Taekwondo originated in South Korea and has a history of more than 2,000 years. It is mainly based on leg method, and the action emphasizes a movement that requires strength and accuracy to strike.
Taekwondo is widely spread in South Korea. It consists of three parts: posture, fighting and skill test. It is a traditional national sports event that uses hand and foot techniques to fight.
Taekwondo uses both hands and feet, is strong and powerful, and has various boxing, elbow, knee, throw, leg and actual combat training. It is a powerful weapon for self-defense and self-defense. It is also an effective means to protect oneself, fight evil, and maintain common social order. Therefore, Taekwondo is also a social activity, serving to build a harmonious society.
“Etiquette, humility, patience, self-restraint, and perseverance” are the spirits advocated by Taekwondo. Bowing, shaking hands, and the way the referee and opposing coaches signal in Taekwondo are regulated, advocating respect for opponents. It can be said that the quality of people who seriously learn taekwondo is relatively high, because in the process of learning taekwondo, they also accept etiquette.
Taekwondo competition has the characteristics of short time and high intensity. Therefore, any kind of technical and tactical actions completed by athletes on the spot is bound to be related to the intensity of their physical and psychological extreme intensity. The athlete’s response to various subjective and objective stimuli is to form various basic technical movements in the form of coordinated activities of their corresponding muscle systems. It is characterized by the variety and refinement of movements, the variability of movement structures, and the rapidity, accuracy, flexibility and agility of simple and complex responses.