Tae Kwon Do - "The way of the foot and fist" - A dynamic style of martial art and modern combat sport, from Korea.
Tae Kwon Do is characterized by its punching and kicking techniques, with emphasis on head-height kicks, jumping spinning kicks, and fast kicking techniques. The literal translation for Tae Kwon Do is "kicking," "punching," and "the art or way of."
It is a martial art that attacks or defends with hands and feet anytime, anywhere without any weapons, and the purpose of physical training is important, but it also has great significance in fostering the right mind through mental armament.
For those with ambition to test themselves on the ultimate sporting stage, Olympic recognition means that it is possible
to represent your country in the Olympic Games.
But sport is not the only thing this style offers. Taekwondo is also an effective system of self-defence based on fast, strong techniques and counter-attacks.