About Taekwon-Do


Taekwon-Do is a form of Korean self-defense. The word “Tae” means “kick and jump”, “Kwon” means “fist, punch, and strike”, and “Do” means “martial arts”. Taekwon-Do emphasizes on kicking techniques. The art was founded in April 1955 after centuries of development and improvement from the early form of Korean martial arts Taek Kyon. Taekwon-Do is now the most practised martial arts in the world.

Taekwon-Do is a very effective and well-developed system of self-defense and self-discipline. Many military forces, law enforcement agencies and security agencies around the world incorporate Taekwon-Do lessons into their mandatory training. Various institutes, scouts and community centres also offer Taekwon-Do training. Due to it popularity, Taekwon-Do was recognized in the Olympic Games as of year 2000.