|Taekwondo is an ancient Korean martial art. Over the many years it has become a popular international sport. The main feature of Taekwondo is that it is a free-fighting combat sport using the bare hands and feet to repel the opponent.It consists of sharp strong angular movements with free flowing circular movements to produce a balance of beauty and power. With the addition of Taekwondo's trademark kicks it is a complete system of self defense and personal improvement. All of its techniques are based on a defensive attitude, and are meant to be used only for the purpose of self-defense|
|INTERPRETATION OF THE TERM 'TAEKWONDO'
TAE - Means to Punch with a fist
KWON - Means to Kick with a leg
DO - represents an Art
All in all 'Taekwondo' represents an art of self defense in which the hands and legs are used as the primary weapons
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