Tae Kwon Do

by Read Listen Learn · Sport · Pre-Intermediate

Tae kwon do is the martial art of Korea and one of the most popular in the world. It has taken a lot from Japan and China, but it has also become a sport with its own rules. The name ‘tae kwon do’ means ‘kick and punch’. It became very popular in the Korean War in the 1950s but it started hundreds of years before. Read more about it here (550 words).

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