Taekwon-Do vs Karate

Taekwon-Do VS Karate

               To start off with all martial art systems are good, it mostly depends on the instructor. Just like school, we could have a bad teacher but that doesn’t mean history or math is not important. Both styles are similar.

The differences between Taekwon-Do and Karate

                                   Taekwon-Do is a Korean Martial Art, Karate is Japanese.

Taekwon-Do is more modern and was founded in 1955. Because of this, there was more emphasis on science and theory. It has tremendous power. It is a mix of a few styles including Shotokan Karate. Some styles of Karate go back 1000 years.

Takekwon-Do emphasis the uses of kicking more than any other style of Martial Arts. Even many kicks high section. Karate has some basic kicks, some styles of it more than others.

Taekwon-Do is a Military martial art founded by a General. Karate style was founded by a mix of farmers, monks and soldiers.

Both Taekwon-Do and Karate are stand up striking styles. Both are excellent against multiple opponents. Both have numerous hand techniques. Both can be sport or used by the military. Both require a lot of discipline and dedication.

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