The name Tae Kwon Do is derived from the Korean word “Tae” meaning foot, “Kwon” meaning fist and “Do” meaning way of. So, literally Tae Kwon Do means “the way of the foot and fist”. The name Tae Kwon Do, however, has only been used since 1955 while the arts’ roots began 2,300 years ago in Korea.
Tae Kwon Do is primarily concerned with self-defence.
Rhee Tae Kwon Do teaches the complete art of Tae Kwon Do. The philosophy and spirit that is embodied in the ancient art as well as modern up to date sports science practices are combined to provide you with a balanced and complete martial art.
What can Tae Kwon Do teach me?
Enhance self-esteem by heightening your physical and mental powers. Build confidence by encouraging you to succeed and to take control of your life. Develop discipline by thoroughly training your body and mind in the tenets and techniques of Tae Kwon Do.
The 5 tenets of Taekwondo: courtesy, integrity, perseverance, self-control, and indomitable spirit.