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Taekwondo

Taekwondo is a form of martial arts developed in Korea combining combat and self defense techniques. The sport of Taekwondo is one of the most popular forms of martial arts.

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counting

Sports; Taekwondo

If a combatant is knockdown, the referee will count from 1 to 10 (like boxing) to give the combatant who was knocked down a chance to get up. The counting is done in Korean.

crouch

Sports; Taekwondo

There are two basic positions in Tae kwon do, crouch and mobile. The crouch position tries to limit the target area the other combatant has as a potential target.

dari

Sports; Taekwondo

Leg in the Korean language.

dasot

Sports; Taekwondo

Five in the Korean language.

dobok

Sports; Taekwondo

This is the name of the uniform worn by combatants.

dolryo cha-gi

Sports; Taekwondo

This is when a defender uses a roundhouse kick, which is when a combatant jumps in the air and then brings their leg to a fully extended position and attempts to kick his opponent in the head.

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