Literally translated, the Korean word,
"TAE" mean to "to kick" or "Squash with the foot".
"KWON" implies "a Hand or fist to block, punch, strike or destroy".
"DO" denotes an "Art" or a "Way". Thus, "Tae Kwon Do" means "the art of kicking,
blocking and punching".
Taekwondo is a system of symmertical body exercise (or a system of techniques) designed for self-defence and counter attack in Unarmed comback making use of the hands and feets as weapons rather, a way of throught and life. However, Taekwondo is not merely a physical fighting skill. Through strike discipline, Taekwondo train both the mind and body, placing great emphasis on the development of moral character. In other words, control of the mind, self-disciplines kindness and humility must accompany the physical grace.
Taekwondo training consists of hardening the body throught practice of the various attack and defence forms. This system of unarmed combat involves the skillful application of punching, jumping, kicking, joging, blocking and sparing action, directed forwards the goal of neutralizing and aggressor, Its techniques are essentially linear motions, but also include the use of circular hand movement, throwing and falling techniques. An essential characteristic used in meeting and opponent's attack is the mastery of breathing and the development of jiptjung (power gathering) to unity your force.
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