Originally Posted by swpthleg
If you sparred with someone from a competition school you'd have yr. work cut out for you because they wouldn't know how to use their hands and they'd revert to their decorative ineffective kicks. However some forward-thinking tkd instructors, including mine, teach boxing, takedown defense,and detailed joint manipulation along with tkd, so I feel there are two distinctly different breeds of tkd practitioners evolving.
Yeah I took TKD when I was like 6. I think mine was a McDojo TKD because all I learned was flashy kicks and pretty much useless hands combo's