Martial Art values
Hwa Chong, World Kangdukwon Kwan Jang Nim and President

“I have given you a compass. Now use it!”

by Patrick Harriganon August 24, 2021
 Hwa Chong, the Kwan Jang Nim of Kangdukwon Taekwondo, continues to urge Taekwondo students of all ages and levels to grow and evolve both as martial artists and as human beings. Taekwondo training and principles, he says, should be understood and applied at all levels and all periods of our lives, otherwise we fail to live up to our full potential as human beings.

“Every block of stone has a statue inside it”

by Patrick Harriganon June 24, 2021
Someone asked Michelangelo how he created create sculptures such as Pieta and David. “Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it,” he said.