Taekwondo teaches you how to Kick, punch and block and Taekwondo also teaches you how to get out when someone grabs you. Taekwondo is about self-defence and self- control. Taekwondo was invented in Korea, by the soldier ‘Choi Hong Hi’ .The year of 2002 Choi Hong Hi past away, so this means Taekwondo is not really an old sport. Taekwondo and Judo are the only Asian martial-art in the olympics.
Taekwondo has become a popular sport around the world, this year only 3 people from New Zealand are participating in Taekwondo in the Olympics. Taekwondo helps you to develop strength, speed, balance and flexibility. As you reach a higher belt level, you are able to break wood with your hands and feet. All you need is strength. It takes a while to earn a black belt if you're doing Taekwondo. Both genders both love playing this sport Taekwondo and many people train hard to be the best of their country.