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Taekwondo

Taekwondo is a martial art sport derived from Korea which involves various techniques like head height kicks, jumping and spinning kicks and fast kicking techniques.


Career Options

  • - Teacher - Bio-mechanics - Sport psychologist - Sport journalist - Sports Player - Sports Coach & Instructor - Commentator - Sports Photographer - Personal Trainer - Professional Athlete - Physical Education Teacher - Health Advice Officer - Health & Public Services Leader

Educational Qualifications

  • Minimum qualification required is 10+2

Personal Skills

  • - Physical Energy and Stamina - Energetic - Enthusiastic - Physically fit - Patience - Sporting Spirit - Attentive

Courses to be pursued

  • - Bachelor of Physical Education (B.P.Ed.) - B.Sc. in Sports Science and Nutrition - B.Sc. in Physical Education and Sports Science - B.Sc. in Sports Science - BBA in Sports Management - Bachelor of Sports Management - BA in Sports Management

Top Colleges

  • Shine Star Taekwondo Academy Address: Q-545 Rishi Nagar, Rani Bagh, Delhi 110034 Phone +91-9810676789 Website: www.dtaindia.org/dtaclub.htm
  • Martial Arts & Fitness Academy India Address: I-62, Beta-2, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh 201308 Phone: 098919 99505 Website: http://maafai.in/

Working Conditions

Professional taekwondo players have to work irregular hours which includes evenings, weekends or holidays. While their sports season they have to work 40 hours a week for several months. Due to playing outdoor games, they have to tolerate every type of weather.

Top Companies

  • Jidowan Taekwondo Federation of India Address: D-894, Jahangir Puri, Delhi 110033 Phone: 098999 28127 Website: www.taekwondofederationofindia.com
  • Delhi Taekwondo Association Address: 561, Pocket 3, Paschim Puri, Paschim Vihar, Delhi, 110063 Phone: 098110 53994 Website: www.dtaindia.org/

Successful Persons

Steven Lopez

Steven Lopez is a two time Olympic gold medalist and one time bronze medalist in Taekwondo. He is also the 4th Dan in Taekwondo and has stand out as one of the best athletes of all time.

Jade Louise Jones

Jade Louise Jones is a taekwondo player who represents Great Britain. She is Olympic gold medalist of the year 2012 and 2016 in the 57 kg women's category. She won Britain's first gold medal in taekwondo.

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