Chief Master Bill Babin explains his life with EGM H.U. Lee. After more than 40 years in ATA and even 20 years since the passing of EGM, the excitement and honor of a career in ATA and Songahm Taekwondo comes through clearly in this heartfelt appreciation. Whether you are just starting Taekwondo or whether you are a Master, Chief Master Babin explains how you too can also have an amazing life in Taekwondo.
Bullying is a fact of life so here are some great tips for dealing with both “in person” and “online” bullying.
As the date September 11 approaches every year, we are gain reminded, “Never Forget.” Well, I am not sure exactly what I am supposed to “never forget.”
Training Tips of a Chief Master #5 — Use Video Every great athlete, every great sports team, uses video as a way to improve technique. Remember Tip #1: be prepared to be alone. So if it will be six months before your see your instructor or your next clinic, video your form so you can […]
Training Tips of a Chief Master #4 The Role of Resistance Training Most of you are already familiar with the FIVE elements of physical fitness. You should be training with all five of these objectives in mind. cardiovascular endurance flexibility muscle strength muscle endurance body fat percentage Today, I just want to address the role […]
Training Tips of a Chief Master #3 – The Wonderful Chart The path to success will take you through these three steps: create SMART goals write them down use a chart to monitor progress We all know about SMART goals. Write down your goals so each one meets these criteria: S pecific M […]
Training Tips of a Chief Master #2 Who is on your championship team? In this episode, Chief Master Babin explains how to build a championship team of professionals who will help you to the mountaintop of success. TRAINING TIPS OF A CHIEF MASTER #2 “Who is on your team?” […]
Training Tips of a Chief Master INTRODUCTION and Tip #1 TRAINING TIPS OF A CHIEF MASTER #1 BE PREPARED TO BE ALONE I realize that times have changed. Many regions have several high ranks, as high as 7th or 8th degree, unheard of in my days as a lower rank. With so many […]
Helpful thoughts for this difficult time. Chief Master Babin provides a new perspective on our role as instructors of Songahm Taekwondo during the time of COVID-19
Lesser-Known Players on the Apollo 11 Team: Frances ‘Poppy’ Northcutt Northcutt helped get the Apollo 11 crew home safely by verifying the return trajectory calculations. She also broke barriers by being the first female engineer to work in Mission Control. After leaving NASA, Northcutt went on to become a criminal law attorney. (courtesy of […]