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Taekwondo History & Philosophy

Taekwondo is about much more than just kicking and punching.  In this section of the blog you’ll find information on black belt ethos, korean history, kunja, taegeuk meaning, taekwondo history, taekwondo philosophy and more.  If


Detailed History of Taekwondo

Koguryo and Silla Dynasties The origin of Taekwondo can be traced back to the Koguryo dynasty founded 37 B.C.  This is evidenced by the mural paintings found in the ruins of the royal tombs built by the Koguryo dynasty which show scenes of



Whilst the WTF is responsible for the sporting aspects of Taekwondo, Kukkiwon is responsible for black belt gradings and certification, and the general administration of the martial art of Taekwondo.


Taekwondo History – Where does Taekwondo come from?

A brief overview: Archeological findings in Korea have revealed that a primitive form of Taekwondo was practiced as far back as 2000 years ago. During the long and embattled history of Korea, Taekwondo (originally called Subak and Takyon)