About Taekwondo

about-taekwondoTaekwondo is a Korean Martial Art of Self-Defence. “Tae” means to kick or smash with feet, “Kwon” means fist or to punch and “Do” means art or way.

Benefits of Taekwondo

Taekwondo is a philosophy designed as a complete discipline for the mind and body. By practicing Taekwondo, one will benefit in the following ways:

  • Cardiovascular fitness
  • Flexibility and co-ordination
  • Improved muscle tone
  • Improved confidence, discipline and focus
  • Improved self-control and stress reduction

Tenets of Taekwondo:

  • Courtesy
  • Integrity
  • Perseverance
  • Self-Control
  • Indomitable Spirit

Taekwondo Oath:

  • I shall observe the tenets of Taekwondo
  • I shall respect the instructor and seniors
  • I shall never misuse Taekwondo
  • I shall be a champion of freedom and justice
  • I shall build a more peaceful world