Taekwondo originates from Korea.

Taekwondo is an Olympic sport.

Taekwondo is both a “hard” and “soft” style martial art.

Taekwondo emphasizes kicking techniques.

Taekwondo uses a wide array of kicking techniques. Including spinning kicks and jump kicks

Taekwondo also involves blocks, punches, open hand strikes, take downs, throws and joint locks.

In Taekwondo prearranged sequences of techniques, generally known as forms, are called “Poomsae”.