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Taekwondo Today: Taekwondo today is just as exciting as ever. Taekwondo, under the leadership of the World Taekwondo Federation has grown into an international art and sport practiced in over 190 counties worldwide. In 1975 the U.S. Amateur Athletes Union (AAU) accepted Taekwondo as an official sport.
Taekwondo is a mental and physical discipline designed over 2000 years with the ultimate goal being mental and physical health. That is the health of ourselves, our family and our friends. Taekwondo serves as a means of self-protection, giving one the assurance of being able to do so if the need arises.
The power of culture to create a better future. Every part of the world has its own culture. Culture includes the arts, traditions and customs of a country or region, as well as the wisdom, values, lifestyles and trends of the people living there.
Taekwondo, usually thought of by most people as just a way of fighting, and as being a brutal sport. People consider it brutal because of all the kicks, punches, throws, and arm and wrist locks; they usually aren't open minded enough to see the way it benefits people especially children.
Taekwondo was contested at the 2011 Summer Universiade from August 18 to August 23 at the No. 6, No. 7, and No. 8 Pavilions at the Shenzhen Conference and Exhibition Center in Shenzhen, China.
Taekwondo has been practice around the world for hundreds of years, but it was invented approximately at 50 B.C (2,000 years ago). Korea at the time was divided into three kingdoms, the Silla kingdom which was found in the Kyongju plains in 57 B.C, the Koguryo kingdom which was founded in the Yalu River Valley in 57 B.C, and the Paekche kingdom which was founded in the southwestern area of the.