TAEKWONDO IN SOUTH KOREA
Taekwondo is the national sport of Korea and has become one of the most popular martial arts since its official establishment in 1945. The sport focuses on kicks, punches, self-defense, sparring, breaking, patterns and flexibility. However, taekwondo is unique because it develops a state of mind which is controlled, humble and kind. Students are taught how to be physically powerful, but not to misuse their skills and rather, to use them only when necessary. If you would like to begin training in taekwondo in Korea, here is the basic information you need to know before you begin training and where to find a club or watch a performance.Taekwondo has become a worldwide sport and is taught in English both internationally and in many Korean clubs. However, the Korean language forms the foundation of most taekwondo clubs and it is important to learn some of these phrases before and during your training.