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Tenets of Tae Kwon Do:

Courtesy

Integrity

Perseverance

Self-Control

Indomitable Spirit

Taekwondo is an ancient Korean Martial Art of Self-Defence. "Tae" means to kick or smash with feet, "Kwon" means fist or to punch and "Do" means art or way.

Taekwondo is much more than kicking and punching. It is action philosophy designed as a complete non-violent discipline of entire body training and character building. By practicing Taekwondo, one will benefit in these ways:

Physically Mentally Philosophically

Good co-ordination, toning, reduction of weight, improved flexibility, cardiovascular

conditioning, increased strength, general fitness.

Self confidence, self-discipline, better judgement, self control, stress reduction, better self image, positive attitude.

Tae Kwon Do stands for and promotes the principal of honesty, courtesy, humility,

respect, courage, generosity, loyalty and perseverance.

Integrating these three aspects into one's daily life will result in harmony, health and happiness for the individual and will build freedom, justice and peace in our society.

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Tae Kwon Do Oath:

I shall observe the tenets of Tae Kwon Do

I shall respect the instructor and seniors

I shall never misuse Tae Kwon Do

I shall be a champion of freedom and justice

I shall build a more peaceful world

TTA Taekwondo Oath of Allegiance