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Taekwondo     Korea

Taekwondo, I'm sure you've heard of it. The origin of taekwondo is of course, Korea. Taekwondo Korea has now become very popular in the world of martial arts.

Taekwondo is a martial art focused on kicking.

Tae (태) means "to kick" or "to strike with the foot."

kwon (권) means "to intercept" or "to strike with the hands."

do (도) means "the way of the art"

As we put these together, we can clearly see Taekwondo is the way of the art using kicking and punching. Taekwondo has become very popular and well known for its excellent kicks.

Besides the use for self-defense, taekwondo has also become very popular as a sport. There are many taekwondo competitions all over the world. It is even an event in the Olympics now. In addition, taekwondo teaches more than physical fighting skills. It teaches discipline as well as a way to enhance daily life through training.

To learn more in-depth about taekwondo, please use the links below to find specifics about taekwondo.

History of Taekwondo
Philosophy of Taekwondo
Benefits of Taekwondo
Taekwondo Uniforms and Belts
Taekwondo Vocabulary Terms
Taekwondo Training Tips
Taekwondo Break Test

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