Download subtitle and video from Youtube

Quicky way to download subtitle and video from Youtube: go to[youtube-id]
E.g. Change to

Video Kicked by a Taekwondo Expert
11:23   |   views   |   03/14/2019


  • Dan: We're here to film
  • the Kukkiwon Taekwondo Demonstration Team.
  • The amount of height they can get, it is nuts.
  • It's like he's going up two flights of stairs in two steps.
  • Dan: You see the powder from the wood.
  • It's a double spin. Oh!
  • Gav: Just walking through the air.
  • - That is madness. - Dan: What?
  • Oh, man.
  • Well, I feel incredibly inadequate.
  • - I know, right? - I can't do any of that.
  • Just huge impressive jumps everywhere.
  • Some of those jumps, sort of springing off each other,
  • I think went higher than I've ever been on a ladder.
  • Bloody impressive. Even some of the intros
  • and sort of interstitial moments were really impressive to watch.
  • Yeah, their, like, show introduction piece.
  • ( shouting )
  • I thought it was so good watching it
  • that we actually filmed it in slo-mo as well.
  • They're so incredibly in sync the entire time.
  • Yeah, to find out more about taekwondo
  • and the history of the Kukkiwon team,
  • we had a few questions for their head coach.
  • We're here with Master Park,
  • who is the head coach of the Kukkiwon team.
  • - Nice to meet you. - Nice to meet you.
  • Thanks very much. So, um, do people ever
  • get hit in the face accidentally
  • when they're holding the boards?
  • ( speaking Korean )
  • A lot.
  • ( speaking Korean )
  • Kim: As you saw, kicks are really strong.
  • So sometimes if a kicker hits a holder's hand,
  • sometimes the holder's hand is broken.
  • Or because when the board is broken,
  • there's all this debris, like, everywhere--
  • so sometimes it can cause deep cuts on your skin.
  • I'm glad I wasn't holding one of those,
  • because I was thinking I could probably try that.
  • But then I saw the first demonstration.
  • - I was like, "Nope!" - ( shouting )
  • - Whoa. - ( shouting )
  • Approximately how long does it take
  • to get good enough to be on this team?
  • ( speaking Korean )
  • Kim: Most of the members start their training
  • when they are in elementary school.
  • It requires about seven to eight years
  • of training to join the team.
  • And we select who will be the demonstrators
  • - through an annual audition. - Seven to eight years just to--
  • And that's just to be good enough to get on the team.
  • And then you have to audition
  • - to be able to perform on the team. - Blimey.
  • So how long does it take to become a black belt?
  • ( speaking Korean )
  • Kim: So to get a black belt initially,
  • it requires about one to two years of training.
  • But to join the team, you need to train
  • for at least 15 years, because after 15 years
  • you can get the fifth-rank black belt.
  • So you need the fifth-rank black belt to even be on the team?
  • - Yes. - 15 years.
  • Seriously? So, you can get a black belt,
  • which I always thought was like, "Oh, he's a black belt,"
  • in, like, two years, like it's nothing.
  • Then 15 years later, you might get a shot at being on the team.
  • "I just got my black belt." Child's play.
  • Yeah, good luck, pal.
  • Wow. Does it hurt to kick the boards?
  • - ( speaking Korean ) - Yes.
  • During your training, you get to have a thicker skin,
  • so it gets less painful over time.
  • It's still painful, but again, through your training,
  • you know how to absorb the heat and endure the pain.
  • So how many hours per week do you train?
  • ( speaking Korean )
  • Kim: So, our Kukkiwon team
  • usually trains about 10 hours a day--
  • six hours of physical training
  • and four hours of creating new moves.
  • You mentioned before about how people start in elementary school.
  • Could I have started in elementary school and be this good?
  • Or does it require certain physical aspects and mental strengths?
  • ( speaking Korean )
  • Kim: Starting early is not enough.
  • At some point you have to get professional training.
  • But at the same time, you need mental skills
  • such as endurance, patience, and challenging yourself.
  • So if you are patient enough,
  • I guess you could be as good as our demonstrators.
  • - No discipline. - No chance.
  • So, what makes the Kukkiwon team so special?
  • ( speaking Korean )
  • Kim: What makes it special is two reasons.
  • First is we are the first demonstration team that was established,
  • and we've set up this system.
  • There are many demonstration teams in Korea,
  • but the way that the team is recognized
  • or what kind of moves should be included in our performance,
  • all this are things that we first started.
  • Then the other reason that we're so special
  • is that we are a government-funded agency.
  • We travel to 20 countries across the world every year
  • to perform and to promote taekwondo and Korea.
  • Dan: Wow. That's a full-on professional OG team.
  • Yeah, and for the good of the industry as well.
  • - Yeah, exactly. - Love it.
  • Thanks very much, Master Park,
  • for shattering my dreams of becoming a taekwondo performer.
  • It's just not going to happen for you.
  • Not going to happen, is it?
  • Well, that was good. Back to you, Gav and Dan.
  • Thanks, us. That was very interesting.
  • It's very interesting doing an interview with a translator,
  • - and how quickly she could relay information. - It's very impressive.
  • I was very impressed by that alone.
  • He said how hard it was and how much time it takes.
