Presentation on theme: "Tae Kwon Do Sports for life, Sports for health, Sports for everything."— Presentation transcript:
Tae Kwon Do Sports for life, Sports for health, Sports for everything.
What does the word Taekwondo mean? The word is composed of three parts - Tae means foot, leg, or to step on. Kwon means fist or fight. Do means the way or discipline. These three parts together form the two important concepts behind taekwondo
When did this marcial art start? Taekwondo started in korea as a Renaissance form after the conflicts with Japan. The imperious of Korea was always sacked, so the king of the imperious organized an army that could fight with their bodies too, They wanted to develop skills for confronts. So, Taekwondo was born.
Women in TKD In our life we can see women that suffer from prejudice and even being victims of physical aggression, so, this marcial art can help these women, because when they need to defend their bodies, they can use all skills learned in taekwondo classroom.
Taekwondo and its belts Here’s the sequence of belts: 1-white belt; 2-yellow belt; 3-yellow/green belt; 4-green belt; 5-green/blue belt; 6-blue belt;
Taekwondo and your belts 7-blue/red belt; 8-red belt; 9-red/black belt; 10-black belt; The black belt isn’t the final graduation, we can find after the black: black belt first Dan, second Dan, until ninth Dan.
Taekwondo in Olympics - As we saw in Sydney Olympics, 2000, the TKD started to have medals. So, this sport attracted more people to practice this marcial art, and its growth became faster around the world.
Taekwondo today Taekwondo today is similar to the martial arts in other Oriental countries and shares many features with them. In the course of its evolution, it has gained from many different styles that existed in the martial arts of the countries surrounding Korea, like Japan and China.