About the Journal

  1. Moment is the time when a Multidisciplinary Journal is needed as the phenomenon of international change of mankind is occurring in a complex way.
  2. Publisher is specialized in the field of Multidisciplinary Science, and this journal is also an Interdisciplinary Journal, covering all academic fields related to Martial Arts in all fields of research.
  3. The Biggest Feature, it can be said that an approach in various fields related to the Martial Arts is key.
  4. At the core, It addresses, analyzes, and provides direction to Martial Arts issues that are being discussed Internationally.

Aims & Scope

Area 1 Multidisciplinary
Area 2 Sport Science
Area 3 Arts & Humanities Other Topics

Open Access, Citation & Index

Area 1 KCI (Korea Citation Index)
Area 2 ROAD
Area 4 EBSCO
Area 5 ProQuest
Area 6 Exribris
Area 7 Google Scholar

Latest Articles


  • Purpose: The growing number of youth Taekwondo practitioners gives them the opportunity to live a mentally and physically healthy life by learning not only the techniques of Taekwondo, but also the theory and the mind. The goal of this study is to look into ways to expand and revitalize the youth Taekwondo training population, as well as to provide basic data. Method: The electronic literature platform search was used for the research method and data collection method used to achieve the purpose of this study. After reconfirming the title and summary of each literature, the literature judged to be highly relevant to this study was finally chosen, and its validity as data was verified using triangulation with a peer expert group. Results: To revitalize youth Taekwondo, a year must be set aside to actively and extensively promote "interesting and fun Taekwondo" for youth, educate leaders about current youth popular culture, develop instructional methods, and hold Taekwondo competitions. Various competitions are held in accordance with the sports policy, including group exhibitions for underprivileged youth and women's group competitions, so it should be reviewed on a long-term basis in accordance with the understanding of sociality and the flow of popular culture. ‘Forgery’ is the conduct of fabricating non-existing data or research outcome and recording or reporting them as true and existing. Conclusion: It is critical to continue to focus on the vitalization of youth Taekwondo, and understanding and accepting youth popular culture will aid in revitalizing youth Taekwondo. It is interpreted as a problem of acceptance and convergence, and it is thought that efforts should be made to support it, develop a Taekwondo training program, and nurture professional leaders, according to the flow of popular culture.
    Keyword:Youth, Taekwondo, Sports, Pop Culture, Activation
  • Purpose: This study aims to prepare academic foundations and evidence for judo and explore changes in judo technique use according to middle school, high school, and college judo athletes' winning experience and experience of being selected as representative athletes. Method: In order to achieve the purpose of this study, frequency analysis was conducted to identify the general characteristics of the study subjects, and Cronbach's α coefficient was calculated to obtain the reliability value of the survey. In addition, t-test and One Way ANOVA were conducted to find out the difference in defense techniques according to the player's gender and grade. Results: As a result of the study, there was no difference in gender in judo defense techniques, and there was a significant difference in hand technique, hip technique, foot technique, and defense technique according to the player's grade. Conclusion: As a result of this study, considering the difference in judo defense technique according to grade, hand technique and hip technique are evenly distributed in grade, and in the case of foot technique, the higher the grade, the difference in perception of defense technique appeared.
    Keyword:Judo, Defense Techniques, Age, Grade, Utilization Analysis
  • Purpose: The public's perception of the KTA Power Taekwondo Premium League is examined and understood by using the big data analysis techniques to identify status of spectators type Taekwondo Method: text mining, sentimental analysis, and the semantic network analysis were performed to examine and understand the public's perception of the KTA Power Taekwondo League, which is undergoing promotion and operated to enhance the interest of Taekwondo games by using the big data analysis related techniques. Results: First, the Korea Taekwondo Association, which is the supervising organization of the KTA Power Taekwondo League, demonstrated the largest frequency and was derived as a primary keyword. Second, as a result of the sentimental analysis performed, the positive ratio(63.37%) turned out to be higher than the negative ratio(36.63%). Third, as a result of the semantic network analysis performed, it was verified that the keywords of the Korea Taekwondo Association, game, holding, power, competition, method, and Protector and scoring system were located at the center of the network and formed a discourse. Firth, as a result of the CONCOR analysis performed, ‘KTA Power Taekwondo demonstration,’ ‘competition holding 1,’ ‘competition holding 2,’ and ‘promotion of spectator type competition’ were formed into groups. This suggests that the interest and demand for the promotion and holding of the KTA Power Conclusion: In this study, the public's perception of the KTA Power Taekwondo Premium League is examined by using the big data analysis techniques. That is sought to provide the basic data on how to improve the Taekwondo competition method to increase the interest in Taekwondo.
    Keyword:Big Data, Text Mining, Sentiment Analysis, CONCOR Analysis, Taekwondo
  • Purpose: The purpose of this study is to find out the perception of the Poomsae competition among the athletes participating in the Free style Poomsae competition and explore future-oriented improvement measures based on this. Method: Accordingly examine the researchers collected data from the subjects through in-depth interviews, which is a qualitative research method, to achieve the purpose of the research. This led to a comprehensive conclusion. Results: First, the players said that the Free style Poomsae competition was important for the colorful and difficult acrobatic and technical kicks, which are different from the existing Poomsae. Secondly, the poor scoring of kicks required by the current the Free style Poomsae scoring system is causing difficulties for many players, as they are judged by the judge's subjective judgment on the field. Third, unlike authorized Poomsae because the frame is not set, the Free style Poomsae perform various techniques within the time limit. Fourth, he mentioned that the current international sports Poomsae competition has different directions, and that athletes are practicing skills with a lot of emphasis on acrobatic rather than preparing for two things. Fifth, for the revitalization of the freestyle Poomsae, the competition was the biggest. Conclusion: By lowering the barriers of scoring technology, the participation rate should be increased by creating the Free style Poomsae stadium culture where players of all ages can easily participate. If you can produce and participate in the competition by utilizing the spirit and traditional movements of Taekwondo, not by kicking, acrobatic, or gymnastic skills, it will greatly affect the participation rate of Poomsae competition.
    Keyword:Taekwondo, Free Style Poomsae, Perception, Improvement, Poomsae Players
  • Purpose: This study sought to analyze the American Taekwondo curriculum and standardize the American Taekwondo curriculum to ensure that it can meet the Taekwondo educational goals pursued by Kukkiwon, the world Taekwondo headquarters. The standardized American Taekwondo curriculum will contribute to the educational use of Taekwondo in the United States. Method: As one of the data collection methods to study social and cultural phenomena, the method of collecting necessary information through existing literature data was selected. This thesis was approached as a qualitative research method that collects data and interprets the meaning of the phenomenon through the intuitive insight of the researcher. Results: The world Taekwondo headquarters, Kukkiwon dispatches the Kukkiwon masters to 53 countries to teach and evaluate Taekwondo according to the standard curriculum. However, the US does not currently have a Kukkiwon master dispatched. Moving forward, the Kukkiwon masters should be dispatched to supply the standard curriculum relative to the Taekwondo training population. The “Taekwondo Standard Curriculum” presented by Kukkiwon and the Korea Taekwondo Association in 2019 divided the subjects to be completed by the non-Poom-and-Dan-holders and Poom and Dan holders into the mandatory and optional courses. 1) Non-Poom-and-Dan-holders must complete the training period(40 hours x 9 levels = 360 hours) for 40 hours of unit time for each level from level 1 through level 9, respectively. 2) As for 1 Poom and Dan holders, the time of completion for each unit is 80 hours, with the time of completion for the training period(80 hours x 3 units = 240 hours), and as for 2 Poom and Dan holders, the time of completion for each unit is 80 hours, with the time of completion for the training period(80 hours x 6 units = 480 hours), as for 3 Poom and Dan holders, the time of completion for each unit is 80 hours, with the time of completion for the training period(80 hours x 9 units = 720 hours), and as for 4 Poom and Dan holders, the time of completion for each unit is 80 hours, with the time of completion for the training period(80 hours x 12 units = 960 hours) are required, respectively. Conclusion: That is, for the Taekwondo curriculum, the trainees should not only comply with the period required after the promotion of Poom and Dan, but also should be required to complete the mandatory training time, thereby making it an even more effective approach toward achieving the educational goal of Taekwondo.
    Keyword:Taekwondo, Curriculum, History, Grandmaster, Subject

