TAEKWONDO WORLD – TAEKWONDO

  Brief written histories of Taekwondo may either claim the martial art was either developed in the 1940s or has a history dating back 5000 years. This apparent contradiction overlooks the complexity of an evolving art-form. Several martial art schools did appear in South Korea after the end of the Japanese occupation in 1945. These…

Taekwondo world Martial Arts

The martial arts existed in many Asian countries long before the martial arts films of the 1960 and 1970s. Truth was they actually had a reasonable presence in the Western countries ever since World War two military personnel brought back the practice from Japan. Film depictions of martial arts are rarely accurate or even realistic,…