BUDO GALA is the best martial arts show on earth! Performing for over 20.000 spectators with the Shaolin Monks and martial arts legends in the Dortmund and Munich Olympic Halls is one of my career highlights! - Mike Chat

Taekwondo (WIP)

Taekwondo /ˌtaɪˌkwɒnˈdoʊ/ or /ˌteɪˌkwɒnˈdoʊ/ (Korean 태권도 (hangul) / 跆拳道 (hanja), [tʰɛk͈wʌndo]), also known as Taekwon-Do and Tae Kwon Do, is a Korean martial art.
It combines combat and self-defense techniques with sport and exercise.
Gyeorugi (pronounced [kjʌɾuɡi]), a type of sparring, has been an Olympic event since 2000.
Taekwondo was developed by a variety of Korean masters during the 1940s as combination of Okinawan Karate, Chinese martial arts, and the ancient Korean traditions Taekkyeon and Gwonbeop.

Modern history

To be continued…


Source: Wikipedia