Tae Kwon Do – (Korea) “The way of hand and foot”

One of the hardest styles, using a large number of various hand positions for its hand strikes but primarily known for its variety of kicks to the head (usually higher than most common styles of martial arts).

Tae Kwon Do relies heavily on flexibility, balance and leg strength to achieve its jumping, spinning and flying kicks and foot strikes.

It utilizes blocks as its primary defense techniques.