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The Evolution of Taekwondo

Tae Kwon Do is one of the most popular martial arts in the world today. Formulated in Korea following the Second World War, and based on centuries of Korean practices, Tae Kwon Do (Taekwondo) is an art with both modern and ancient roots. In 1992, Tae Kwon Do became an official Olympic sport, propelling it into the 21st Century. Since that time, it has evolved to encompass the ancient traditions of charater development and self-defense skills, as well as a popular martial sport.

Tae Kwon Do, as it is taught as Do Shim Martial Arts, utilizes Tae Kwon Do's explosive kicks and effective and techniques as a means to efficiently develop our students' character, physical fitness levels, self-defense skills and to elevate our sense of balance and peace of mind.

Do Shim Martial Arts is proud to be affiliated with the World Taekwondo Federation. Following our heritage, we are committed to the martial arts pursuit of "the way". Our Tae Kwon Do program will provide you with a path, "the way", to enhance your life and daily activities.

Conveniently located in Manhattan. Contact us today and see what Tae Kwon Do can offer you!