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What is Taekwondo?
“Tae” means foot or kicking, “Kwon” means hand or punching, “Do” means the way of life.
Therefore, Tae Kwon Do is the art of the hand and foot self-defense.
This martial arts bases its philosophy on courtesy, integrity, perseverance, Self-control and indomitable spirit.
Taekwondo is a thousand-year-old combat sport or martial arts of Korean origin.
It stands out for a variety of techniques that use the hands, feet, elbows, fists and even knees.
It also involves personal defense. In addition to the physical or technical level, taekwondo
represents an entire philosophy based on five principles: courtesy, integrity, perseverance,
self-control and indomitable spirit.
The benefits of taekwondo
Taekwondo brings great physical benefits, but also various values and skills that help temper
the character of children. This sport can become a way of life for those who practice it.
It’s an instrument for achieving physical and mental balance.
Taekwondo seeks the realization of the human being in all senses. In the case of children,
it helps them to get through the most complicated stages, acquiring important personal values
and healthy habits for life.