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Yes, Tae Kwon Do is a very good martial; however, if you are trying to choosing a marital art to study yourself, the more important consideration is the quality of the instructors. There are good Taekwondo instructors and bad taekwondo instructors. Shop around and find a great instructor.

Another factor is whether you want to learn a more offensive martial art or not. Tae Kwon Do was made for defence. It can be using in offence, but there are many close contact techniques that will help you defend yourself. Karate is a more offensive form.

Tae Kwon Do also uses more of the feet than other Martial Arts. There are many forms of kicks. There are less hand movements. The hand usually only do punches and blocks. They have a few other movements that are not used often.

Doing Tae Kwon Do also helps you think. Your mind seems to work better after starting Tae Kwon Do. This may only be the case for some people. It may improve concentration and memory. But this may not happen in all cases.

All in all, Tae Kwon Do is a good martial art.

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What does Tae Kwon Do mean to you?

A good Martial Art.

Is Tae Kwon Do an art?

Yes, it is called a "martial art".

Which martial art originated in Korea?

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Which is stronger Tg Tae Kwon Do or martial arts?

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Is Tae Kwon Do a deadly martial art?

It depends upon the fighter.

What martial art is Korean?

Tang soo do Hapkido Tae Kwon Do

What is the difference between Tae kwon do and krav Mago?

Tae Kwon Do is a Korean martial art. Krav Maga is an Israeli martial art. Both involve the use of kicks and punches, but the philosophies are different (as is their history).

What is the difference between karate and martial arts?

Karate is a martial art. It is all under one catagory, Judo is a martial art, Tae Kwon Do is a martial art

Are martial arts and Tae Kwon Do the same?

No, they are not the same. Taekwondo is a martial art. Other martial arts are karate, jujitsu, kendo, kung fu, boxing, fencing, shooting, archery, etc., anything associated with preparing individuals for combat.

How do you spell TAE KWON DO?

"Tae kwon do" (also "taekwondo") is a type of Oriental martial art that originated in Korea. It is also the "national sport" of South Korea.

What language is tae kwon do?

Taekwondo is not a language, it is a martial art. The word is Korean for the art of kicking and punching.

Korean writing for tae kwon do?

tae kwon do 태 권 도 However, the Korean Martial Art is one word, three syllables with no separation: Taekwondo 태권도

How do you spell teakwondo?

The martial art may be spelled as one word taekwondo, or separately as tae kwon do.

What martial arts are best for fighting?

All martial arts are good for fighting, but tae kwon do (ty kwon doh) is also great for self defense.

A martial artist who is a 9th degree black belt in tae kwon do is considered what?

a grandmaster of the art and extremly dangerous

Should I do karate?

In my experience, I found Tae Kwon Do to be a more advanced and proper martial art than Karate.

In what country did Tae Kwon Do originate?

Tae Kwon Do originated from Korea and is thought to be the oldest form of Korean Martial Arts. Tae Kwon Do combines self defence and combat techniques.

How are Jeet Kune Do and Tae Kwon Do different?

Tae Kwon Do and Jeet Kune Do are different in many respects. First and foremost, while they share a similarity in being philosophies, and being an approach to Martial Arts, Jeet Kune Do differs in its philosophy to Tae Kwon Do, further, Tae Kwon Do is also a Martial Art in and of itself. Tae Kwon Do's roots begin in Korea as a form of fighting mounted opponents by way of high kicks and strikes at angles. Jeet Kune Do is more of a foundation that helps further develop an individual philosophy and personal connection to a martial path.

Is there an American adaptation of Tae Kwon Do?

Not specifically. I'm sure there are people that have created 'their own' martial art based on some things they learned in Tae Kwon Do, but they haven't expanded or been successful to the point that they are recognized.

What are the meanings behind the logos of martial arts?

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