. They are Do-bans, literally ‘Tao companions’. We must pursue the truths of life by awakening spiritually. That is the ultimate aim of Taekwondo. Today Olympic sports are pursued […]