Yimkongniken Aonok started learning various forms of martials from the year 1988. I started as a fulltime Taekwondo-do instructor in the year 2002. Spent approximately 21 years of teaching Taekwondo-do in various schools and clubs in an around Dimapur and Kohima has became an International instructor in the year 2015. Since his Instructorship he has taught thousands of students, many of whom achieved Black Belt under his guidance. In addition, He has competed in numerous Taekwondo-do tournaments, seminars and championships, from which he attained valuable insight in the world of martial arts. He currently holds 4th Dan black belt in Taekwondo-do and an International umpire.

Taekwondo is a dynamic and disciplined martial art that originated in Korea. Translated as “the way of foot and fist,” it emphasizes high-speed kicks, striking techniques, and rapid movements. Taekwondo is characterized by its powerful and explosive kicks, showcasing agility, flexibility, and precision.

The practice of Taekwondo goes beyond physical combat, focusing on mental and spiritual development as well. It instills values such as respect, self-discipline, perseverance, and integrity. Practitioners strive to achieve balance and harmony in their lives while honing their physical skills.

In Taekwondo, practitioners progress through a belt system, symbolizing their growth and proficiency. Training involves a variety of techniques including punches, kicks, blocks, and forms (poomsae), which are predetermined sequences of movements.

Competitive Taekwondo is a thrilling aspect of the art, with matches involving quick reflexes, strategy, and precision. Olympic Taekwondo showcases athletes from around the world, competing in both sparring and poomsae events.

Taekwondo is not only a martial art but also a way of life. It offers numerous benefits, including improved fitness, self-defense skills, increased self-confidence, and mental resilience. Whether for sport, self-defense, or personal growth, Taekwondo provides a holistic approach to physical and mental well-being.

Here in Pilgrim Higher Secondary, students learnt about white belt syllabus i.e, four direction punch, four direction block, front trust kick, front rising kick, full rotation kick, snap kick, side piercing kick and some basic sparring techniques.