Taekwondo is a form of martial arts that originated in Korea. It consists of the art of kicking and formal patterns of movements known as forms. Taekwondo is not all about learning to fight. Fighting is discouraged and the moves learned are only to be used in self-defense and tournament style arrangements . Through taekwondo, you will learn to discipline yourself, respect yourself and others, and you will build a confidence to believe in yourself. You will also gain loyalty, courage, perseverance, self-control, honor, and integrity. In addition to improving your attitude, taekwondo also brings many physical benefits such as strength, flexibility, and speed.