Apr 17, 2011

A Korean Traditional Martial Art, Taekwondo

Have you heard of Taekwondo? Have you seen it? It is a popular martial art in Korea and an event at the summer Olympic game. Kukkiwon offers a year-round martial art festival. The Kukkiwon, located in Gangnam-Gu, is the World Taekwondo Headquarters and the World Taekwondo Academy as well.

The Taekwondo performance for visitors will be performed by professional martial artists every Monday and Saturday at 11:30, twice per a week, from March to November, 2011. The Korean's traditional martial art Taekwondo aims not only to acquire power and skill for self-defense but to perfect oneself with the character of devoting one's life to the safequard of justice, of respecting the responsibilities and of embodying the thought of universal equality. You may like to see their Taekwondo museum.

635 Yeoksam-Dong, Gangnam-Gu, Seoul

Gangnam Sta. on Line 2 (Green Line) Exit 8 and walk 15 minutes

Tel: 02-567-1058

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