Tae Kwon Do
Tae Kwon Do is a Korean Martial Art and Combat Sport. Tae Kwon Do is the national sport of South Korea and is an Olympic sporting event. In Korean, Tae means feet or kicking; Kwon means hands or striking; and Do means art, path, way, or method. Hence, Tae Kwon Do is loosely translated as the way of the foot and fist.
As with many other martial arts, Tae Kwon Do is a combination of combat techniques, self-
Tae Kwon Do as a sport and exercise is popular with people of both sexes and of many ages. Physically, Tae Kwon Do develops strength, speed, balance, flexibility, and stamina. An example of the union of mental and physical discipline is the breaking of boards, which requires both physical mastery of the technique and the concentration to focus one's strength.