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Tae Kwon Do (Organized)

Also known as TKD, TaeKwonDo

User profile image Added Friday, January 28, 2011
by Roy Lachica (60 points)

A Korean martial art that combines combat techniques, self-defense, sport, exercise, and in some cases meditation and philosophy. Sparring, has been an Olympic event since 2000.

 

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    Benefits

    Very versatile. You get to improve everything from balance, strength, stamina, flexibility, movement coordination, endurance, flexibility to discipline, self-esteem, confidence as well as emotional and spiritual well-being. You also get to learn defend your self.

    How to do this

    Find out if TaeKwonDo is something for you. It requires hard work, discipline and determination.Find out if you want to try traditional TaeKwonDo or sports TaeKwonDo. The latter is mote geared towards sparring competition.

    Risks and unwanted side affects

    You will, at some time, probably have an accident. Getting your foot all bruised is common. Bleeding from the nose might happen especially if your doing sports TaeKwonDo.

    Stuff needed to do this

    A place to work out (doyang) and a uniform (dobok).

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