Taekwondo is one of the most systematic and scientific Korean traditional martial arts, that teaches more than physical fighting skills. It is a discipline that shows ways of enhancing our spirit and life through training our body and mind. Today, it has become a global sport that has gained an international reputation, and stands among the official games in the Olympics.
Taekwondo is composition of three words of Korean languages:
"TAE" Means leg action such as jump, kick or smash by the foot.
(A system of foot techniques)
"KWON" Means to block strike or smash with fists,
(A system of hand techniques)
"DO" Means an Art.
(A system of foot, fist and fighting techniques)