It is one of the most popular martial arts in the world. It is also called the art of punching and kicking. Tae means “to kick,” and Kwon means “to destroy with hands,” and do means “a way to do something.” Taekwondo masters kept exploring its different styles and forms. Its land of origin is Korea. The first taekwondo school, “Kwan,” was opened in 1955. The masters of Kwan decided to merge all the styles and forms, which was called taekwondo.
Taekwondo sports is an opposed sport between two opponents of the same weight.
It uses hands as a backup and emphasizes more on kicking.
You learn a lot of kicking moves, including jumping kicks and spinning. In tournaments, maximum points are given to kicks. An electronic system calculates the exact scoring called Protector, and the scoring system is worn on the head and trunk of the player. It teaches you patience and discipline.