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Taekwondo in the Rio Olympics

The taekwondo competition in Rio will feature two firsts: electronic headgear and uniform pants in national colors. http://www.worldtaekwondofederation.net/taekwondo-athletes-to-compete-in-national-colors-at-rio-2016-for-first-time/ 7/24/16: Some pants designs...

Zazen Posture and Process

Here’s a good discussion of the relationships among posture, breathing, and the training goals of zazen. One important detail: note that the “straight” back in zazen is the same as the body position in taekwondo’s upright stances.