an ancient Korean Martial Art, is the fastest growing
Martial Art in the world.
know that TaeKwonDo existed as far back as 50 BC, more
than 2000 years ago. In these ancient times only warriors
were allowed to use it. You may wonder how we know that
TaeKwonDo existed so long ago. The reason is because archaeologists
found pictures of people practicing TaeKwonDo on the ceiling
of an ancient royal tomb in Korea called the Muyong-Chong.
TaeKwonDo is the national sport of Korea. As
with all martial arts, TaeKwonDo teaches punching, blocking
and kicking techniques, but TaeKwonDo is unique in its
emphasis on accuracy and power. It was a demonstration
sport in the 1988 Olympics in Seoul, Korea, and an official
event in the 2000 Olympic Games (Steven Lopez, from Texas,
brought home a Gold Medal).
TaeKwon Do practice, you will:
don't have to be an Olympic althlete to enjoy the many
benefits of TaeKwonDo. It trains both body and mind. It
is a sport for everyone - men, women, and children. It
is a wonderful way to gain self-confidence and strength.
discipline and leadership
quick reflexes and agility