Category: Taekkyeon

History and principles of Taekkyon, Korea’s ancient folk martial art

Taekkyon is a traditional bare-hand martial art developed by the Korean people and is recognized as the original form of bare-hand martial arts in Korea. Before the 6th century, Taekkyon was practiced by the ruling classes and from the 9th to 12th century, became very popular, even among the common people. According to the Koryusa,…

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