Taekwondo

Taekwondo, Tae Kwon Do or Taekwon-Do is a Korean martial art, characterized by punching and kicking techniques, with emphasis on head-height kicks, jumping spinning kicks, and fast kicking techniques.... Wikipedia

  • Highest governing body:  World Taekwondo (South Korea)
  • First played:  Korea, 1940s
  • Contact:  Yes
  • Mixed gender:  Yes
  • Type:  Martial art
  • Country or region:  Worldwide
  • Olympic:  Since 2000
  • Paralympic:  Since 2020
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo