Taekwon-Do is a version of unarmed combat designed for the purpose of self defence.  It was founded in Korea on 11 April 1955 by General Choi Hong Hi. The physical techniques of Taekwon-Do are based on the principles of modern science, in particular, Newtonian physics which teaches us how to generate maximum power.

"Taekwon" represents the physical aspects of the art and literally means to smash with the foot, and to punch with the fist.  Whilst  "Do", meaning "the way" represents the mental aspects and the way we conduct ourselves; guided by the tenets of Taekwon-Do - Courtesy, Integrity, Self Control, Perseverance and Indomitable Spirit.  Both the physical and mental aspects of Taekwon-Do are of equal importance. This is represented by the separation of the two parts, "Taekwon" and "Do".


Through Taekwon-Do you will improve your physical condition, learn effective techniques for self defence and develop a good spirit. You will also benefit from increased flexibility, self discipline, improved concentration, focus & confidence.


UWA Taekwon-Do is a member of the International Taekwon-Do Federation, the Allied National Taekwon-Do Association Australia Incorporated, and the UWA Sport & Recreation Association.



ITF Taekwon-Do - a sport, a martial art, a way of life, a tool for social development


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