history of taekwondo

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The name taekwondo broken down into three parts has the meaning the way of the hand and foot, Tae meaning foot, Kwon meaning fist, Do meaning way of.

but the name taekwondo was not used until 1955, taekwondo’s roots stem back to 2,300 years ago in Korea, back then taekwondo was known as a martial art and a way of life, ┬áthe evolution of Taekwondo was a direct result of the happenings in Korea long ago, and knowledge of the history is an important step in understanding Taekwondo.



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