Publishing Schedule

Submission 1/20 4/20 7/20 10/20
Editorial Review 1/30 4/30 7/30 10/30
Double Blind Peer Review 2/20 5/20 8/20 11/20
Review-Form Reflection Review 2/25 5/25 8/25 11/25
Accepted 2/25 5/25 8/25 11/25
Manuscript Editing Review 2/30 5/30 8/30 11/30
Scientific Proofreading <15th> <15th> <15th> <15th>
Open & Hybrid Review 3/15 6/15 9/15 12/15
Published 3/30 6/30 9/30 12/30



Kwon Jang

Korea National Sport University, ROK
[Curriculum Vitae]

Editorial Advisory Boards

Seongkon Choi General Affairs Keimyung University, ROK
Jaehwan Jeoung Intelligence Chosun University, ROK
Boseob Heo Management Kosin University, ROK
Sukkyung LeePlanning Jeonju University, ROK
Hyoungkeun Oh International Woosuk University, ROK

Managing Editor

Sihyun Ryu

Korea National Sport University, ROK
[Curriculum Vitae]

Editorial Review Boards

Youngnam Cha Kosin University, ROK
Minchang Kim Korea National Sport University, ROK

Editor in Chief

Jusik Park

Keimyung University, ROK
[Curriculum Vitae]

Executive Editors

Jongsoo Kim

Keimyung University, ROK
[Curriculum Vitae]

Hochul Shin

Kyungmin University, ROK
[Curriculum Vitae]

Associate Editor Boards

Dongyoung Park Baekseok University, ROK
Youngae Shin Keimyung University, ROK

Assistant Editor Boards

Shunzhe Piao Shenyang Sport University, China
Tamunang Tamutana Timothy Zhengzhou Normal University, China
Mariko Nakamura Chuo University, Japan
Jacqueline Z. Wilson Federation University Australia, Australia
Kathryn Haynes University of Hull, UK


JUN. 23 National Tax Service of Republic of Korea (493-92-00207)
DEC. 05 Inaugural General Meeting
2016 FEB. 03 International Journal of Martial Arts (ISSN 2423-835X)
JUN. 30 First Journal Publication (378 Tenjinchou Kamimaruko Nakaharaku Kawasakishi Kangawhken Japan)
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