Taekwondo is a great education system leading the practitioner through the proper conditioning. And session by session, repeating move after move, the beginner starts to master these techniques.
So while you have to be in great shape to perform some of the taekwondo techniques, you build to it, and you get in the greatest shape by practicing Taekwondo.
Taekwondo is an art in evolution, and a combination of the different influences and cultures of the country that does not just come from Karate.
In the modern martial arts war, (“my system is better than this system”etc…), there are many misconceptions about Taekwondo. Here are the 5 biggest ones.