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Definitions for tae kwon do
ˈtaɪ ˈkwɒn ˈdoʊtae kwon do

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  1. tae kwon do, taekwondonoun

    a Korean martial art similar to karate


  1. tae kwon do

    Tae Kwon Do is a Korean martial art that focuses on high kicks, jumps, spins, and fast kicking techniques. It was developed during the 1940s and 1950s by various martial artists who combined elements of Karate and Chinese martial arts with traditional Korean martial arts. The term "Tae Kwon Do" translates to "the way of foot and fist." It is not just a physical fighting technique but also a way of thought and life that requires strict discipline, mental strength, and a commitment to hard training and self-improvement. It is recognized as an Olympic sport.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tae kwon do in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tae kwon do in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of tae kwon do in a Sentence

  1. Shoshana Roberts:

    I have been doing martial arts since I was nine, and I have a black belt in tae kwon do ... and I am scared.

  2. Jhoon Rhee:

    I fought the Korean war side by side American soldiers who came to defend my motherland, that touched me. I wanted to pay back with what I do best : Tae Kwon Do.


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