Tang Soo Do is a form a karate. It originated in Korea and incorporated many of the elements of karate from Japan and Okinawa. Chuck Norris studied this style when he was stationed in Korea.
Asked in Martial Arts
In tang soo doo what are the six areas of your foot you can strike with?
The heel, the ball, the outside blade, the inside blade, and the top are the five areas of the foot that you can kick with. ...
Asked in Martial Arts, Self-Defense, Kung Fu
What is the better self defense Kung Fu or Tang soo do?
That is really an opinionated answer, mine would have to be Tang Soo Do, though. -I would say Tang Soo Do.... because Chuck Norris uses this style lol ...
Asked in Taekwondo
Who was the founder of the Korean martial art Tang Soo Do?
There is no actual known founder of the Korean martial art Tang Soo Do, however the name for the art of Tang Soo Do was adopted by Hwang Kee, the person who founded Moo Duk Kwan. ...
Asked in Karate, The Difference Between
What is the difference between Tang Soo do and Karate Do?
They are both striking arts. Tang Soo Do is a Korean based form. Until recently most of the kata could be clearly traced through Japan to Okinawa and Shorin Ryu Karate. Much of the Tang Soo Do schools have converted into the Taekwondo styles. Chuck Norris originally learned Tang Soo Do. ...
Asked in Martial Arts, Chinese Dynasties
When did tang soo do begin?
The origin of Tang Soo Do can not be traced to any single person or year. Lee Won Kuk the founder of the Chung Do Kwan school was credited as the first person to teach Tang Soo Do in Korea. Most Tang Soo Do stylist however can trace their lineage back to Hwang Kee and his Moo Duk Kwan school founded on November 9, 1945. ...
Asked in Karate
What is Tang So Do karate?
Tang Soo Do is a Korean martial art similar to Tae Kwon Do. "Tang" is the name of the dynasty ruling China at the time, Soo means hand, and Do means art. So it is the hand art of the Tang dynasty. The Korean government merged all of its various martial arts were consolidated into one national art-- this became known as Tae Kwon Do. To escape consolidation, which was viewed as a degradation of ancient traditions, many Korean martial artists relocated,...
Asked in Celebrities, Actors & Actresses, Chuck Norris
What degree black belt is Chuck Norris?
Chuck Norris has a tenth degree black belt in Tang Soo Doo and an 9th degree black belt in taekwondo from the Kukkiwon (world Taekwondo headquarters in Seoul, South Korea) and a black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu! ...