  • - Yeah. - I wanted to give it a go.
  • But, really, I just wanted to do a training montage.
  • I could tell. You didn't actually want
  • to accomplish anything long term.
  • Don't want to learn any skills.
  • - Just wanted the montage. - Just wanted the montage.
  • Dan, do you want to show me your montage?
  • - Yes, I do. - Okay, go on then.
  • ( synth music playing )
  • ( panting )
  • ( shouts )
  • ( muttering )
  • ( shouts )
  • Oh, wait. I told them not to put that in!
  • ( shouts )
  • ( ding )
  • Don't cringe.
  • ( cheers and applause )
  • Wow. Good montage, Dan.
  • - Learned some skills. - Very inspiring.
  • Why don't we put those skills to use?
  • I've got some boards that we can break.
  • - Okay. - Yeah.
  • Already done this, so, no worries.
  • You're a professional at this, so I'll give it a go.
  • Why don't you hold out this board,
  • and I'll punch through it.
  • - Okay. - Yeah.
  • You sure? You got to give it a bit of power.
  • Yeah, just a little bit of power?
  • - Yeah, yeah. - Just like--
  • - Yeah, that's good. - Yeah.
  • Obviously, it's quite easy to...
  • Simple. Yeah, yeah, yeah.
  • break.
  • I'll just take that off of you.
  • - All right, your turn. - Okay.
  • All right.
  • - Yep. - You ready?
  • - Whenever you're ready. - Okay.
  • - Aah! - Ooh.
  • Didn't quite get through there.
  • Give me that board. That's never going to break.
  • Well, what happened was I bought a plank, but there was only one.
  • So I had to get a different kind of plank for yours.
  • - And-- a little bit harder. - This one's solid.
  • ( music playing )
  • Ooh, nasty punch, that one, wasn't it?
  • Idiot. Thanks for that, yeah.
  • So, I thought it would be good next
  • to test to see if you could take a kick.
  • So I challenged you to find a taekwondo expert who could kick you.
  • I did find an expert. A local expert.
  • - Yeah. - Um, Danica?
  • Lovely to meet you. This is our taekwondo expert.
  • Yeah, nice to meet you, Danica.
  • How long have you been doing taekwondo?
  • - Um, three years. - Three years. Ah, cool.
  • - How old are you? - Seven.
  • Seven. That's almost half your life.
  • How hard do you think you can kick Dan?
  • - Um, pretty hard. - Pretty hard.
  • Pretty hard? Look, you're not supposed to kick me hard.
  • I haven't seen her in action yet, but I've heard--
  • I've heard she can kick hard.
  • ( laughing ) Wha-- oh, man.
  • So, why don't we put on some padding?
  • I've got this PSI-measuring pad
  • to be able to test how hard you can kick me.
  • - Put you on. - I notice you've got a red belt on.
  • What does that mean?
  • It means I've been in nine belts,
  • and I'm two belts away from being a black belt.
  • - Gav: At age seven. - That's ridiculous.
  • I bet now you're pretty scared.
  • - Can you tie me up? - Yes.
  • If I come down here, you can help me.
  • You're two belts away from being a black belt
  • and you're only seven years old.
  • That's quite intimidating.
  • - I bet now you're scared. - I am now.
  • I bet now you regret your decision.
  • A little bit. Must be pretty good.
  • How does this belt and shoe system work?
  • The magnets connect to the screen
  • where the kicks count them.
  • So we can see how hard you kick him.
  • - All right. - Okay.
  • Where do you need Dan to stand for this?
  • If I stand here, you stand just there.
  • Do you reckon you can hit me here?
  • - Yeah. - So confident.
  • I'm going to hop on the Phantom.
  • Danica looks pretty excited to kick you.
  • Are you looking forward to booting me in the side?
  • Yeah. Most people would be, I think.
  • Gav: All right, I'm on the trigger.
  • I'm going to stand here, and whenever you're ready,
  • - give me a good whack. - Okay.
  • Okay.
  • ( shouts )
  • I forgot to breathe out. Almost winded me.
  • Jeez. That's 22 PSI.
  • Gav: That's quite a boot. Did you feel it?
  • Yeah, I did, actually.
  • Remind me to never get in a fight
  • with a seven-year-old.
  • This is what you look like in slow motion.
  • Dan: You're eyeing up your target,
  • which is the side of my chest.
  • Look at that form there, swinging the arm around.
  • Gav: I like the concentration on the face.
  • Dan: It's a good concentration face you got there.
  • You hit me pretty hard there. That wasn't messing around.
  • - That was good. Look. - Gav: It's a good action shot.
  • - Dan: It is a good action shot. - Danica: Yeah.
  • Gav: What were you thinking there, Dan?
  • I was like, "Oh!"
  • ( imitates explosion )
  • See, I could just do this over and over again.
  • You only had to kick him once,
  • but I can have you kick him all day.
  • Well, I think throughout this series,
  • that was some of the most impressive human feats
  • that I've ever filmed in slow motion.
  • - You're talking about my montage. - No.
  • I'm talking about the Kukkiwon team. You know, the people--
  • The blokes jumping sort of 20-foot in the air...
  • - Exactly right. - ...kicking boards with their feet and hands,
  • and-- yeah. Okay. Yeah.
  • Your montage was pretty good, to be honest.
  • - Thank you. - I was impressed.
  • Although you did kind of pad it out a lot
  • with random scenic shots of Seoul.
  • Let's not. All right, I was tired.
  • I was actually quite impressed by your... ( imitates swooshing )
  • I didn't expect to be able to do that.
  • You actually looked quite surprised.
  • Yeah, I was like, "Oh!"
  • Hopefully, you enjoyed that video.
  • Feel free to subscribe to the Slo Mo Guys
  • and check out other episodes of "Planet Slo Mo."
  • How's the hand?

