Taekwondo is one of the most popular Korean martial arts. The most common worldwide is a sports version of the system - Taekwondo WTF, although there is a battle of its kind.
In Western Europe and North America usually use the term "Taekwondo", but more correct transcription Ukrainian considered "taekwondo". Korean tae - meaning "foot"; kwon - means "fist"; do - means "way". Thus, taekwondo translates as "the way of foot and fist" or "the art of kicking and fist."
The most popular style in the world of martial arts - Taekwondo WTF Sport, which is the main center of Kukkiwon, which is located in Seoul (Korea). WTF Taekwondo is a traditional sport in the Olympic Games program.