General Taekwondo Information

This Taekwondo page contains information about the various styles of taekwondo that exist today and focuses on the two biggest: ITF (International Taekwondo Federation) and WTF (World Taekwondo Federation).

Taekwondo (also written as "tae kwon do", "taekwon-do" or "t'aegwondo") is a modern martial art from Korea that is characterised by its fast, high and spinning kicks.

Besides explanations on the organizations, there is information about techniques and ethical backgrounds of taekwondo. Korean terms, including sound-files, are provided, belt explanations are provided and there is a photo-gallery and much, much more. In short: (almost) everything you need to know about this great martial art.

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