Welcome: Basics of Taekwondo
Description: In martial arts, combat sports, and violence, a kick is a physical strike using the foot, leg, or knee (the latter is also known as a knee strike). This attack is often used in hand-to-hand combat, especially in stand-up fighting. Kicks play a significant role in many forms of martial arts, such as Taekwondo, Karate, Kung fu, Vovinam, Kickboxing, Muay Thai, Capoeira, Silat, and Kalarippayattu. Taekwondo is a Korean Martial Arts that uses the power of toes, legs, wrists and arms.
Grade Level: College / Adult
Curriculum: Health / PE
Keywords: Taekwondo, kicks, Korea, Martial Arts
Author(s): Francis Paulo Montecalvo