Download subtitle

Right click on one of the buttons above and choose "Save Link As..." to download video


Gav and Dan learn what is required of someone on the Kukkiwon Taekwondo.


Slo Mo Slow Mo Slomo Slomow Slowmow Planet Slowmo - Download Hi-Res Songs


Here With Me flac

CHVRCHES. 2019. Writer: Steve Mac;Martin Doherty;Marshmello;Lauren Mayberry;Iain Cook.
2 5 Seconds Of Summer

Who Do You Love flac

5 Seconds Of Summer. 2019. Writer: Andrew Taggart;Talay Riley;Oak;Sean Douglas;Luke Hemmings;Calum Hood;Ashton Irwin;Michael Clifford;Trevorious;Zaire Koalo.
3 Bonn

No Sleep flac

Bonn. 2019. Writer: Albin Nedler;Bonn;Martin Garrix.
4 Katy Perry

365 flac

Katy Perry. 2019. Writer: Zedd;Katy Perry;Caroline Ailin;Corey Sanders;Daniel Davidsen;Cutfather;Peter Wallevik.
5 Jonas Brothers

Sucker flac

Jonas Brothers. 2019. Writer: Kevin Jonas;Joe Jonas;Nick Jonas;Ryan Tedder;Louis Bell;Frank Dukes.
6 Alan Walker

Are You Lonely flac

Alan Walker. 2019.

Happy flac

DEAMN. 2019.
8 Brooks

Better When You're Gone flac

Brooks. 2019. Writer: David Guetta;Emma Lov Block;Ido Zmishlany;Jackson Foote;Jeremy Dussolliet;Brooks.
9 P!nk

Walk Me Home flac

P!nk. 2019. Writer: P!nk;Scott Harris;Nate Ruess.
10 Louis Tomlinson

Two Of Us flac

Louis Tomlinson. 2019. Writer: Bryn Christopher;Andrew Jackson;Duck Blackwell;Louis Tomlinson.
11 LSD

No New Friends flac

LSD. 2019. Writer: Labrinth;Sia;Diplo;King Henry;Jr. Blender.
12 Anitta

R.I.P flac

Anitta. 2019. Writer: Chaz William Mishan;David Delazyn (The Fliptones);Shari Lynn Short;Thomas Augusto;Omar Tavarez;Tainy;The Fliptones;Rita Ora;Sofía Reyes.
13 Ariana Grande

Needy flac

Ariana Grande. 2019. Writer: Tayla Parx;TBHits;Victoria Monét;Ariana Grande.
14 Fall Out Boy

I've Been Waiting flac

Fall Out Boy. 2019. Writer: Andy Hurley;Patrick Stump;Pete Wentz;Joe Trohman;Lil Peep;​iLoveMakonnen.
15 Thomas Rhett

Look What God Gave Her flac

Thomas Rhett. 2019. Writer: Thomas Rhett;Rhett Akins;Julian Bunetta;John Ryan;Jacob Kasher;Ammar Malik.
16 Ariana Grande

Imagine flac

Ariana Grande. 2019. Writer: JProof;Priscilla Renea;Happy Perez;Andrew "Pop" Wansel;Ariana Grande.
17 Epik High

Sleepless flac

Epik High. 2019.
18 Avril Lavigne

Crush flac

Avril Lavigne. 2019. Writer: Johan Carlsson;Avril Lavigne;Zane Carney.
19 Avril Lavigne

Dumb Blonde flac

Avril Lavigne. 2019. Writer: Mitch Allan;Bonnie McKee;Nicki Minaj;Avril Lavigne.
20 Bebe Rexha

Last Hurrah flac

Bebe Rexha. 2019. Writer: Andrew Wells;Nick Long;Lauren Christy;Bebe Rexha.

Popular this week

Related videos

TheTV in 90 countries