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What is Tae Kwon-Do?

What is Tae Kwon-Do?

Tae Kwon Do is a martial art which is known primarily for the vast selection of kicking techniques. There are multiple interpretations of the name Tae Kwon Do. It is often translated as ‘the way of hand and foot’.

Tae – To strike or block with the foot’ or ‘to kick’, it also means ‘jump’

Kwon – Fist “To strike or block with hand’

Do – The way of life or art.

Put this together and it means: “The art of Kicking and Punching” or “The art of unarmed combat”. The sport has been founded in Korea and is one of the popular modern martial arts.