What is Taekwondo?


Taekwondo is recognized as one of the oldest forms of martial arts in the world reaching back 2 000 years.  The art of self-defense which originated Korea. The name was selected for its description; Tae (foot), Kwon (Hand), Do (Art).

Taekwondo made its first appearance at the Seoul, South Korea Olympic Games in 1988.  But only became an Olympic Sport in 2000 at the Sydney, Australia Olympic Games.

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