Tauranga, in the beautiful Bay of Plenty, was the place to be for women in Taekwon-Do from February 14th -16th. iTKD NZ Women’s conference at The Mount was hosted by the Hwa Rang and Tamaki clubs and held at The Martial Arts Academy with the socialising happening at a fabulous waterfront property at Mount beach […]
Taekwondo is a Korean martial art. It combines combat and self-defense techniques with sport and exercise. Gyeorugi, a type of sparring, has been an Olympic event since 2000. Taekwondo was developed by a variety of Korean masters during the 1940s as a partial combination of taekkyeon, Okinawan karate, and other traditions. The name taekwondo was coined by Choi Hong Hi (of the Oh Do Kwan).