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Origin Taekwondo has been used for about 2300 years and originated in Korea. The name however has only been used since 1955. Tae means kick, Kwon means punch and Do means method/art, therefore Taekwondo is literally the art of kicking and punching. General Choi Hong Hi was a South Korean Army General and martial artist who first founded Taekwondo.Taekwondo was created by using the techniques of Taekkyon, Shotokan Karate and Judo (Taekkyon is a Korean Martial art, Judo and Karate...
Taekwondo or Tae Kwon Do is a martial art that was founded in Korea in the year of 1945 (Morris) and it was only in the year 2000 that it was announced to be an Olympic sport. ‘Tae’ meaning foot ‘Kwon’ meaning fist and ‘do’ meaning the way of, therefore, Taekwondo means the way of the hand and the foot. Taekwondo is a highly challenging martial art form, which is mainly composed using your legs and feet in the form...
Imagine being good at taekwondo. No scrap that. imagine being great at taekwondo. No scrap that again. Imagine being the Best taekwondo martial artist in the world. Yes, thats my dream, and let me tell you how I am going to achieve it. First, I have been, and will continue to, motivate myself by saying out my positive affirmations every morning. But wait! what IS a positive affirmation Sia? well let me tell you, it is a method of mental...
What is taekwondo-do? In simple terms, it’s a kind of unarmed combat that began in ancient times and was practiced in the Orient for many centuries. The art of unarmed combat or self-defense got to be sharpened in Korea. This art has been embraced by many Eastern countries such as China and Japan in combination with their denominations and national characteristics (Moennig, 2). Ch’ an-fuah or Kuon-tao is the name referred to as in China while in Japan, it is...