Taekwondo Training to become a Junior Black Belt – What Every Parent Should Know

Think of all the ways your child would benefit throughout their life if you gave them the opportunity to develop a mind-set for achieving success. What if they got into the habit of attaining big objectives from a young age by working to reach smaller goals? Look forward and see what a positive impact it […]

How technology is impacting child development and what you can do about it

The way children play, learn, and interact has been dramatically changed by technology. In just 20 years, traditional games, playing outdoors, and physical connection with their environment has been replaced by a virtual world viewed on various screens and devices. Many young children can use mobile phones and tablets better than some adults, they have […]

Taekwondo For Kids: Learning How To Cope With Daily Life

Our Taekwondo classes for kids are regular reminders that martial art training does more than teach physical skills. Life lessons are learned and character is strengthened during our classes at Pacific International Taekwondo in Brisbane; this is great for parents who want the best for their kids but are unsure how to help them succeed. […]

Mental Toughness vs. Physical Toughness in Taekwondo Training

Toughness noun: the quality of being strong enough to withstand adverse conditions Taekwondo training in Brisbane challenges body AND mind.  Many people say it takes a strong body to train in Taekwondo, but a strong mind is just as important.  Mental toughness and physical toughness are two sides of a scale, and individuals who have […]

Train for more than just your body

Thinking about doing something to improve your health and get in shape? Deciding how to do it is not an easy decision as there’s so much choice now. Maybe it’s time to break out and try something new and different – traditional Taekwondo! You’ll find it hard to find something that delivers the rewards of […]

Taekwondo – A Free Trial of This Exciting Martial Art

Looking for a new way to let off steam, want to exercise your whole body, and learn an effective martial art for self-defence?   Pacific International Taekwondo are offering you a free trial lesson so you can experience this exciting martial art in a safe and friendly environment. During your free trial lesson you’ll learn […]

Women, Fear, and Stepping into A Martial Art

At Pacific International Taekwondo, we’re asked lots of questions from women and girls who are thinking about starting martial art training in Brisbane. They know the benefits, they want to make it happen, but they’re unsure, and wary of getting started. They’re afraid of what might be coming their way should they train. They’re fearful […]

Martial Arts Discipline Shapes the Lives of Teens

Discipline is the distance between goals and accomplishment. – Jim Rohn A central pillar of all martial art practices is that of discipline. Pacific International Taekwondo runs Taekwondo classes Brisbane wide, and in each and every location, you’ll hear the same refrain about the importance of discipline. This common denominator is the thing from which […]

Falling Down and Getting Up is the Essence of Martial Arts

Martial arts is about hitting people right? Wrong. The essence of martial arts isn’t learning to hit people, it’s learning to take a hit….figuratively speaking.   Falling Down The bottom line is that we don’t learn when we’re on top. When you have nothing to look towards, there’s nowhere to grow to, nothing to aim […]

Martial Arts Empowers and Energizes Teens

It seems like a universal struggle – getting teens to get up, get organized and get their lives on track. The trouble is that teens are walking a fine line between childhood and adulthood, with a foot on each side of that line but unable to completely fit in on either side. The tension that […]