Olympic Taekwondo

Everything you need to know about Olympic Taekwondo. There are several styles and organizations but the style used in the Olympics is WTF or the World Taekwondo Federation style. You are required to wear your official WTF trunk protector, forearm guards, and shin guards. This is a quick guide.

Taekwondo is a Korean martial art, characterized by its emphasis on head-height kicks, jumping and spinning kicks, and fast kicking techniques. Taekwondo was developed during the 1940s and 1950s by various martial artists by incorporating elements of Chinese Martial Arts with indigenous Korean martial arts traditions such as Taekkyeon, Subak, and Gwonbeop.To learn more about the History of Taekwondo you can visit Wikipedia.

Taekwondo Techniques

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