Taekwondo Information

Taekwondo is a modern martial art, characterized by its fast, high and spinning kicks.
Taekwondo is often translated as:

” The way of hand and foot “


means “Foot” or “Strike with foot”


means “Hand” or “Strike with hand”


means discipline, Art or Way

Taekwondo literally means:

” The art of kicking and punching “.

Although it is a system of self-defense, it is more than a physical fighting skill. It represents a way of thinking and a pattern of life requiring strict discipline. It is a system of training both the mind and the body in which great emphasis is placed on the moral development of its students. Students receive instruction in principles such as courtesy, integrity, perseverance, and self-control. Practitioners wear a white, loose-fitting uniform known as a dobok, tied at the waist with a colored belt called a dhee, that indicates rank